Bricsnet Signs Agreement with Microsoft's Visio Division for Distribution and Support of IntelliCAD.
GENT, Belgium and PORTSMOUTH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2000
Bricsnet will provide existing IntelliCAD user base
with technical support and upgrades
Bricsnet (EASDAQ See European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation. : BSNT BSNT Backward Sequence Number to Transmit (CCS #7 ITU-T) ) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Microsoft's Visio Division (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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3. the agreement, Bricsnet will provide existing IntelliCAD customers with technical support and offer upgrades to its new IntelliCAD 2000 release. As a result of the agreement, the large and active community of IntelliCAD users will be introduced to the integrated tools and services offered by Bricsnet's Bricsnet.com .
As part of the agreement with the Visio Division of Microsoft, Bricsnet has committed to releasing a commercial version of the new IntelliCAD 2000 product in the first quarter of 2000. Bricsnet will be responsible for all technical support issues for existing IntelliCAD customers and will provide a free upgrade to those who have purchased a maintenance agreement. The Visio Division will provide Bricsnet with profiles of all existing IntelliCAD users and notify its existing customers that they can obtain technical support, upgrades and new licenses from Bricsnet. For more information, contact (800) 719-2111 or http://www.bricsnet.com.
&uot;This agreement with Bricsnet is excellent news for the IntelliCAD user community. Bricsnet's international presence, specialist knowledge, and proven capabilities to advance IntelliCAD make it an ideal company to continue IntelliCAD development and support. We support Bricsnet's efforts to reach and extend the IntelliCAD user-base,&uot; said John Forbes John Forbes can refer to more than one person:
IntelliCAD: Leading Computer-Aided Design Product
IntelliCAD is a Microsoft Windows-based product, which offers all the functionality and versatility of leading computer-aided design packages. It provides unrivaled file compatibility with Autodesk's AutoCAD using AutoCAD's native DWG (filename extension) dwg - The filename extension for Autodesk drawing files.
http://faqs.org/faqs/graphics/fileformats-faq/part3/. file format, and is fully programmable with hundreds of third party solutions. In September 1999, Visio licensed the source code and documentation of IntelliCAD to the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium is an organization of CAD software developers, who develop applications for IntelliCAD, a Computer-aided design engine. The IntelliCAD engine, which is based on the DWGdirect library from the Open Design Alliance reads and writes the (http://www.intellicad.org), of which Bricsnet is a board member. Commercial members of the ITC ITC (Brit) n abbr (= Independent Television Commission) → Fernseh-Aufsichtsgremium
ITC n abbr (BRIT) (= Independent Television Commission) → , such as Bricsnet, are entitled en·ti·tle
tr.v. en·ti·tled, en·ti·tling, en·ti·tles
1. To give a name or title to.
2. To furnish with a right or claim to something: to create and release commercial versions of IntelliCAD, as well as include IntelliCAD in other products. Commercial IntelliCAD developers are not required to pay royalties, but must submit all enhancements to the ITC for inclusion in the source code.
Bricsnet will offer IntelliCAD 2000 through Bricsnet.com, its newly launched e-marketplace for the building industry, which integrates all the tools and content needed to design a building, manage a geographically dispersed dis·perse
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a. To drive off or scatter in different directions: The police dispersed the crowd.
b. project team, exchange information, and purchase building materials Building materials used in the construction industry to create .
These categories of materials and products are used by and construction project managers to specify the materials and methods used for . worldwide. The IntelliCAD agreement gives architects, engineers and other building professionals access to state-of-the-art CAD capabilities -- within a fully integrated, work-centric online environment -- at cost levels that are substantially lower than existing packages. Moreover, the agreement will introduce the large, active community of IntelliCAD users to the full Bricsnet.com e-Marketplace, which includes design software, project extranet, building product information, discussion forums, and an e-store.
&uot;IntelliCAD complements our high-end 3D architectural modeling An architectural model is a tangible representation of a structure (typically a scale model) built to communicate design ideas to clients, owners, committees, customers, and the general public. software with a solution for users who need to create or change 2D drawings,&uot; said Dr. Maarten van Emmerik, Bricsnet's executive vice president and chief technology officer. &uot;IntelliCAD is an integral part of our vision of a global e-marketplace offering products and services that are easy to use, affordable and based on industry standards. As an ITC board member, Bricsnet is committed to dedicating substantial resources to further IntelliCAD development. IntelliCAD will also become a key component of our strategy to integrate computer-aided design software with building product information and project data management.&uot;
Steven Malloch, vice president of Nucor Building Systems (http://www.nucor.com), comments, &uot;With its unrivaled AutoCAD compatibility, IntelliCAD is the user-friendly, customizable and affordable solution we count on for our sophisticated Visual Basic applications. We're pleased to know that Bricsnet will be spearheading future IntelliCAD development because it has a proven record of providing the technical expertise and outstanding service IntelliCAD users need. Moreover, because IntelliCAD is integrated into the Bricsnet.com e-Marketplace, IntelliCAD users will be introduced to a host of productivity-enhancing tools and information.&uot;
Adding further value to IntelliCAD, Bricsnet will soon offer an IntelliCAD-compatible version of Bricsnet Architecturals. Bricsnet Architecturals enables designers to quickly create and modify complex 3D models, automatically generate drawings, and obtain quantities and cost estimations. Bricsnet Architecturals for IntelliCAD is compatible with AutoCAD. Bricsnet Architecturals will also become available for AutoCAD 2000 and AutoCAD R14.
Pricing and Availability
English, German and French versions of Bricsnet IntelliCAD 2000 are scheduled to be available in the first quarter of 2000. Bricsnet is offering a special introductory price of $145 for new users and $99 for registered IntelliCAD 98 users. An annual subscription is available for $99 and technical support is available for $80-$150 per year depending on the number of licenses covered. For more information, contact (800) 719-2111 or http://www.bricsnet.com.
Bricsnet provides Bricsnet.com, the most comprehensive e-marketplace for the building industry. Bricsnet.com is an integrated work-centric environment, located at http://www.bricsnet.com, where building professionals access industry information, obtain mission-critical software applications, and share project information. Bricsnet.com makes it easy for users to collaborate, design and manage projects, and buy and sell materials, which leads to project cost savings, process efficiencies, and stronger relationships with customers, business partners, and suppliers. Architects, engineers, building developers and owners, contractors, and building product manufacturers use Bricsnet.com.
Bricsnet.com was created by architects and engineers seeking to make the building process easier and more efficient to manage using the Internet. Bricsnet.com is owned and operated by Bricsnet, a public company listed on the Easdaq stock exchange (Easdaq: BSNT). The company's Bricsnet.com e-Marketplace includes the top building destinations in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. and Europe. Bricsnet maintains corporate headquarters in Portsmouth, NH, and Gent, Belgium.
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