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Bentley Systems expands design and documentation offers on concrete buildings through the acquisition of S-Cube Futuretech

New advanced capabilities in structural concrete analysis, design and documentation solutions Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based concrete construction documentation and design software from S-Cube Futuretech Pvt. Ltd. The addition of S-Cube applications Futuretech expands Bentley's specific offerings with [...]

Place Bing Map as a background map in Microstation

Microstation in its edition CONNECT Edition, in its update 7 has activated the possibility of using Bing Map as an image service layer. Although it was possible before, it occupied a Microsoft Bing update key; but as you will remember, Microsoft is now Bentley's main partner in the Pavilion Alliance, [...]

Progress of the BIM - Annual Conference Summary

The progress of the standardization of Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been the cross-cutting theme of the Annual Infrastructure Conference held in October in Singapore. Although my Twitter account was practically hijacked with the hashtag #YII2017 in those days, here I present a summary. The trip On this occasion I [...]

Webinar: 5 Things You Can Do Better With CAD Software

Imagine that you have a set of 45 flat, with boxes or modules in Layout that carry information associated with a table in Microsoft Office, such as sheet number, who approved, date of approval, etc. And you need to apply a change to all those plans without having to open one by one, just changing the data in [...]

How to compare changes to a CAD file

A very frequent need is to be able to know the changes that have happened to a map or plane, in comparison as it was before being edited or as a function of time, in CAD files like DXF, DGN and DWG. The DGN file is the native and proprietary format of Microstation. Contrary to what happens with a [...]

The "Oscars of Infrastructure" awards will be in Singapore

Bentley Systems has announced the call for projects for the Be Inspired 2017 Awards to BIM's Infrastructure Advances. With a focus on advances in BIM standardization, Bentley Systems intends to position its call for the coming years in the Far East; Precisely this year in one of the cities whose modeling [...]

Bentley Systems - SIEMENS: a strategy thought in the Internet of things

Bentley Systems was born as a family business, at that time of the 80 years when technological innovation took advantage of those principles that underpin the American nation, where unlike other countries: watching, working hard and doing the right thing are almost guarantees of success. In countries in the Hispanic context, a high percentage of family businesses [...]

Break the password of a VBA macro from Microstation

Visual Basic for Applications is a series of bookstores that Microsoft made available, somewhat old but very powerful especially in versions of Office before 2010. While it continues to exist, many developments are now being done in .NET and other environments; Even so, for markers based on markers, VBA is a [...]

Bentley Systems Announces Finalists for Be Inspired 2016

As an acknowledgment of the projects that have innovated in the use of technologies applied to the design, construction and infrastructures, in October the 2016 award known as Be Inspired will be developed in London, developed since 2004 year, called in that Weather BeAwards. The winners will be chosen by a jury [...]

BIM - The world that would have dreamed 20 years ago

20 years later, I can only associate the BIM as the evolution that represented for that time leaving the drawing table and the paper calca CAD files. That was an impressive evolution, considering that he was from being a chirographer and calculator of notebook + calculator + Lotus 123. It seemed impressive to me [...]