SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jun 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Autodesk,
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), a leader in 3D design, engineering and
entertainment software, unveiled a family of software suites for visual,
factory and plant design. The new
suites will offer increased functionality, interoperability and
provide users with a superior user experience through a simpler, more
cost-effective purchasing and deployment process.
"The design suites make it much easier for Autodesk customers to
accelerate their design processes and benefit from the wide range of
Autodesk design, visualization and simulation technologies," said Carl
Bass, Autodesk President and Chief Executive Officer. "Customers
will also benefit from increased interoperability and productivity
through access to new features and web services that will only be
available as part of the design suite family."
The suites for visual, plant and factory design are the first releases
of the new family of design suites aimed to address industry workflows.
The design suites will provide strong interoperability between the
products, and a range of capabilities for design and visualization. The
first three suites are:
- Autodesk Design Suite isfor architects and designers
working with AutoCAD software who desire enhanced concept design,
sketching and best-in-class 3D visualization capabilities. The primary
products in this suite include AutoCAD, 3ds Max Design and Alias
- Autodesk Factory Design Suite is for machine and equipment
builders, system integrators and manufacturers who design, visualize
and simulate layouts of machine lines and entire manufacturing
facilities. Autodesk Factory Design Suite helps manufacturers make
better layout decisions by creating a digital prototype of the factory
before equipment is installed and commissioned. The primary products
in this suite include AutoCAD Architecture, Autodesk Inventor,
Autodesk Vault and Autodesk Navisworks.
- Autodesk Plant Design Suite is for plant designers and
engineers who need integrated plant design and whole-project review
capabilities for plant design projects. The primary products in this
suite are AutoCAD, AutoCAD P&ID, AutoCAD Plant 3D and Autodesk
Each suite will be available in several editions, with each edition
offering progressively broader and more sophisticated capabilities.
The Autodesk Design Suite and the Autodesk Factory Design Suite are now
available in select countries in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin
America. The Autodesk Plant Design Suite will be available in July. For
more information visit http://www.autodesk.com/designsuite
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 3D
design, engineering and entertainment software for the
manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment
markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk
continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software
to help customers experience their ideas digitally before they are
built. Fortune 100 companies -- as well as the last 15 Academy Award
winners for Best Visual Effects -- use Autodesk software
tools to design, visualize and simulate their ideas to save time and
money, enhance quality and foster innovation for competitive advantage.
For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.
Autodesk, AutoCAD, Alias, Autodesk Inventor, Inventor, Navisworks,
Vault and Revit are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk,
Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other
countries. Academy Award is a registered trademark of the Academy of
Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. All other brand names, product names
or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk 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.
© 2010 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.
SOURCE: Autodesk, Inc.
Noah Cole, 415-200-6310