• AIF 2021: Agile Design Studio keynote

    What’s the future of automotive design? We dove into it at our 2021 Automotive Innovation Forum.   Marek Trawny takes a look at how digitization has been changing the design studio process, offering more flexibility and broader, deeper collaboration for design teams. How can you be as efficient as possible, maximizing your available time and resources […]

  • VRED 2022 release – available now!

    The VRED 2022 release provides further enhancements to some existing functionality, as well as introducing some new exciting changes. These improvements include data handling, streaming capabilities, and an enhanced render engine. Improvement in Data Handling VRED now supports Alias reference assemblies and recognizes them upon import. We’ve developed support for texture-based light and shadow baking, […]

  • Alias 2022 release is live!

    This exciting release of Alias focuses on improvements to several workflows. These areas include SubD modeling, Dynamo, Class A and design reuse. There is a lot of new functionality in this release, but we also want to remind you of existing functionality that can enhance the whole workflow experience. Check out the videos linked below […]

  • Announcing Automotive Innovation Forum 2021

    We are excited to invite you, our customers and users, to the Automotive Innovation Forum April 28-29, 2021. This is your chance to join industry leaders in exploring the major shifts facing the automotive industry. It’s also an opportunity to learn more about the journey of digital transformation, or what we call the Agile Design […]

  • VRED 2021.3 update release

    The VRED 2021.3 release provides continued enhancements on existing functionality, as well as addressing issues as reported by our customers. These enhancements include interactivity with the depth of field for rendering, Ambient Occlusion, further UV Editor improvements, and more options for our streaming capability and app. We also provide access to our Python API v2.0, […]

  • Dynamo: Solving pattern application across different surfaces

    One of the most common problems users have had with Dynamo, Grasshopper, and similar tools is how to apply patterns across different target surfaces so that it looks natural and authentic. This issue arises most frequently with interior design, when we want to place patterns (say, a logo) across the interior of a door. Usually, […]

  • ALIAS Create VR: New modeling workflow

    An exciting feature of both Alias 2020 and 2021 is a new modeling workflow, Alias Create VR. In this 5-video series, we’ll cover some of the fundamentals of this modeling toolset so that you can begin getting the most of it now. Here’s a short overview of Create VR. In the coming weeks, we’ll be […]

  • VRED 2021.2 update release

    The VRED 2021.2 release focused heavily on addressing issues and enhancements to existing functionality. These enhancements included updates to the Python API, a new UV Editor projection mode, an updated SDK for OpenVR and Oculus, among other miscellaneous updates. This release offers a total of 4 new features, 9 improvements and 19 fixes. Domeble Assets […]

  • Varjo, KIA, NVIDIA and Autodesk are merging digital and physical worlds for automotive design

    We’re excited to announce the outcome of our collaboration with Varjo, Kia, Nvidia and Autodesk – the integration of Autodesk VRED and the VARJO XR-1 Developer Edition. This is a first step towards merging the best of the virtual and the real world by combining VRED’s rendering prowess with Varjo’s high-resolution XR technology. “You’d think […]

  • SubD modeling in Alias

    When we introduced Subdivision modeling in Alias 2020, we knew it would change how designers and design teams work. And over the last couple of years, we have added to this functionality, providing more tools for SubD modeling, and expanding what it can do for design and modeling. If you don’t know what SubD modeling […]

  • Alias 2021.2 update release

    Celebrating its 35th birthday, Alias 2021 was one of our most important releases. It introduced the History Visualizer, Assemblies and a Subdivision Retopology tool. You can check out details and videos here. With Alias, we are always working towards continuous enhancements and investment in the tools we have. One of our goals is continued stability […]

  • Create your own tools in Alias

    I’ve been a Dynamo enthusiast for years, so I’ve had the chance to learn the ins and outs of everything that Dynamo can do inside Alias. We know a number of our users might not have that experience and aren’t aware of the many ways Dynamo can make their work easier, better, stronger. Because Dynamo […]

  • VRED 2021.1 update release

    The VRED 2021 release focused its efforts on Rendering and Collaboration. These two areas are among the most integral to do the work you do, and we believe in keeping you connected and working as efficiently as possible. The 2021 release included the addition of GPU raytracing, a packable VRED scene executable in VRED Go, […]

  • Autodesk Alias: Subdivisional modeling starter pack

    We are excited to announce a new Autodesk offering: the Alias SubD Starter Pack. This new training offering shows you how to create 3D Subdivision models, represented by NURBS limit surfaces, from your concept sketches. We know that design is all about choices, and this new technology gives you the time and flexibility to explore […]

  • Project Sugarhill: Technical preview 6

    Project Sugarhill from Autodesk is a technical preview of immersive (VR) conceptual design tools. The goal of Project Sugarhill is to allow artists and designers to start their creative process directly in 3D.  Using simple curve, surfacing and sculpting tools users can explore form and shape while being fully immersed alongside their design.  3D sketches and […]