Michael Beale

Michael Beale


Michael Beale works for Autodesk Cloud Rendering team and focuses on client/server mashups that make the web-browser appear super-powered.  Starting with Autodesk Homestyler, then LMV-viewer, Prooflab and more recently a Stereo-Panorama service with webVR.

Posts by Michael Beale

November 24, 2020

Forge "Data Visualization" Components - Early Access

Now that AU is finally over, you probably heard about the new Components, coming to the Forge platform, during the AU2020 Forge Keynote. It's True! Forge "Data Visualization" Components a...

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August 19, 2020

Call for private beta testers - SVF performance enhancements

If you or your customers have been using Forge Viewer with very large models, you may have encountered performance and scalability issues; e.g., The Viewer may be taking too long to load,...

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July 24, 2020

Updates to Navisworks NWD translation engine

The Forge "Model Derivative Service" uses Navisworks to convert NWD files to SVF for ForgeViewer. We have updated this engine to "version 2021 Update 1" October 1st. With this update, com...

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February 20, 2020

add Revit Levels and 2D Minimap to your 3D

Add a 2D 'mini-map' to the corner of your forge viewer

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February 12, 2020

Beginners guide to Design Automation with Visual Studio Code

Summary: This is a quick 'no code required' introduction to Design Automation. We are going to walk through the process of converting a DWG with 5 sheets, into a single PDF, using Design ...

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January 16, 2020

Loading Multiple Models in Forge Viewer v7

With version 7 of the viewer, there is a new way to load multiple models with `loadDocumentNode`. In version 6, it was just a matter of calling `loadModel` without calling `teardown()`, b...

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