Swedish BIM developer provides tools to convert mechanical CAD models into BIM Objects
BIMobject, a cloud services and BIM content management developer, has announced a range of new tools designed to streamline and accelerate the process of BIM content creation.
BIMscript, an open and freely available scripting language and LENA is a new BIM object authoring solution. The scalable solution can be used to define products and components in an intelligent way, creating configurable objects with parametric variations and different levels of detail. BIMscript is a subset of the C programming language and enables smart objects to be created in LENA and then hosted and managed on the BIMobject cloud.
BIMscript is cloud-based and generates intelligent, native BIM objects in a number of formats for the most popular BIM applications from Autodesk, Graphisoft, and Trimble with the potential for more in the future. It also generates objects in commonly used formats such as IFC, 3DS, DWG and WebGL.
BIMscript includes not only parametric behaviors but also includes calculations, product logic, level of detail (with several levels of complexity of geometry and geometry combinations), and includes a huge range of properties and attributes.
LENA is an Authoring App for the popular mechanical 3D CAD system Rhino that will generate BIMscript. Rhino can import Mechanical CAD geometry from all the popular Mechanical CAD systems. By selecting the geometry, LENA builds the BIMscript following all the syntax controls, testing and creation of the generated BIMscript. LENA is directly connected to the BIMobject Cloud providing a seamless workflow to publish objects and also includes connection to the corresponding product information stored in property sets in the BIMobject Cloud.
BIMobject believes it can now offer partners, 3rd party developers, manufacturers and even users of the new Content Management System (CMS) platform – Hercules – a new streamlined process to transition from Mechanical CAD to intelligent BIM objects, managed through cloud services..
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