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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. […]

BIM Advances – Annual Conference Summary

The Building Information Modeling (BIM) standardization progress has been the transversal theme of the Annual Conference on Infrastructures, held in Singapore in October. Although my Twitter account was practically hijacked with the #YII2017 hashtag in those days, here is a summary. The journey This time I had to travel from Nicaragua, a country where I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bentley Systems and Siemens Initiate Strategic Collaboration to Unify Product and Production Lifecycles with Factory Infrastructure Lifecycles

NUREMBERG, Germany – November 19, 2012 – Bentley Systems and Siemens today announced a strategic collaboration to advance the integration of digital product design and manufacturing processes design with information modeling for facilities lifecycle design. According to the Memorandum of Understanding the collaboration will enable the two companies to deliver intelligent and sustainable digital factory […]

What could be happening between Bentley and Trimble?

This looks like my predictions on the innocents’ day, but is not the case. A few hours ago has been notified formally a partnership agreement from which we heard something at the backstage, and that leaves us thinking of what might be happening between the two companies Bentley Systems and Trimble Dimensions. We are aware […]

Bentley Systems’ Faraz Ravi Named Chairman of ASTM International Committee on 3D Imaging Systems

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, today announced that Faraz Ravi, Bentley’s director of product management for point clouds, has been appointed chairman of the ASTM International Committee E57 on 3D Imaging Systems. Formed in 2006, Committee E57 develops standards for 3D imaging systems, including optical range cameras and laser scanners that capture point cloud data. Ravi co-founded […]

Distinguished Speakers to Provide Insights on Advanced Computational Design at SmartGeometry 2012 Conference

Being Held March 23-24 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, U.S.A.; Registration Now Open at Bentley Systems, Incorporated, today announced that registration is now open for the SmartGeometry 2012 Conference. This widely acclaimed conference is the world’s premier event focused on computational and parametric design tools, technologies, and methodologies that allow and encourage […]

Bentley Announces Relationship With Microsoft for Azure-cloud-based Transmittal Services Offering

Bentley Transmittal Services Appropriately Complements Both ProjectWise and AssetWise for Critical Business Needs Bentley Systems announced an expansion of its strategic relationship with Microsoft Corporation. Through its commitment to the Microsoft Azure Platform partner program, Bentley is bringing a broad range of Azure-cloud-based services for sustaining infrastructure to architecture, engineering, construction, and operations (AECO) worldwide […]