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Feature Focus: Your data, anywhere in the world.

The problem with file sharing abroad.

Our world has never seemed so connected. From personal trips abroad to global businesses, it’s never been easier to send and receive data wherever you are.

Almost. Even in 2016, there are still places in the world where the Internet is censored, meaning that it’s practically impossible to exchange data. The consequences of this can be extremely detrimental to the growth of any company.

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Not so fast Bentley: Separating fact from fiction

 

By Carl White, Senior Director of Business Models at Autodesk

Earlier this week, Bentley announced an “upgrade program” for Autodesk customers. We found the offer to be disingenuous and mischaracterizes what Autodesk offers our customers. Here are the facts about our offerings – both perpetual and subscription:

Fact #1 – No Autodesk customer ever loses the right to use the perpetual software license you’ve purchased, it is “evergreen”. And if you’re on a software maintenance plan, you can continue to receive all of the benefits of software updates and technical support for as long as you’d like.

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Some Like It Hot For a Good Cause

The Majenta Solutions team proudly took part in the Ironman/Woman Constitutional Curry Challenge at the Rupee Lounge, which aims to raise funds towards a new Medical facility within the Mogadesi Luv Project in Uganda.

The Mogadesi Luv Project is part of a wider vision from the Face2Face Ministries Team, a Community Based Organisation, who work with widows & orphans throughout Eastern Africa.

During the evening, Jonathon Face and his daughter discussed what the Mogadesi Luv Project has achieved so far, as well as what work is still to be done.

Director at Majenta Solutions, Manish Amlani was certainly left impressed; “It was great to meet Jonathon and to learn about the wonderful support they are providing to the community in Mogadesi.” He added; “I know that all of the Majenta team who attended had a lovely evening and left truly inspired by the work that the Mogadesi Luv Project do.”

The Curry Challenge was enjoyed by all and everyone at Majenta is pleased they could help raise some money for a good cause in the process.

Jonathon Face was pleased to announce; “Thank you Majenta Solutions for supporting the Mogadesi Luv Project in Uganda. In total, we raised £862.50 towards to cost of the Medical room supplies.”

Everyone at Majenta Solutions would like to thank Jonathon for a great evening and wish the next participants in the Ironman/Woman Constitutional Curry Challenge the best of luck.

 

Are you suffering from BIM fatigue?

Are you suffering from BIM fatigue_

I don’t agree with us getting fed up with BIM but the term BIM being misused and the customers getting disappointed with what is delivered.

The Majenta BIM team strives to make the BIM process simple and very relevant to our customers needs and business.

Please take a look at our new BIM website and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need any help navigating BIM.

bim.majentasolutions.com/

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A Video Game Is Overtaking Post-Occupancy Evaluation in Architecture

A Video Game Is Overtaking Post-Occupancy Evaluation in Architecture

Post Occupancy Evaluation is where the success of a building project is gauged after the completed but with the use of a real-time synthetic  environment designers can evaluate the use of a building before the need for costly changes.

A great use of gaming technology but more building companies need to get involved.

Source : lineshapespace.com

Virtual reality will be “more powerful than cocaine”

Virtual reality architecture will be _more powerful than cocaine_

A great interview with designer and visualiser Olivier Demangel and here at Majenta we fully back his push for all architects to experience VR as when they do they will be hooked.

If you want to see what VR can do for your business then get in touch and we can book you on a VR Experience Day at our Coventry Offices.

Source : www.dezeen.com

Autodesk LIVE meets the Majenta Coventry Office

Virtual Reality is gaining momentum in the AEC arena and the new offering from Autodesk called Autodesk LIVE is not only easy to use it uses your Revit Model to create a cloud based 3D visualization of great quality. The viewer is free so your customers can view and navigate around the 3D model with ease.

I tried LIVE out using the Revit model of the Coventry office so please click below and watch the video and see how easy it is.

If you need any advice on LIVE then please get in touch or if you want to go further than LIVE to full VR then definitely get in touch.

We have a full VR experience of our office in Coventry coming very soon so watch this blog.