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Autodesk VIZReviews
  • Multimedia and Presentation Tools for AEC - 3D visualization software reviewed: Google SketchUp Pro 6, Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium, Autodesk Impression, VIZ 2008, 3ds Max 9, Freewheel, ArchVision's RPC, Piranesi 5, H. Edward Goldberg of AIA, Cadalyst, July 1, 2007 (more SketchUp reviews, PhotoShop reviews, Adobe Acrobat reviews, Autodesk Impression features, Autodesk VIZ reviews, 3ds max reviews, ArchVision reviews, Piranesi reviews)
  • Multimedia Presentation Trends - presentation software like SketchUp 5, Adobe Photoshop, Informatix Piranesi 4, Autodesk 3ds max, and Autodesk VIZ 6, are putting AEC and engineering companies on the cutting edge, H. Edward Goldberg, Cadalyst AEC, October 1, 2005
  • Visualization 2005 - Virtual Visions - a look at various visualization software packages, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst Manufacturing, August 1, 2005
  • Autodesk Viz 2006 - it operates on three levels: importing data from other applications, managing the design data and sharing it with other users, Caduser.com, June 2005
  • Autodesk VIZ 2006 Starts Shipping Today  - a look at some of the new features like Scene State, Batch Render, Mental Ray 3.3 and so on, Alex Bicalho, Life of an Origamy, April 19, 2005
  • AEC From the Ground Up: Multimedia Presentation Tools - reviews of SketchUp 4.0, Autodesk VIZ 5, form*Z 4.0, SketchBook Pro 1.1, Toshiba Tablet PC, Wacom Cintiq, QuadriSpace Presenter and Presenter Pro and ArchVision's RPC, H. Edward Goldberg, Cadalyst, August 16, 2004
  • Leap Forward with VIZ 2005 - a look at some of the many new and improved tools in the latest version, including the mental ray renderer, Joy Voltenburg, Hagerman & Company Technology Bulletin, August 2004
  • Visualize This! - reviews of rendering and visualization software: ImageStudio 1.0, StudioTools 11, Autodesk VIZ 2005, form*Z, Piranesi 3, NuGraf Rendering System, AccuRender 3 and 4 and Rhino 3, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, August 16, 2004
  • Energy Tool, CAD Updates, a Mini-PC - reviews of Green Building Studio, Architectural Desktop 2005, Project 4D, ConstructSim, VectorWorks ARCHITECT and VIZ 2005, Deborah Snoonian, Architecture Record, June 2004
  • VIZ 2005 - a look at some of the key new features in the latest version, which now shares a common interface and file compatibility with 3ds max, making integration between the two programs much easier, Ted Boardman, CGarchitect, June 2004
  • VIZ Software Suite Comparison - offers a comparison of the features offered by comparison of Autodesk VIZ 4, VIZ Render 2005, VIZ 2005 and 3ds max 6, Steven D. Papke, the Vizdepot, May 7, 2004 (may require free registration)
  • VIZ 2005 Is Here - with the latest version, VIZ is now in synch with Autodesk Architectural Desktop, meaning that Styles, Layers, Materials, UV Coordinates and VIZ Render Radiosity processing are fully supported, Chris Yanchar, Between the Walls ADT Weblog, April 20, 2004
  • Autodesk VIZ 2005 Released! - information and links to learn more about the latest release, CGarchitect, April 20, 2004
  • Comparing Autodesk VIZ and form*Z-Part IV and Conclusions - form*Z wins when it comes to modeling capabilities, while VIZ has the edge for lighting tasks - but ideally you should have both applications, Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE AEC Tech News #86 (November 14, 2002)
  • Comparing Autodesk VIZ and form*Z, Part 3 - examines how the lighting, texture-mapping, rendering and animation capabilities of these two applications compare, Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE AEC Tech News #85 (October 24, 2002)
  • Comparing Autodesk VIZ and form*Z, Part 2 - when it comes to modeling capabilities, form*Z has the edge for the kind of precise, dim ensionally accurate modeling required in architecture, Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE AEC Tech News #84 (October 17, 2002)
  • Comparing Autodesk VIZ and form*Z,  Part 1 - the first part in this series looks at the modeling capabilities of VIZ, Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE AEC Tech News #83 (October 4, 2002)
  • Advanced 3D Design and Visualization with Autodesk VIZ 4 - VIZ is one of the best applications for advanced visualization of design concepts for architecture and interior design, Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE, September 5, 2002
  • Autodesk VIZ 4 - in its latest incarnation, VIZ comes into its own and is now a  prime contender to handle all your architectural rendering needs, Jerry Laiserin, CADENCE, September 2002
  • Autodesk VIZ 4 Exclusive - the long-anticipated release makes you wonder if 3ds max’s little brother finally grown up, Al Dean, Cadserver, March 21, 2002
  • Viz 4, Autodesk's Architectural Design Program Balances Myriad Features - unmatched balance of modeling, physically accurate lighting and rendering, advanced animation, and integration with mainstream CAD workflow, Jerry Laiserin, CGW, Feb 2002
  • Review of Autodesk VIZ - detailed review with plenty of beautiful images, concludes that latest release is worth getting for current VIZ users but still not the equal of Lightscape, Jeff Mottle, CG Architect, Dec 2001
  • A Review of Autodesk VIZ 4's Lighting Analysis Tools - Rob Guglielmetti, CG Architect, Dec 2001
  • 3D Studio Viz 4  - modeling, CAD file import, rendering, visualization, and animation in a single package, Jerry Laiserin, FAIA, Architectural Record, Dec 2001
  • 3D Studio Viz Release 3 - Emmanuel A. García, CADENCE, Feb 2000
  • Editor's Choice - CADENCE, Dec 1999

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