LAS VEGAS – Autodesk, Inc. showcased its line-up of cloud and mobile design, engineering and visualization tools at Autodesk University (AU).
is the first company to bring you a full set of professional-grade,
cloud-enabled tools that span the entire design process,” said Autodesk
president and CEO Carl Bass, while addressing more than 7,000 AU attendees in
Las Vegas. “From conceptual design, to simulation, to taking information to the
factory floor or the construction site, all of this is being done today with
our tools in the cloud.”
Bass demonstrated the company’s expansive
portfolio of cloud and mobile products, and unveiled several new additions
including the next generation of civil infrastructure design software and a comprehensive
cloud-based 3D modeling offering for mechanical and industrial design. Bass was
joined on stage by Autodesk Chief Technology Officer Jeff Kowalski, Christine
Furstoss, who is head of Research & Development for Manufacturing &
Materials Technologies at GE, Dezso Molnar, inventor of the Gyrocycle and
co-founder of Molnari, and 12-year-old maker and engineer Schuyler St. Leger.
AU is an annual series of in-person and online
customer conferences that inspire, challenge and energize attendees about the
future of design and engineering. Now in its 20th year, AU attracts more than
70,000 participants throughout the year and includes the event in Las Vegas, online
through AU Virtual and events that occur throughout the year in Japan, Brazil,
Russia, Germany and China.
A highlight of AU Las Vegas is the six
Innovation Forums, a series of sessions focused on informing attendees about
the future of design. The forums will feature representatives of organizations
including ARUP, Balfour Beatty, DreamWorks, Intel, Rochester Institute of
Technology, Smithsonian Institution, as well as noted speakers Cameron Sinclair
of Architecture for Humanity, Peter Leyden, former managing editor of Wired Magazine and Teresa Payton, former
White House CIO, Cybersecurity Authority and Identity Theft Expert.
Autodesk University provides attendees with a
mix of presentations, instruction and social activities to network, share ideas
with peers and meet industry leaders from around the world. Attendees have
access to training on the latest Autodesk 3D design software, as well as free
certification exams to enhance their credibility by proving their level of
expertise with Autodesk software.
Autodesk Reveals Cloud-Based Tools at Autodesk University
November 28, 2012