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Headlines -- October 9, 2013
» Autodesk Revit, Tekla BIMsight and Adobe Illustrator now Integrated with SMART solutions SMART
CALGARY, Alberta – Architects, engineers, building trades and those involved in design review now have the ability to synthesize and capture key information, improve design efficiency and reduce costly misunderstandings. SMART Technologies Inc., a leading provider of collaboration solutions, announced the release of three new integrations with leading design applications for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. The design applications include Autodesk Revit, Tekla BIMsight and Adobe Illustrator. With these integrations, users have the ability to control and edit files directly on SMART Board interactive displays to enhance collaboration and problem solving during coordination reviews. The integrations offer innovative features that facilitate immersive collaboration by enabling real-time interaction with content and designs.
» World-renowned leaders in infrastructure to keynote at Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2013 Conference Bentley
EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, has announced the powerful lineup of guest speakers keynoting at its Year in Infrastructure 2013 Conference, being held Oct. 29-31 at the Hilton London Metropole in London, U.K. These prominent thought leaders in the community of infrastructure professionals will be part of a dynamic and content-rich agenda featuring presentations and interactive sessions exploring the intersection of technology and business drivers and how they are shaping the future of infrastructure delivery and investment returns.
» Autodesk announces Excellence in Infrastructure 2013 award winners Autodesk
SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. — Autodesk, Inc. and CGarchitect presented this year’s awards in the Autodesk Excellence in Infrastructure Competition. The annual competition, now in its second year, presents awards to projects that demonstrate an exemplary use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for civil infrastructure.
Headlines -- September 23, 2013
» Newforma Project Cloud integrates hosted, enterprise, and mobile project data Newforma
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Newforma, a project information management (PIM) software company integrating people, projects and processes to transform building and infrastructure project delivery, announced that its collaboration platform, Newforma Project Cloud, now automatically shares data with Newforma Project Center enterprise software and selected Newforma Mobile Apps. This integration furthers Newforma’s practice of making project information available to team members in the office, from the cloud, and on the go.
» Gehry Technologies’ GTeam wins Best Of Show BIM Software Award at AIA National Convention Gehry Technologies
DENVER – Architosh, the leading online publication devoted to Mac and iOS CAD and 3D professionals and students worldwide, has recognized GTeam by Gehry Technologies with its BEST of SHOW Award for BIM software at the American Institute of Architects’ National Convention.
» Tekla announces winners of the 2013 Tekla North America BIM Awards Tekla
ATLANTA – Tekla, a leader in bringing building information modeling (BIM) software and online tools to the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) markets, announced the winners of the 2013 Tekla North America BIM Awards. The model competition is held annually and recognizes companies for exemplary use of BIM and Tekla Structures across four categories: best use of BIM overall, engineering, steel and concrete.
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