New Products for IT Applications

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff January 10, 2006

Data query tool is designed to simplify the data gathering and reporting process to the point where CEOs and CFOs with just a basicacquaintance with Excel can retrieve and manipulate any company data they wish. Users can generate personally-customized, real-time reports, all on a personal laptop and without having to consult withtheir IT department. For more about DataLink from Business Intelligence, click here .

DWF Writer 3 and DWF Viewer 6.5 are new versions of Autodesk CAD tools with several new enhancements, including generation of section 3-D models, movement and rotation of 3-D components, and Microsoft Office drag and drop support. To get the free updated Autodesk DWF Viewer 6.5, click here .

E-learning course for MicroStation V8 is designed to quickly acclimate users to the V8 environment. The training covers new features and highlights changes in legacy tools. It also uncovers new concepts found only in V8. Divided into six insightful units, the online course is filled with examples, movies, exams and interactive drills. For more information, click here .

Airflow prediction software is available in new version with improved 3-D visualization and enhanced treatment for glazed surfaces; curvilinear geometry; angled fans; centrifugal blowers; and air-recirculation devices. Support for the latest 64-bit computer processors is also now available. The software provides a new fully-automatic treatment for heat gains and losses through glazing, with allowance for the effects of transmission, absorption and reflection. For more about Flovent 6 from Flomerics, click here .