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FormIt and Revit, Beautiful Together Pt. 2

Posted in a360, Android, iOS, revit, video, web by Tobias

I was invited to present FormIt to the audience of Revit Radio. RR is an open invitation Goto meeting hosted by Reviteers Brian Mackey (The Revit Geek), Brian Juge, and Stan Hennigh. If you'd like to benefit from their ...uhhh... "wisdom", check it out each month! My demonstration ...

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New update for FormIt for Android

Posted in Android, news, video by Tom

Our Android client has just gotten much closer to true feature parity with the iOS client. A new update went live on the Google Play Store today. Here are the significant updates in the update:
  • Real-time tracking of gross area and floor area ratio
  • Import and edit image layers (transparency, vertical order)
  • Save images of your sketch to your device photo gallery
  • Import existing 3D models (OBJ) from other programs into the sketch
  • Save OBJ files to Autodesk 360 so that you can share them with others
  • Editable dimensions to create more precise geometry
  • Fixed bugs in gallery and in sketch area
Check out the videos highlighting the new features. And as always, follow us on Twitter @FormIt3D and post any bugs or requests at our GetSatisfaction site. [YouTube Video]

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Weather data comes to FormIt

Posted in Uncategorized by Tom

We are happy to announce an exciting update for our iOS client. We continue to invest in leveraging our unique and powerful cloud solutions to  building performance analysis tools to FormIt. We started at Autodesk University last year with the Energy Cost Range. Now, we are happy to announce ...

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FormIt at RTC and AIA 2014

Posted in news, revit by Tobias

The FormIt team will be attending the upcoming architectural conferences in Chicago! Check us out at RTC - Scott D. Davis will be presenting (with some remote collaboration from Tobias Hathorn) a sneak peek at the next evolution of FormIt. The class is scheduled as part of Session 15 on Saturday, ...

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Practical Design with FormIt

Posted in images, news by Tom

Let's face it. Design is not always sexy. Sometimes you just need to get the outhouse built. Markus Bonn, one of the Principal Software Engineers (and former architect) on our team used FormIt to design and build this very practical piece of architecture. It is interesting to note that he ...

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3D Printing, FormIt Web Beta, #FormItFriday

Posted in 3dprinting, iOS, Uncategorized, web by Tobias

The latest version of FormIt on iOS has an awesome new feature to smooth out 3D printing workflows. After you've created your model, you can export to an OBJ file. The OBJ opens directly with MakerWare for printing on a MakerBot! photo I built this FormIt model as a simplified homage to Tadao Ando and his amazing Church of Light in Japan. I also wanted to celebrate a friend's good news by making a scale souvenir for him. His dog is named Ando, so you know he's a big fan. 3DPrint ...

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An end-to-end FormIt workflow

Posted in Uncategorized by Tom

I know many of you have already caught the FormIt bug. But if you find yourself trying to explain the value of FormIt to colleagues and friends, maybe this video will help. I created this to present to our internal sales teams and I thought I would share it with ...

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New updates for FormIt

Posted in Android, iOS, news, web by Tom

We released new updates to FormIt yesterday. First, the Android version has a complete user interface overhaul with user-defined materials, multi-select, and other new features. [YouTube Video] the iOS version has some bug fixes and a new feature which allows you to export OBJ files along with texture maps! You use the ...

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FormIt and Revit, Beautiful Together

Posted in Uncategorized by Tom

Here is a video showing the Villa Savoye model I have been working on to highlight our interop with Revit. Here is a copy of the model. Download the AXM file and load it into the FormIt folder in your Autodesk 360 drive and refresh your gallery in FormIt ...

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Autodesk University 2013

Posted in news by Tom

After a weekend of recuperation, I can now reflect a bit on the past week at Autodesk University. Overall, it was an exhausting yet rewarding few days. I had many conversations with people either learning about - or already passionate about - FormIt! I am amazed by the breadth of ...

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