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Breakthroughs in Infrastructure Design Workflows

CE News has a webcast series out for the Infrastructure industry.  On Thursday of this week, the topic will be “Predicting Vehicle Movements for Better Performing Transportation Systems”.  For this webcast, Ray Betker, Project Manager for OMNI Associates, Inc., will discuss how you can predictably evaluate vehicle movements using Autodesk® Vehicle Tracking 2014, a new Autodesk offering.  Learn more on

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Autodesk Point Layout: Reduce Work, Prevent Errors, and Avoid Costs

You may have seen recently Autodesk has acquired a new technology into their family of products to announce the new solution Autodesk Point Layout.  With this product release, Autodesk takes BIM information beyond the computer design to aid with field operations.  Autodesk Point Layout allows design and fabrication office professionals to create installation points inside a digital model.  These points are

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BIM, CIM and the DOT

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is everyday lingo and now Civil integrated Management (CIM) is joining its ranks as the 3D/4D of civil and infrastructure design.  Regardless of the name, the purpose is to be able to see a completed project before it’s built so better design decisions can be made earlier in the design process, while reducing the errors and inefficiencies.

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Autodesk InfraWorks – Create the Future Now

Posted on May 20, 2013 by Jesse Evans, Synergis Civil Solutions Engineer: Introduction InfraWorks is a tool for winning proposals, graphically telling a story, and start to understand design complications before the actual engineering begins. It uses the same data types that can be imported (or exported) into Civil 3D or Map3D. So, as you generate your InfraWorks model, you’re

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Registration is Open for SU2013!

Synergis University is our biggest technology event of the year.  If you have not been to SU in previous years, you need to attend this year.  We bring our Synergis Solutions Engineers together with Autodesk experts and industry professionals, to bring you the industry trends, tips and tricks, and Autodesk solutions that will help you get ahead and stay ahead

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What is a Civil 3D Traverse?

Posted on March 6, 2013 by Nikki Szymanski: Recently, a client came to me and was confused about the traverse in Civil 3D.  In the dictionary, traverse (noun) is defined as something that crosses, obstructs, or thwarts; obstacle. In Civil 3D a traverse is used by surveyors in the field as a series of established stations tied together by angle

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