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Availability of New BIM Publication: Plain Language BIM

Bentley Institute Press, publisher of a broad array of textbooks and professional reference works dedicated to BIM advancements in the architectural, engineering, construction, operations, geospatial, and educational communities, today announced the availability of their newest title, Plain Language BIM, now available as both a print publication and as an eBook for Kindle and iOS devices. […]

ContextCapture, the better showed by Bentley to capture data 3D

Bentley Systems announced General Access to its new ContextCapture offering. ContextCapture is Bentley’s first product release of the Acute3D software technology it acquired earlier this year. The software is ideally suited for any organization that could apply 3D models of real-world context to benefit infrastructure design, construction, or operations.  With ContextCapture, users can easily produce high resolution 3D models of existing […]

Bentley Issues Call for Submissions to 2015 Be Inspired Awards for Excellence in Infrastructure

  Global Program Celebrates World’s Most Outstanding Projects in Infrastructure Design, Construction, and Operations Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced its call for submissions to the 2015 Be Inspired Awards program. The deadline for entries is May 31, 2015. The awards, which are selected […]

Registration Now Open for Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that registration is now open for The Year in Infrastructure 2015Conference, being held Nov. 3-5 at the Hilton London Metropole in London, U.K. This global gathering of leading figures in the world of infrastructure design, construction, and operations […]

Microstation 8.5 problems in Windows 7

Those who hope to use Microstation 8.5 today must use Windows XP on virtual machines for incompatibilities with Windows 7. Mention the text editor problem, which I mentioned how to solve it before, and also refer to image manager and ODBC connection. Let’s see how these issues are resolved. Problem with Raster Manager Is not […]

Brazil in the sight of the next “Year in Infrastructure” Conference

In 2004 Bentley Systems launched the annual event known as the Be Awards, which later became known as Be Inspired. Beyond a simple award, in recent years we have seen that Baltimore Symposium has become a high-level conference not only in the use of technologies for modeling, design and infrastructure operation; this 2013 year we […]

Bentley Announces Project Finalists in2013 Be InspiredAwards Competition

Winners Will Be Selected and Presented With Their Awards at The Year in Infrastructure 2013 Conference Taking PlaceOct. 29-31in London, U.K. Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaininginfrastructure,today announced the project finalists in the 2013 Be Inspired Awards competition. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users […]

Bentley Utilities Designer for Electric, Gas, Water, and Wastewater

New Software Advances BIM Objectives of Faster/Earlier Design Decisions andCreation of Better-performing, Intelligent Utility Assets through Information Modeling Bentley Systems,  announced the immediate availability of Bentley Utilities Designer,a comprehensive application for the streamlined design and management of electric, gas, water, and wastewater utility networks. The new software advances the building information modeling (BIM) objectives of faster/earlier design decisions and the creation of better-performing, intelligent utility infrastructure through the […]

How to create a block on Microstation (Cell)

In Microstation blocks are called cells. In this article we will see how to do it and the logic that makes them differ from AutoCAD blocks. 1. For what purpose the cells are used Unlike the GIS where symbolism is dynamic from a point and its attributes, in the CAD objects must be placed objects […]

Cut a bite in 6 steps

I need to cut a piece of a map that contains text, lines, shapes and hatched. I need the bite is going to a separate file, but keep hatch patterns, not that it ungroup them. At the time I need to keep the layers and properties. What I have is Microstation in this moment. Let’s […]

Microstation V8i: Task Navigation

From the most innovative I have seen on the fly in Microstation V8i, is the navigation bar known as Task Navigation which really gives a new face to the commands handling and possibly send the key in to recycling. Why a bar CAD programs have the particularity of having thousands of commands, which are romantically […]

Bentley Systems Releases 2012 Annual Report Online

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the release of its 2012 Annual Report, available in digital format at In addition to providing the company’s 2012 performance highlights, the publication sets the stage for Bentley’s 2013 priorities. Performance highlights include: · revenues grew 5 percent […]

Understanding the BIM concept from the Bentley Systems perspective

In simplified words, BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the evolution of traditional concept called CAD (Computer Aided Design) and while there are entire books written about it after the term was popularized by Jerry Laiserin, for educational purposes we’ll try to be as simplistic look possible: Before, when designing a building, the architect after a […]

5 Important things of the Be Inspired 2012

Those who follow on Twitter @geofumadas account may have noticed two full days devoted to the #BeIn2012 hashtag. To update concentrated content excess in just three days, here is a summary of the 5 things that protrude from the Be Inspired: 1. the most interesting project From 57 finalists’ projects, has caught my attention the […]

The finalists of the 2012 Be Inspired

Bentley has announced about 60 finalists’ projects for the 2012 Be Inspired Awards, which will be held for the third time in Holland 5 to November 7 further comprising the symposium and annual conference. Unlike last year, we see a decrease in the Latin American projects which previously excelled with the theme of plants and […]