Apr 14, 2009

Autodesk Developer Network Supports 2010 Software Portfolio for Design

More than 600 Add-On Applications Now Available for the Autodesk 2010 Product Family Help Provide Increased Efficiency and Productivity to 2D and 3D Software Customers Worldwide.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif - Autodesk, Inc. , the world leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets, announced that more than 300 members of its Autodesk Developer Network (ADN) are now shipping products and applications compatible with the Autodesk 2010 product family including AutoCAD 2010, Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 and Autodesk Inventor 2010 software. More than 600 specialized products developed on Autodesk design software for niche markets are currently available from ADN members who are providing Autodesk customers around the world with the ability to more efficiently create innovative and sustainable designs, increasing their return on investment in Autodesk technology.

"Our development partners make it possible for engineers, architects and designers worldwide to maximize their productivity, efficiency and gain an even greater competitive advantage," said Jim Quanci, Director, Autodesk Developer Network. "By providing our ADN members with extensive business, software and support, as well as access to millions of potential customers and our sales partners around the world, we make it possible for ADN members to grow their business as they help our joint customers be more competitive."

In developing innovative, industry-tailored applications based on Autodesk's leading 2D and 3D digital design technology, the Autodesk Developer Network comprises more than 3,300 third-party software developers. Just a few of the many members of the Autodesk Developer Network now supporting Autodesk's 2010 software include:

3 AM - UK
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010
3 AM develops cutting-edge visualization software for the civil engineering industry. Their products are used by many of the world's leading civil engineering consultants and government agencies. The company's flagship product, Dynamite VSP, is designed specifically to enable civil engineers to produce rich and compelling rendered visualizations of their projects with little prior knowledge of 3D visualization techniques.

AKG - Germany
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
AKG is a leader in highway design software in Europe. Their flagship product VESTRA has been used to design numerous highways and high speed train routes in Europe - including the German Autobahn.

Blue Ridge Numerics - USA
Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Inventor 2010
Blue Ridge Numerics is a leader in the development of easy to learn and use CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulation tools with their flagship CFdesign software. CFdesign provides engineers a fully integrated and certified digital prototyping solution for solving CAD-driven fluid flow and heat transfer challenges within the Inventor environment.

CGS - Slovenia
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D
CGS is a provider of design productivity tools for AutoCAD Civil 3D software users in central and Eastern Europe. AutoCAD Civil 3D users greatly increase their productivity and design quality with the CGS AutoCAD Civil 3D Extensions including design standard checking, roundabout design, Code Checking, piping network design, road signage and more.

Eagle Point - USA
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D
Eagle Point has been providing software solutions for Civil Engineers worldwide for over 15 years. Their groundbreaking Pinnacle Series helps civil engineers learn AutoCAD Civil 3D software faster, minimizing the learning curve and helping to ensure they get the full power and benefits of AutoCAD Civil 3D software object based design approach.

GSA - Japan
Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010, Autodesk Revit Structure 2010
GSA is a leading developer of the Autodesk Revit application in Japan. Their sun-shadow calculation software is used by Architects to simulate building sun-shadow and sky factor to Japanese building codes with Revit software.

HydraTEC - USA
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
HydraTEC is a leader in fire protection design software. Their flagship product HydraCAD is used to design fire sprinkler systems for buildings of all types and sizes. HydraTEC customers include designers, contractors and fabricators of fire protection systems across North America.

Hongye - China
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010
Hongye's goal is to advance the engineering and design community in China through software development and deployment. Hongye primarily focuses on developing software for municipalities to aid in road design and construction. In 2000, Hongye won China's Ministry of Science and Technology Innovation Fund.

Innovaya - USA
Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010, Autodesk Revit Structure 2010
Innovaya is a leader in BIM based cost estimating interfaces. Their flagship Visual Estimating product brings the power of BIM to users of Sage Timberline Estimating. Their groundbreaking Visual Simulation product interfaces Revit with the most popular project management tools - MS Project and Primavera.

RDV Systems - Israel
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D
RDV Systems brings ground breaking interactive design visualization to users of AutoCAD Civil 3D software. RDV's interactive visualization tools help enable civil engineers to create better designs and helps them communicate their designs to local government and community organizations.

ShipConstructor - Canada
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
ShipConstructor is the leading supplier of ship design and construction software based on AutoCAD technology. Their flagship product, ShipConstructor, is used by ship designers and shipyards around the world to design and construct commercial and military ships of all shapes and sizes as well as offshore platforms.

SOFiSTiK AG - Germany
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010, Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010, Autodesk Revit Structure 2010
SOFiSTiK is the leading developer of structural design and analysis software for concrete structures in central Europe. Their flagship product SOFiCAD is used by the leading consulting engineering and construction firms across Europe to design a wide variety of concrete bridges and buildings.

SolidCAM - Israel
Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Inventor 2010
SolidCAM is the developer of InventorCAM - one of the most powerful CAM solutions on the market. InventorCAM is both certified and seamlessly integrated with Inventor 2010. The single-window user interface and the full associativity between the CAD model and NC tool path delivers a short learning curve and an efficient flow from the 3D design model to the machined part.

Striker Systems - USA
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
Striker Systems specializes in sheet metal nesting and die design software. Their SS-Nest and SS-Die Design products are used by leading sheet metal fabricators across North America.

Struc-Soft -Canada
Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010
Struc-Soft is a developer of tailored structural engineering software solutions. They bring structural engineering expertise to the development of structural engineering software applications giving their customers a competitive edge.

THSOFT (Tianhe Software) - China
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
Tianhe Software is dedicated to enterprise information solutions for manufacturers (CAD/CAPP/EDPS/PKM/MES). Tianhe Software's services include application development, consulting, implementation services and integrating high-tech enterprises. Product lines cover design, management, and production technology for machinery.

Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
THSWARE specializes in software development and related services in construction, environmental protection and health care industries. In 2005, the company was elected as an 'Outstanding Industrial Corporation of Software R/D' by China Ministry of Construction, and certified as 'Hi-Tech Company', 'Key Software Company', and 'Certified Information System Integration Company (1st Class)' by the Shenzhen government.

Transoft - Canada
Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
Transoft is a leading supplier of software for transportation engineers worldwide. Their flagship product, AutoTURN, is used by government transportation departments and consulting engineering firms around the world to model the movement of vehicles. Their ground breaking AeroTURN product is used to in use by consulting engineering firms to redesign airport gates at the leading international airports to handle the next generation of very large airliners.

Trelligence - USA
Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010
Trelligence creates process-oriented, architectural software for the planning and pre-design stages of building projects. Their Affinity products are designed to make all players in the building team more productive and more successful. Affinity provides a way to evaluate owner requirements and deliver estimates before design starts, as well as track progress against requirements throughout the design process.