Announces Support for AutoCAD2006:
BC – March 15, 2005
Support of AutoCAD 2006 Provides Shipyards and Designers With
More Productivity Improvements
Research Ltd. (ARL), today announced ShipConstructor’s
support for AutoCAD® 2006 next generation design software
from Autodesk, Inc., the world's leading software and services
company for the building, manufacturing, infrastructure, digital
media and wireless data services fields. AutoCAD 2006 software
allows users to create, manage and share design information
faster, to compete and win.
is fully compatible with AutoCAD 2006. The new features offered
by the latest release of AutoCAD will significantly improve
the productivity of ShipConstructor users.
is the 3D product modeling and Product Data Management (PDM)
system for the design and fabrication of ships and offshore
structures, enabling shipyards and designers to realize new
levels of efficiency. ShipConstructor runs within AutoCAD,
the world’s leading customizable and extendable CAD
software for 2D drafting. AutoCAD 2006, with its focus on
productivity improvements, further extends the time-savings
made possible with ShipConstructor.
users can make immediate use of several new features in AutoCAD
2006. Dynamic Input settings allow users to launch commands,
read prompts, and enter values right at the pointer, without
diverting attention from the drawing editor. Enhanced zooming
and panning makes it easier to change views and maintain visual
orientation. AutoCAD 2006 also includes an improved annotation
process and more streamlined drawing and editing tasks.
integrating with the latest features in AutoCAD 2006, ShipConstructor
enables our joint customers to maximize their productivity
and reduce ship design and construction times," said
John Sanders, vice president of Autodesk’s Platform
technology Division. "We are pleased to have the strong
support of ShipConstructor for AutoCAD 2006.”
combination of ShipConstructor and AutoCAD is key to the success
of the shipbuilding industry,” said Rolf G. Oetter,
founder and president of ARL. “The combination is successful
because it allows small and large shipyards and designers
to access the same powerful tools, all within a familiar,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) is wholly focused on ensuring that great
ideas are turned into reality. With six million users, Autodesk
is the world's leading software and services company for the
building, manufacturing, infrastructure, digital media and
wireless data services fields. Autodesk’s solutions
help customers create, manage and share their digital assets
more effectively. As a result, customers turn ideas into competitive
advantage by becoming more productive, streamlining project
efficiency, and maximizing profits.
in 1982, Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael, California.
For additional information about Autodesk, please visit www.autodesk.com.
Developer Network (ADN) is comprised of more than 2500 technology
partners around the world, that extend Autodesk solutions
to meet the industry-specific needs of customers. New 2006-compatible
applications from ADN partners are launched every day at:
and designers who want to achieve new levels of efficiency,
ShipConstructor is the 3D product modeling and Product Data
Management (PDM) system that easily scales from a one-man
shop to the largest operation. Unlike traditional systems,
ShipConstructor is easy to use and maintains the high level
of flexibility AutoCAD users are accustomed to.
is proving its capabilities on a wide range of new construction,
conversion and repair projects, including the US Navy’s
Littoral Combat Ship, the US Coast Guard’s Deepwater
Project and the Devils Tower Spar. More than 150 yards and
designers worldwide, among which you find well-known names
such as Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Gibbs & Cox, and
Dubai Drydocks, trust ShipConstructor with their projects.
provides functions for curved plates, structure, pipe, HVAC,
equipment, and NC-processing and also generates sophisticated
production documentation, including assembly drawings, pipe
spools, and production reports.
is developed by Albacore Research Ltd. (ARL), Canada.
reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications
at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical
or graphical errors that may appear in this document. Autodesk
and AutoCAD are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk,
Inc., in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names,
product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.
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