On September 8, 2022, the BIM Building Automation and Electrical Engineering Working Group was founded within the VDMA. The aim is to create increased awareness for the entire technical building equipment in the BIM planning process. CADENAS is a founding member alongside many companies, universities and institutes.
Siemens embeds 3D CAD searchengine 3Dfindit.com into Siemens Capital software. Engineers now have access to an extensive part library with manufacturer verified component data for E/E systems development. The intelligent product data is available in just a single click and includes important attributes for electrical/electronic design.
CADENAS updated the Universal Plugin for Allplan 2022, Archicad® 25, AutoCAD® 2023, BricsCAD® V22, Tekla 2021, Revit® 2023, Vectorworks® 2022 as well as as well as the separate Plugin for AVEVA E3D Design (Version 2.1 or higher).
Optics company Theia Technologies has launched a 3D CAD product catalog and on-demand configurator for industrial lenses, offering interactive 3D previews and CAD models for free download for six product families.
A new 3D CAD product configurator from a visionary in emergency lighting is online: INOTEC Sicherheitstechnik now offers configurable, multi CAD and BIM capable 3D CAD models of its escape sign and emergency luminaires. The high-information product models make lighting design more efficient & precise.
CADENAS is part of the KOGNIA research project with the goal of developing a "Machine Learning-based Recommender System for Mechanical Design". The project was showcased in the famous Golden Room of Augsburg's City Hall to visitors of the Long Night of Science.