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Bentley brings waste/stormwater design tools inside OpenRoads

Bentley brings waste/stormwater design tools inside OpenRoads

No more import/export to share water drainage data in a larger civil engineering model.

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Bentley Systems acquires Siteops for site development optimization

Bentley Systems acquires Siteops for site development optimization

Cloud-based exploration of site alternatives in hours instead of months.

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk buys technology assets for civil engineering BIM

Autodesk buys technology assets for civil engineering BIM

Sam is a suite for bridge design; AutoTrack does vehicle swept path analysis.

Project Mercury making the cloud big enough for civil engineering

Project Mercury making the cloud big enough for civil engineering

Autodesk is stepping up its efforts against Bentley Systems, long recognized as the leader in infrastructure. New capabilities in Infrastructure Modeler seek to streamline the use of 3D, mobile, and cloud technologies in the workflow.

By December 20, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
New bridge analysis tool models multiple earthquake variables

New bridge analysis tool models multiple earthquake variables

BridgePBEE is new software from engineering researchers at the University of California, Berkeley to model the interaction of soil, foundation, and structure in an earthquake.

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Software is transforming every stage of the manufacturing process. Small companies with niche technologies are being gobbled up.

Brazilian water utility reduces loss 57% using Bentley software

Brazilian water utility reduces loss 57% using Bentley software

Better monitoring of a 272 kilometer section also saved $170,000 per month in energy costs. A water utility serving the São Paulo, Brazil region has decreased water loss by 57% through its 272 kilometer distribution system by using WaterCAD from Bentley Systems. Sabesp (known in Portuguese as Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São […]

Modding the Xbox Kinect to gather 3D streaming data

Modding the Xbox Kinect to gather 3D streaming data

In less than a year after its release, a flood of researchers and tinkerers are finding ways to re-purpose the Kinect that have nothing to do with games. Two UCSD researchers are adapting the inexpensive and popular motion sensor to gather archaeological data. The November 2010 launch of the Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 immediately […]

Bentley Power Geopak wins Michigan DOT benchmark

Bentley Power Geopak wins Michigan DOT benchmark

The Bentley suite will replace CaiCE; AutoCAD Civil 3D was the other software in the competitive assessment. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has chosen Bentley’s Power Geopak all-in-one civil engineering design software to replace Caice as its standard statewide survey software. MDOT made this decision after Bentley’s successful benchmark in mid-April 2011 against Autodesk’s […]

Simulia Abaqus update adds topology optimization, GPU support

Simulia Abaqus update adds topology optimization, GPU support

The latest release of Dassault Systemes’ finite element analysis suite also offers new electromagnetic analysis capabilites among its 100+ enhancements. The new release of Simulia Abaqus, the unified finite element analysis (FEA) suite from Dassault Systemes, offers a new module for topology optimization, a new electromagnetics analysis solution, and support for graphics processing units (GPU) […]