Idea for another use for the Ipad

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by zooropa23, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. galloschramme

    galloschramme
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    Cad / 3d

    as an archi student, i'd like to see some apps for CAD drawing and 3D modeling
    such things as VectorWorks and SketchUp would be great
    iVan told there's a CAD-app for the iPhone, does someone have some experience with it?

     
  2. Dorje

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    I'd worry about Sketchup. I've seen how slow it can get even on a MacBook once you start pulling in or makeing more complex components. Even with a 1 GHz processor I'd be cautious about any 3D rendering CAD program for the iPad. I'm not sure the iPad 1st gen will be up to that kind of power-user use. Maybe if you want a CAD from the late 90s in terms of rendering power/quality.

    It's why I'm interested in the terminal style uses of iPad. Let a big honking centeral server/tower do the heavy lifting.
     
    #22 Dorje, Feb 27, 2010
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