• AIF 2023 at a glance

    The 2023 AIF in Frankfurt, Germany was an opportunity for the automotive design and manufacturing community to come together over two full days. Attendees from around the world heard from leading OEMs, suppliers, start-ups and technology partners, and had the opportunity to network with experts in design, manufacturing and engineering. We’d like to thank everyone […]

  • VRED 2023.4 Release

    The VRED 2023.4 release is now available to subscribers for download. Highlights of this release include: You can view the details of these new features and enhancements in the video below: As a recap, check out the details of the VRED 2023.2 release here

  • Making it simple: ShotGrid 101

    One of the things we’ve learned from our customers about ShotGrid integration is that terminology matters. ShotGrid was originally founded over 17 years ago as a project management tool for visual effects and animation in television shows, movie production and video game development. Seeing how it shifted the digital management of complex creative projects, we […]

  • AIF 2023: Registration is live!

    The Automotive Innovation Forum is a premier automotive industry event focused on advancing design, automation and manufacturing technology. We invite you to join us and the international community of industry leaders and share your vision on the future of design, automation, and manufacturing. Registration is now live! Visit autodesk.com/aif to secure your spot at AIF […]

  • Keeping it simple: ShotGrid in your studio

    You could use a system like ShotGrid, but… We recognize that there are always challenges when it comes to implementing new software and platforms. We’ve heard from a number of our Autodesk customers that they’re interested in ShotGrid – but are wary of the time and effort it might take to bring it onboard for […]

  • Canada’s automotive future: APMA reveals Project Arrow prototype at CES 2023

    We’ve been following the Canadian automotive design competition, Project Arrow, since early 2020—covering the winning design from the Carleton University team, as well as the Autodesk Technology Centers and the automotive product team that supported them in refining that design. With the support of the Autodesk Alias product team, students were able to realize their […]

  • VRED 2023.3 release

    The VRED 2023.3 release is now available to subscribers for download. Highlights of this release include: You can view the details of these new features and enhancements in the video below: As a recap, check out the details of the VRED 2023.2 release here

  • Save the date: AIF 2023 announced

    We are excited to announce our 2023 Automotive Innovation Forum (AIF), taking place May 10-11 in Frankfurt, Germany. This is your opportunity to join industry leaders as they discuss the trends and forces shaping the automotive industry of tomorrow. What does that look like? AIF 2023 is also our chance to share how Autodesk and […]

  • VRED 2023.2 release

    The VRED 2023.2 release is now available to all subscribers for download. Highlights of this release include: A newly decoupled camera editor Updates to the tree view to easily expand/split A new depth peeling feature for transparent objects Ability to use CPU for denoising New clearcoat settings in Open GL You can view the details […]

  • VRED 2023.1 release

    The VRED 2023.1 release is now available for download to all subscribers. Highlights of this release include: A new clear coat option for plastic materials Support for LTC area lights, providing more realistic lighting effects in Open GL Support for render layers in Open GL Capability to add markers when using Varjo Augmented Reality headsets […]

  • AIF 2022: The agile design studio keynote

    Our first full AIF in two years took place in Munich, Germany. Hotel restrictions meant a reduction in our usual capacity, but we were pleased to host 250+ attendees from 20 countries. One of the Day 1 Highlights was our Design Studio Keynote presentation, featuring Autodesk’s Marek Trawny, Brandon Tasker, Phil Botley and Lukas Fäth. […]

  • The biggest disruption of the last century: Car Design Dialogue panel

    Changing Demands, New Technologies and How Transportation Design is Meeting the Challenge Moderated by Car Design News’s Abel Sampson, this February 2022 Panel engaged one of the biggest questions the vehicle design industry is facing: how to navigate the most fundamental disruption of the last century. Customer demands are changing as disruptive technologies become more […]

  • The Autodesk Aviera GD project

    At Autodesk, we believe in developing the best solutions for our customers.  Part of that process involves an understanding of customer challenges and supporting them through overcoming these challenges. With that in mind, we worked with our partner, Genesis Design, to create a next-generation mobility concept vehicle, leveraging the full breadth of our solutions, workflows, […]

  • VRED 2022.3 release

    The 2022.3 release of VRED is now available for download to all subscribers.  This point release focused on: Data handling with improvements to Decore Improvements in the touch sensors for VR hands Rendering directly from a VR scene, as well as improvements in isolation mode Control over viewable content in the streaming app You can […]

  • Creation of the ETRAXX – Part 3

    This is Part 3 of our podcast with Florian Coenen, Technical Marketing Manager. In Part 1 of our podcast, we introduced you to the ETRAXX. We talked through the process behind the design, what design elements inspired it, initial sketching and moving those sketches into a CAD environment. In Part 2, we went deeper into […]