We have just released v2 of Bentley's Integrated Structural Modeling—or ISM—technology with Structural Synchronizer V8i (SELECTseries 2), which is now available for download from Software Downloads, along with several new ISM v2 compatible Bentley engineering and drafting applications.
ISM is a technology which allows for structural data exchange, revision tracking, model visualization, and change management in wide vareity of structural engineering workflows. The central component is Bentley's free iWare application, Structural Synchronizer.
Read ISM Explained for more details on ISM and Structural Synchronizer.
Some of the new features available in ISM v2:
The following products are being released today and are all ISM v2.0 compatible:
The following products are scheduled to ship by the end of Q3 2011:
The following products are scheduled to be available by the end of 2011:
† currently support ISM v1. ISM v1 and v2 applications can be used together. The latest version of Structural Synchronizer is required and it will update any repositories when needed for compatabilitiy.
‡ will support ISM via the open API.
Be sure to visit the Integrated Structural Modeling wiki to learn more!