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Ford Maps Assembly Plant Using Siemens Software

December 12, 2013 - in Facility Management, Projects, Simulation

Ford Motor Co. and Siemens have partnered to launch a new pilot program that allows the automaker to virtually navigate through an assembly plant. The new application, called €œIntoSite€ is a cloud-based web application developed using Google Earth that…

A ‘First-Timer’ Recaps Autodesk University 2013

December 6, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling, Simulation

I’ve only been working with Informed Infrastructure and Vector1 Media for a short while, but I’ve been in the geospatial technology industry for 17…

Intergraph Releases Smart 3D with Solution Consolidation

November 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Simulation

Intergraph has released Intergraph Smart 3D 2014, a new single solution created from the consolidation of SmartPlant 3D, SmartMarine 3D and SmartPlant…

Workflow Review: Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite Improves the Rules and Model-based Approach for a Transportation Infrastructure Project

There’s an ongoing transition taking place within the CAD/GIS/BIM software space, with accelerated convergence of functionalities and greater interoperability between these different foundational tools. Similarly, roles within the architecture, engineering…

Ansys Simulates the Hyperloop’s Performance

September 20, 2013 - in Simulation, Transportation

Ansys, a company that builds software simulations for the transportation industry, created a model based on details Musk proposed in a 57-page public document. When they put the virtual Hyperloop through a dry run, the engineers were impressed. "I'm convinced…

Energy Systems Integration Facility Dedicated at NREL Golden, Colorado Campus

September 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Simulation

Today, the design and construction team of SmithGroupJJR and JE Dunn Construction celebrates the dedication of the new $135 million Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus…

New Online Product Design and Engineering Simulation Environment Announced

March 26, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Simulation

Airstone Labs is a San Francisco-based startup developing a groundbreaking new simulation product aimed at the product design and engineering markets. The company is inviting early customers to contact us, to influence product direction and reserve their spot…

Cloud-Based Simulation for Sustainable Design

October 16, 2012 - in Simulation

The importance of simulation has long been well understood to designers, but largely out of reach because of the bottleneck to the computing power required. As a result, too often design simulation doesn’t happen, “it’s not part of the equation,” says…

Bentley Announces Commercial Availability of AECOsim Energy Simulator and AECOsim Building Designer

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the immediate commercial availability of its new AECOsim Energy Simulator software and commercial availability in early Q1 2012 of its new AECOsim Building Designer software (currently in Bentley’s early adopter…

Autodesk Inventor Helps Bring Greater Energy Efficiency for Building Retrofits

Autodesk, Inc. has named UK-based Green Structures as Autodesk Inventor of the Month for December 2011, citing the company’s use of Autodesk Inventor software and a range of other Autodesk Digital Prototyping technology in transforming the way energy systems…