The OpenBuildings product team is pleased to announce the availability of OpenBuildings Speedikon CONNECT Edition Update 4 (v10.04.00.38) through the Bentley CONNECT Center, Software Downloads Portal, or the desktop CONNECTION Client.
This version incorporates user-requested fixes and enhancements. It also includes security fixes and all updates from MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 17.
The product is available in German and English and contains six localized datasets - German DIN, Neutral Metric, British Standard, Netherlands, USA (Imperial + Metric). The German dataset is optimized according to German DIN building standards.
Watch the recording of the one-hour German-language Coffee Corner on Sept. 23, 2022, about What's new in OpenBuildings Speedikon Update 4 and MicroStation Update 17.
What's New Highlights for Update 4 (v10.04.00.38)
Update via the CONNECTION Client:
If you have OpenBuildings Speedikon already installed on your computer, you can incrementally download and install OpenBuildings Speedikon, Update 4 from the CONNECTION Client. It will update any earlier version of OpenBuildings Speedikon. Sign-in to the CONNECTION Client to view and apply your application updates. If needed, please refer to the CONNECTION Client help for more information on installing the update.
Installation + Configuration:
Please follow these steps to download OpenBuildings Speedikon CONNECT Edition Update 4. If you go directly to Software-Downloads, you will be right at point 5:
Software Downloads can also be accessed through the desktop CONNECTION Client. Open the CONNECTION Client from the system tray and click CONNECT Center. Scroll down to the "My Services" section and click Software Downloads tile.
Readme and Help Files - Before you install we highly recommend reading To Install OpenBuildings Speedikon. The most important requirements and hints for installation and configuration can be found in the Readme file in the Installation and QuickInstall Guide chapter. For more information, please refer to chapters 1 - 6 of the Update Manual.
Please also refer to the detailed step-by-step description of the installation and configuration.
Bentley LumenRT Designer - The OpenBuildings Speedikon installer includes Bentley LumenRT Designer CONNECT Edition Update 14 as a companion application. You can use this product free of charge. With LumenRT Designer, you can quickly and easily create compelling visualizations.OpenBuildings Designer - As a Bentley Systems user with an active Speedikon license agreement, you have a license for both OpenBuildings Designer and OpenBuildings Speedikon. This allows you to use OpenBuildings Designer at no additional cost. Simply install the latest OpenBuildings Designer from Software Downloads. Select your desired language and click Apply. You can easily update an older installed version.
LicensingSES Licensing - OpenBuildings Speedikon CONNECT Edition uses SES licensing via the CONNECTION client. A license of OpenBuildings Speedikon (ID 2831) is required to use the product. Further information can be found in the Speedikon FAQ and here.
A detailed description of the new features and improvements can be found in the Update Manual and the Help file in chapter New and Changed in CONNECT Edition Update 4.
The OpenBuildings Speedikon released versions list provides an overview with links and information about release date, supported ProjectWise versions and operating systems, help and readme files and much more.