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Computer mouse or trackballs
  • Three-dimensional motion controllers
  • Flexible curves
  • French curves
Desktop computers
Graphics or video accelerator cards
  • Computer aided design CAD multi-unit display graphics cards
Multimedia projectors
  • Three-dimensional stereoscopic projectors
Plotter printers
  • Plotters
Pocket calculator
  • Handheld calculators
Print servers
  • Architects' scales
  • Electronic scales
  • Backlit digitizers
  • Large-format digitizers
  • Sonic digitizers
  • Three-dimensional laser digitizers
  • Wide-format document scanners
T squares
  • T-squares
Tablet computers
  • Graphics tablets
  • Pressure-sensitive graphic tablets
Touch pads
  • Estimating keypads


Computer aided design CAD software
  • Alias Wavefront Design Studio
  • Autodesk 3d Studio Viz
  • Autodesk Architectural Desktop
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Hot technology
  • Autodesk Revit Hot technology
  • Autodesk Revit Architecture
  • Bentley MicroStation Hot technology
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA Hot technology
  • Google SketchUp
  • Graphisoft ArchiCAD
  • Logitech 3D Pro
  • UGS Solid Edge
  • VectorWorks ARCHITECT
Data base user interface and query software
  • ARCOM Masterspec
Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign Hot technology
Development environment software
  • C Hot technology
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Hot technology
Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat Hot technology
  • Document management system software
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot technology
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • ERP software
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator Hot technology
  • Adobe Systems Adobe LiveMotion
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop Hot technology
  • Animation software
  • AutoDesSys form Z
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro
  • Graphic presentation software
  • Landscape modeling software
  • McNeel Rhino software
  • Microsoft Paint
  • Microsoft Visio Hot technology
  • Motion graphics software
  • Non uniform rational b-splines NURBS software
  • Softimage Extreme
  • Sun Microsystems Cobalt
Map creation software
  • Geomechanical design analysis GDA software
Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Bill of materials software
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Digitizing and photogrammetric software
  • Scanning software
Pattern design software
  • 100 Plus Hatch Pattern Library
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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