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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.

Try the Technology Previews

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 Corridor Optimization for InfraWorks 360
Use equations to find the most efficient roadway alignment.
tech preview DesignScript for AutoCAD
Automate your workflow with powerful scripting.
tech preview Drainage Design/Watershed Analysis for InfraWorks 360
Improve forecasting with built-in parameters.
tech preview FABmep Import for Revit MEP
Import FABmep models/projects into Revit MEP.
tech preview Inventor Simplification
Simplify your Inventor models for BIM.
tech preview Light Analysis Extension for Revit
Conduct daylighting analysis while in Revit.
tech preview Model Builder for InfraWorks 360
Quickly aggregate data and build a model.
tech preview Project Carbon
Convert images to vectors.
tech preview Project Chronicle for AutoCAD Family / Inventor / Revit
Capture, share, and learn from software workflows.
tech preview Project Dalton
Conduct pipe flow simulation and analysis.
tech preview Project Memento
Create high resolution mesh from reality capture sensors, clean up, fix and optimize huge meshes for downstream use.
tech preview Project Miller
Fix and view models before additive manufacturing.
tech preview Project Octopus for Robot Structural Analysis
Integrate analysis results with Excel.
tech preview Project Scandium for Simulation Moldflow
Extend your simulation capabilities.
tech preview Project Shapeshifter
Easily make complex 3D printable objects.
tech preview The Innovation Genome Project
Innovate by asking and answering seven questions.


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After joining the Autodesk Labs project (see link at the bottom of this page), you can use the What's New link to see what has recently changed on the various technology previews.

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