Graphisoft has made a number of innovations, putting Windows and Macintosh OS versions of ArchiCAD in the same box for all users. It has also launched HVAC for ArchiCAD and has brought its ArchiFM building-management software into the UK. Advanced Computer Solutions has bought computer-aided draughting package Caddie, for which it already had the exclusive UK rights. Conedia, a costing, scheduling and cashflow software program for multi-storey construction, had been developed by BusiBuilder Software. Plan-printing service Blueprint has introduced black and red plan printing.Acefolio has launched what it claims is the first UK-wide free directory for construction developers and specifiers which can be searched by specific project details.Autodesk now offers a subscription programme for software delivery. It has also brought out Autodesk Raster Design 3 (previously Autodesk CAD Overlay) for GIS, civil engineering, manufacturing and building-design professionals. There are many new features.
ISI (formerly DataCAD) has linked up with IME UK to launch ProView, a web-based solution for viewing and delivering information to partners, clients and suppliers. Building-services consultant Roberts and Partners has introduced a document-management system called RAPID (Roberts and Partners Information Directory).