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Business Intelligence platform DrivenBI integrates AutoCAD

April 18th 2017

Cloud-based Business Intelligence (BI) platform DrivenBI has added support for Autodesk AutoCAD to its data preparation utility tool. The company says adding AutoCAD integration as part of its service “allows CAD designs to connect directly to business data,” so that information from project drawings becomes instantly part of the dashboard service. DrivenBI says this is the first such integration of its type. “It can have enormous applicability in a variety of markets,” says Ben Tai, CEO of DrivenBI. “Integrating BI and AutoCAD can have immeasurable influence on the future of warehousing, material handling, logistics and the science of arranging space.”

Of game consoles, VR and all that jazz

Techwatch April 18th 2017

The difference between selling and promising The seemingly unbridled enthusiasm for gaming in VR continues even the face of the disappointing sales results, unresolved technical and physiological problems (that may never be solved), and turmoil in the biggest, most visible company in VR. In the face of all that, new conferences pop up like cheap trendy clothing in a store front.  Despite persistent concerns that ac¬ceptance of Virtual Reality (VR) de¬vices may be falling short of initial ex¬pectations—even with recent positive sales numbers—a recent study by Magid (Frank N.

AMD gets new endorsements for Opteron

AMD is building an environment for its new Opteron—their first chip to be introduced using the Hammer technology. Obviously, a hunky chip like this needs graphics, and AMD announced that 3DLabs, ATI, Matrox and SiS have committed to developing products for the Opteron chip. The Opteron will support AGP- Click here to read this news article

ATI and PalmSource announce licensing deal

Sometimes, all you have to do is speculate a little and suddenly the answers are handed to you. (It really works when you go out on a limb and speculate in public.) Recently, when writing about the potential of ATI's Imageon chip for handhelds we noted that the first announcement Click here to read this news article

Toshiba opts for Spatializer in its Edge RD-X2 DVD recorder

Toshiba’s brand new RD-X2 recorder is a DVD-R/RAM product that enables users to record up to six hours of content on a single disk. The way this works out on formats is that users can record to the DVD-Video format on DVD-R disks and be assured their content Click here to read this news article

ATI and PalmSource announce licensing deal

Sometimes, all you have to do is speculate a little and suddenly the answers are handed to you. (It really works when you go out on a limb and speculate in public.) Recently, when writing about the potential of ATI’s Imageon chip for handhelds we noted that the first Click here to read this news article

Toshiba opts for Spatializer in its Edge RD-X2 DVD recorder

Toshiba’s brand new RD-X2 recorder is a DVD-R/RAM product that enables users to record up to six hours of content on a single disk. The way this works out on formats is that users can record to the DVD-Video format on DVD-R disks and be assured their content Click here to read this news article