LAS VEGAS - Autodesk, Inc. unveiled the next generation of infrastructure design and construction technology. Autodesk Project Mercury encompasses a range of desktop, cloud and mobile technology that will accelerate the adoption of BIM for infrastructure and help civil engineers, designers and other infrastructure professionals more efficiently design, build and manage projects.
building, renovating and managing our planet’s infrastructure is becoming
an increasingly complex challenge, requiring a new approach to infrastructure
design and construction," said Amar Hanspal, Autodesk senior vice
president for information modeling products. "Project Mercury
is powered by industry-leading mobile and cloud-based technology for
design and engineering. It is a significant generational
step forward compared to legacy competitive solutions, and with
its ability to manage large datasets and aggregate a broad range
of formats, it will open the entire process to a broader set of
Autodesk University, Autodesk previewed a beta version of a cloud-based road
optimization service for Autodesk
Infrastructure Modeler software.
The new road optimization service, the first in a series of cloud-based
services the company plans to deliver as part of Project Mercury, will help
civil engineers and designers create more cost-effective and efficient road and
highway designs by optimizing and automating engineering calculations and
designs, helping to speed project delivery and reducing costs. The road
optimization service and other Project Mercury solutions will be available in
2013, and will include new technology and Autodesk’s existing infrastructure
solutions including the Autodesk
Infrastructure Design Suite.
Autodesk Announces Autodesk Project Mercury
November 27, 2012