Thursday, June 21, 2012

Autodesk BIM 360

Autodesk has rounded out and re-branded their cloud-based offerings as BIM 360. The offerings now include the web-based BIM management application Glue, recently acquired from Horizontal Systems, and the construction field management software recently acquired from Vela Systems.

The Autodesk BIM 360 brand includes the  following categories and products...

Collaboration and Access

Clash Detection, Coordination, and Collaboration—NEW
Autodesk® BIM 360™ Glue is a data-centric, cloud-based management solution for building and infrastructure projects that provides easier access to project models and data to support collaborative, multidisciplinary workflows across authoring tools and project control applications. It enhances cross-team coordination globally as updates are immediately available in project models.
Price: Please inquire

Conceptual Design and Feasibility Evaluation—NEW
Autodesk® 360 Infrastructure Modeler enables users to publish, store, and manage large models in the cloud. Users can invite other authorized team members to access, download, and edit shared models simultaneously, and review multiple project proposals using the same data more securely without sending files via email or external hard drives
Price: Included with Autodesk subscription

Field Management, Commissioning, and Handover—NEW
Vela Systems services enable construction industry professionals to combine mobile technologies and BIM at the point of construction. Automation of field processes such as quality, safety, and commissioning checklists; distribution of plans and drawings; and mobile model access helps to provide measurable time and cost savings for architecture, engineering, and construction projects.
Price: Please inquire


Energy Analysis
Autodesk® 360 Energy Analysis for Autodesk® Revit® enables users to quickly gain insight into the energy consumption and building lifecycle costs of design concepts, helping create more sustainable building designs.
Price: Included with Autodesk subscription

Whole Building Energy Analysis
Autodesk® Green Building Studio® can help designers, architects, and engineers perform faster and more accurate energy analysis of multiple building design iterations in the cloud. It enables building professionals to optimize energy efficiency and support carbon neutrality. Evaluate energy profiles and carbon footprints of various designs and share outcomes and data between engineering software programs making sustainable design more efficient and cost-effective.
Price: Included with Autodesk subscription

Structural Analysis
Autodesk® 360 Structural Analysis for Autodesk® Revit® provides cloud-based structural analysis as a part of the BIM process. Extend design models to the cloud for analysis. Once analysis is complete, you can visualize and explore results within the Revit environment.
Price: Included with Autodesk subscription


RenderingAutodesk® 360 Rendering enables designers, architects, engineers, and contractors to reduce time and project costs and produce compelling, photorealistic visualizations—without tying up the desktop or requiring specialized rendering hardware.
Price: Included with Autodesk subscription

There's more  information on Autodesk BIM 360 on the Autodesk website.

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