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Technology Previews Available to the Community At Large


Autodesk Labs, part of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), is our public process for sharing innovative new technologies and collaborative development. The user feedback that you provide to Labs is really on ideas while they're still in an early conceptual stage. The process is applied to technology that is commercially relevant to customers in design — whether they're involved in architecture, manufacturing, civil engineering, movies, games or other industries. The best way to learn about Autodesk Labs is to start experimenting yourself.

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Use the links below to join the various technology previews. Joining a technology preview takes you to its home page where you can access downloads, project news, and feedback forums.

tech preview 2D to 3D Tool for Inventor
Create 3D models in Autodesk Inventor from 2D data.
tech preview Autodesk Open Translation Project
Help evolve and improve open learning.
tech preview Autodesk Raytracer (ART) for 3ds Max
Create physically-based renderings with optional Cloud acceleration.
tech preview Corridor Optimization for InfraWorks 360
Use equations to find the most efficient roadway alignment.
tech preview Dynamo Plug-in for Robot Structural Analysis
Connect Dynamo to Robot Structural Analysis.
tech preview Export LMC for AutoCAD
Drive your METABEAM laser cutter directly from AutoCAD.
tech preview Molecule Viewer
Explore the tiny world of molecular design.
tech preview NextGen Learning
Help us evolve the learning resources we supply.
tech preview Project Aquila
Try web-based facility energy management.
tech preview Project Arro
Test and optimize your design ideas.
tech preview Project Boulder for InfraWorks 360
Match 2D flood simulations with 3D immersive models.
tech preview Project Dalton
Conduct pipe flow simulation and analysis.
tech preview Project ECMFin
Conduct financial analyses on the desired energy conservation measures.
tech preview Project EnergyPlus Cloud
Experience EnergyPlus raised to the power of cloud.
tech preview Project Expo for Revit
Transform existing Revit models into immersive visualizations.
tech preview Project Harmony for Simulation Moldflow
Try automatic model cleanup for simulation.
tech preview Project Kameleon
Try new infrastructure model content authoring tools.
tech preview Project PRAXIS
Try workflow authoring/publishing via the cloud.
(Part of NextGen Learning)
tech preview Project Scandium for Simulation Moldflow
Extend your simulation capabilities.
tech preview Project Scorch
Perform fire simulations within a structure.
tech preview Project VUE Viewing for Autodesk Navisworks
Import Intergraph Smart™ / SmartPlant® 3D models to Navisworks.
tech preview React Structures
Connect your BIM process to intuitive structural analysis.
Revit Credit Manager for LEED
Manage your LEED credits with ease.
tech preview Suitability Maps for InfraWorks 360
Leverage mapping data with corridor optimization.
tech preview Wet Lab Accelerator
Accelerate the design/build/test/learn cycle of synthetic bio.


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