Autodesk Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview Debuts on Autodesk Labs

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 26, 2010 — The new Autodesk Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview is now available on Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) Labs. The Technology Preview adds fully integrated sketching, illustration, painting and manipulation capabilities directly into the AutoCAD workflow to further broaden the creative capabilities of AutoCAD software.

Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview enables professional designers and artists in many industries to take advantage of the power of Alias technology directly in AutoCAD software. Part of the Autodesk solution for Digital Prototyping, Autodesk Alias Design software is the industrial design standard for communicating top-quality designs easily via sketches, illustrations, photorealistic renderings and animation. The Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview provides fully integrated illustration capabilities to enhance the AutoCAD workflow, enabling AutoCAD users to use freehand drawing techniques and assemble multiple images to make a final image.

“Autodesk is driven to enable more effective visual communication and collaboration among disciplines,” said Samir Hanna, vice president of Digital Concept at Autodesk. “We look forward to providing our community of millions of users with exciting new creative tools for conceptual design in the context of their familiar AutoCAD environment.”

The Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview enables designers to modify and create composite imagery, create blank screen illustrations and make freehand markups on top of AutoCAD 3D geometry. Designers can now communicate via illustrations as well as DWG files. For example, AutoCAD users can create artwork or import images on top of 3D geometry to graphically express the context of designs, something previously requiring multiple applications to achieve.

Autodesk is distributing a 30-day trial of Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview on Autodesk Labs to engage users and solicit feedback on the technology while it is still in an early conceptual stage of development. Autodesk is offering the free* download of Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview starting January 20, 2010. To download the Technology Preview, visit http://labs.autodesk.com.

News Facts

· Autodesk Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview adds integrated illustration capabilities and broadens the creative environment within AutoCAD, providing a new tool for designers and CAD engineers to explore concepts, convey design intent and produce design iterations.

· Autodesk Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview will be available for free* download on Autodesk Labs starting January 20, 2010.



Resource Links

Autodesk Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview: http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/alias_sketch_for_autocad

Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview Labs Video: Add Building to Existing Site Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ak_HnOAIkiY

Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview Labs Video: Alterations to Existing Building Sketch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7DuMSd7KxA

Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview Labs Video: 2D/3D Consumer Product Concept Illustration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqPmorbhTpI

Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Technology Preview Labs Video: 2D/3D Hybrid Architectural Concept Illustration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooxXUV5WgLk

Autodesk Alias Design: www.autodesk.com/aliasdesign

Autodesk Labs: http://labs.autodesk.com/

Autodesk Labs Blog: http://labs.autodesk.com

Autodesk Labs YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/Autodesklabs

Autodesk News: www.autodesk.com/press

Autodesk Manufacturing: http://www.autodesk.com/manufacturing

Autodesk Manufacturing Community: http://mfgcommunity.autodesk.com

Autodesk Manufacturing YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/AutodeskMFG



About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software to help customers experience their ideas digitally before they are built. Fortune 100 companies ¾ as well as the last 14 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects ¾ use Autodesk software tools to design, visualize and simulate their ideas to save time and money, enhance quality and foster innovation for competitive advantage. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.

* Free products are subject to the terms and conditions of the end-user license agreement that accompanies the software.

Autodesk, AutoCAD, Alias and DWG are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. Academy Award is a registered trademark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. All other brand names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document.





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