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Eagle Point Software Corporation Announces Updates to Its AutoCAD Civil 3D Companion Solutions

May 17, 2011

Eagle Point Software Corporation announced the 2012 release of its AutoCAD Civil 3D software companion solutions: Data Reduction, Designers’ Companion, Surveyors’ Companion and Pinnacle Series Task Navigator. These 2012 releases are designed to help civil engineering professionals deliver more innovative project solutions by enabling building information modeling (BIM) processes.

“We are excited to announce the release of Eagle Point’s Civil 3D 2012 companion products as we strive to improve how organizations implement and adopt Autodesk Infrastructure technologies,” says Steve Biver, Civil Infrastructure Product Line Manager at Eagle Point.

The Pinnacle Series Task Navigator for Civil 3D is installed directly inside Civil 3D and provides the end user with on-screen instruction and shortcuts to commands needed to complete project tasks. When combined with the Process Mapper, the Task Navigator for Civil 3D provides a set of tools that can speed your organization’s adoption of Civil 3D and align your team to your standards and best practices.

Data Reduction allows organizations to streamline the Civil 3D survey transfer process. Whether downloading directly from the collector or importing a job already on the PC, shots described in the field using Eagle Point’s popular coding methodology come into Civil 3D with proper description key symbology and linework automatically generated.

Designers’ Companion reduces the number of steps and simplifies workflows for common civil engineering design tasks within Civil 3D. Guided by a straightforward interface, Designers’ Companion offers end users efficient tools to rapidly lay out subdivision streets, lots, highways, parking lots, detention ponds and subsurface terrain. By leveraging the dynamic, iterative power of the Civil 3D model earlier in the design process, project alternatives can be quickly modified and finalized sooner.

A set of tools that streamline the survey workflow, Surveyors' Companion leverages proven surveying technology to enable organizations to comfortably and productively move to AutoCAD Civil 3D software. Surveyors' Companion interacts with native point, parcel, surface, alignment and profile data.

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 helps civil engineering design professionals better use Building Information Modeling (BIM) to deliver more innovative transportation, water and other infrastructure projects. Key enhancements include improved corridor modeling and alignment tools to help speed transportation design, extended visualization and water analysis capabilities for more efficient design exploration and new tools that help users share drafting and design standards across organizations for more effective collaboration and better maintained organizational standards.

For more information on Eagle Point’s Companion solutions for AutoCAD Civil 3D, please visit www.eaglepoint.com.