MicroStation


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MicroStation

(application)
A full-featured 2-D and 3-D CAD program for MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, and Unix workstations from Bentley Systems, Inc. Created in 1984, MicroStation is a high-end package used worldwide in environments where many designers work on large, complex projects. MicroStation Modeler is a superset of MicroStation that provides solid modelling, and MasterPiece is MicroStation's rendering and animation program.

MicroStation

A full-featured 2D and 3D CAD program for DOS, Windows, Mac and Unix workstations from Bentley Systems, Inc., Exton, PA (www.bentley.com). Created in 1984, MicroStation is a high-end package used worldwide in environments where many architectural and engineering designers work on large, complex projects. MicroStation TriForma (formerly MicroStation Modeler) is a superset of MicroStation that provides solid modeling, and PowerDraft is MicroStation's production drafting suite of tools.

MicroStation has also been marketed by Intergraph as the software for its proprietary workstations. See solid modeling.
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Axiom has been developing MicroStation utilities since 1987, soon after the initial version of MicroStation was first released.
Commenting on early and growing user interest in ProjectWise StartPoint, Joe Croser, global marketing director, Bentley platform products, said, "It doesn't take long for MicroStation and AutoCAD users to recognize the tremendous value-adds that come from combining ProjectWise with SharePoint-based technologies to manage CAD content, project data, and Microsoft Office documents.
Display list technology provides for MicroStation applications what a cache provides to a computer system: faster access to data.
Though he made it clear that MicroStation V8 XM would run on virtually any PC currently in use for other versions of MicroStation, he offered hardware recommendations for those purchasing a new PC.
Element Templates: Integrate CAD standards with MicroStation Tasks to align features and tools with design and production workflows, so that teams can create consistent work
Providing direct access to SharePoint platform collaboration tools from within MicroStation, MicroStation PowerDraft, and AutoCAD
Included will be sessions on the new MicroStation V8 XM Edition and ProjectWise V8 XM Edition, as well as interactive demonstrations of the MicroStation connection to the Google Earth service.
Through this connection, MicroStation users can publish their DGN and DWG models of infrastructure assets being designed, approved, or maintained directly to the Google Earth environment.
Development of unique MicroStation workspaces, each customized to the specific needs of an INDOT department or function
For pricing information or to order a copy of "Rendering With MicroStation," call 1-800-BENTLEY and ask for the Bentley Institute Press, or visit www.
Mathsoft is the first Bentley partner to take advantage of the 3D parametric modeling capabilities in MicroStation, and the integration significantly enhances the value of both solutions for architects and engineers," said Tom Anderson, vice president of platform product management at Bentley.
FOCUSOne has been upgraded to take advantage of Bentley's MicroStation V8 2004 Edition, and also now includes complete fiber-to-the-premise design and modeling.