Autodesk Introduces 2013 Building and Civil Infrastructure Software.
Amar Hanspal, Senior Vice President, Information Modeling and Platform Products Group, Autodesk.
Autodesk announced its 2013 software and services for building design and construction, civil infrastructure, and plant design professionals. Enhancements for Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013, Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2013 and Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2013, together with expanded cloud services and improved collaboration and data management tools, are aimed at helping design, engineering and construction professionals address today’s business challenges with enhanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflows.
“Our design suites and cloud services help meet the demand for BIM by providing access to a broad set of tools that support projects from conception to construction,” said Amar Hanspal, senior vice president, Information Modeling and Platform Products Group, Autodesk. “The 2013 software portfolio offers significant additions to the design suites, as well as expanded web services that allow our customers to collaborate more effectively and access information from anywhere at any time.”
Meeting Project Workflow and Business Needs
For design, engineering and construction professionals, a combination of Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013, Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2013 or Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2013 with Autodesk Subscription, Autodesk 360, Autodesk Vault Collaboration AEC 2013 software and Autodesk Buzzsaw 2013 software-as-a-service, can help solve a wide range of today’s business challenges.
Expanded Cloud Services
The 2013 software and services portfolio includes access to Autodesk 360, a cloud computing platform that helps users dramatically improve the way project teams design, visualize, simulate, and share work. Autodesk 360 offers secure access to project data anytime, anywhere, while taking advantage of virtually infinite computing power through a broad range of cloud-based services.
Advanced BIM for Building Industry
Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013 is the foundation of the 2013 software portfolio for architects, MEP and structural engineers, and construction professionals. It provides a comprehensive set of tools to help users address a variety of workflow needs, from design, visualization and simulation to documentation and construction.
Enhanced BIM for Civil Infrastructure
Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2013 provides civil engineering, GIS, planning and utility design professionals with a comprehensive BIM for infrastructure solution for planning, designing, building and managing civil infrastructure and utility infrastructure projects.
Improved Intelligent 3D Modeling for Plant Design
Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2013 is available in three editions, Standard, Premium and Ultimate. The Premium and Ultimate editions provide a comprehensive intelligent 3D modeling and review software package for plant design, from small to large-scale projects, such as oil and gas facilities.
Enhanced Collaboration and Data Management Applications
The 2013 software portfolio also includes collaboration and data management applications to help provide access to information across the project lifecycle from the office, the web, or the field.