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Headlines -- November 27, 2012
» VIZERRA Introduces REVIZTO: Simple cloud-based collaboration software
LAS VEGAS – To meet the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry’s need for fast, realistic plans and real-time collaboration, VIZERRA, developer of the unique interactive 3D platform, is introducing REVIZTO during Autodesk University, Nov. 27-29, 2012 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. REVIZTO, a simple cloud-based collaboration software for Autodesk Revit and Trimble SketchUp users, clarifies communication between AEC professionals and non-design focused clients, allowing all parties to work together more effectively.
» Autodesk releases FormIt, a conceptual design mobile app ready for downstream BIM use Autodesk
LAS VEGAS – Autodesk FormIt, the first 3D solid modeling application for the iPad was released by Autodesk at its Autodesk University trade show. Area, volume, location can all be recorded in the FormIt app. It is connected to the San Rafael, Calif., software manufacturer's Autodesk 360 service which allows it to add real world data such as location and gross area on the iPad. It is building specific and location aware. It is a free application available from the iTunes store.
Headlines -- November 8, 2012
» BIM design charrette supports rebuilding of Monson, MA GRAPHISOFT
BOSTON – GRAPHISOFT is working with the Community Design Resource Center of Boston (CDRC) and the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (WMAIA), to host a Design Charrette at the ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) on Thursday, November 15.
» Trimble concludes 6th International User Conference with record-breaking attendance Trimble
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) opened its 6th international users conference on Monday with more than 3,500 registered attendees from 80 countries around the world. The Trimble Dimensions 2012 conference theme – Transform the Way the World Works – provided insight into how information technologies can redefine the way professionals work to achieve success. The conference explored the use of technology in a wide range of applications including heavy civil construction, building construction, survey, cadastral, geospatial, infrastructure, mapping and GIS, transportation and logistics, field service management, energy, utilities, natural resources and government. Trimble Dimensions 2012 was held November 5-7 at the Mirage and Treasure Island Hotels in Las Vegas.
Headlines -- November 1, 2012
» Rapidly growing boat dock company turns to Autodesk software to scale
SAN FRANCISCO – Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has named MariCorp U.S. (MariCorp) – a nationwide leader in the boat dock industry that has expanded from six to 45 employees in six years – as the Autodesk October Inventor of the Month for using Autodesk PLM 360 to streamline project management and Autodesk Inventor 3D CAD software as part of Autodesk Product Design Suite to improve their designs.
Headlines -- October 22, 2012
» Bentley announces project finalists in 2012 Be Inspired Awards competition Bentley
EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the project finalists in the 2012 Be Inspired Awards competition and the seven winners of the 2012 Be Inspired Special Recognition Awards. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving and sustaining the world’s infrastructure. Five independent panels of jurors, comprising accomplished Bentley users and distinguished industry experts, selected the 58 finalists and the Special Recognition Awards candidates from nominations submitted by organizations in 39 countries.
Project of the Month
Making history with bridges
May 25, 2011
Using enterprise-wide project management software, the Utah Department of Transportation was able to complete the United States' largest bridge reconstruction project within budget, while reducing overall construction time from three years to two years.