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Headlines -- April 10, 2013
» Microdesk projects with New York City Department of Buildings and The Irvine Company highlight movement toward smarter building processes Microdesk
NEW YORK – Microdesk, a leading provider of business and technology consulting services to help firms successfully plan, design, build and operate land and buildings, announced two new engagements to assist the New York City Department of Buildings (NYC DOB) and The Irvine Company with the development and adoption of formal BIM standards. The projects signal a growing trend towards owners and developers leveraging Building Information Modeling (BIM) as both a comprehensive technology platform and workflow process geared towards building smarter.
» A Winning Combination: ArchiCAD, ArchDaily and Portuguese architecture GRAPHISOFT
BUDAPEST – GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, is pleased to announce that several ArchiCAD-designed buildings by Portuguese architects have finished with high marks in the annual ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards.
» Applied Software wins 2013 Autodesk Platinum Club Award Applied Software
ATLANTA – Applied Software, an Autodesk Platinum Partner based in Atlanta, Ga., and provider of AutoCAD and BIM professional services, workflow solutions, support and training, announced it received the 2013 Autodesk Platinum Club award for new product revenue growth year over year. In 2012, the company won the Platinum Club award for marketing and in 2011, for reseller of the year. This year’s win marks the seventh year that Applied Software has achieved the Autodesk Platinum Club honor.
Headlines -- March 27, 2013
» Planar releases 3D BIM models of LCD displays and video walls through Autodesk Seek Planar Systems
PORTLAND, Ore. – Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLNR), a global leader in digital display technology, announced that 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) models of select Planar large format LCD displays and video walls are now available free through the Autodesk Seek web service.
» Trimble delivers Proliance 5.6 software for enhanced management and analysis of large construction programs Trimble
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) has introduced Proliance 5.6 software for managing capital planning, building and renovation processes across large infrastructure programs. The new release features a range of productivity and usability advancements – including a dashboard interface for PC and iPad users – designed to boost efficiencies, improve mobile access and reduce design-build-operate (DBO) costs.
Headlines -- March 20, 2013
» Bluebeam Software Releases Revu 11 for organizing project data and collaborating anytime, aywhere… even offline Bluebeam
PASADENA, Calif. – Bluebeam Software, leading developer of PDF-based collaboration solutions, announced the release of Revu 11. This new version of Bluebeam’s flagship solution makes it easier than ever for users in document-intensive industries including architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and oil and gas to collaborate on project documents and digitize technical reviews.