Graebert Steps into the BIM World

The initial BIMFlow performs these tasks:

Imports RVT and IFC files
Examines read-only IFC properties with Properties panel
Toggles elements of BIM models with the new BIM Navigator panel
Extracts IFC data in CSV format to create in-drawing tables for quantity take-offs and reports
Generates 2D sections of BIM models

Graebert Announces Updates to ARES Native DWG CAD Product Line

‘ARES Commander 2020 can now allow access to BIM model data via Industry Foundation Classes (.ifc) and Revit (.rvt) and (.rfa) file formats. Once BIM models are loaded into ARES Commander 2020 you can view the model in 3D in the graphics area and also create sections through the model. You can also extra data from BIM elements like beams and columns through new filters for data extraction. (…)

Digital Reality: AutoCAD Web falls short against Cloud CAD ARES Kudo

A new white paper comparing Autodesk AutoCAD Web to Graebert ARES Kudo finds that Kudo “significantly” outperforms AutoCAD Web in almost every category of comparison. The white paper, “Comparing Cloud-based CAD Systems from Autodesk and Graebert,” is written by well-known CAD expert Ralph Grabowski. The paper goes into painstaking detail to compare the two products feature by feature.

Graebert Gets Into BIM

Graebert is no stranger to BIM [building information modeling], even though the company is never associated with the ArchiCADs and Vectorworks of the world. It has a subsidiary named iSurvey whose SiteMaster software is used to measure and model the interiors of buildings and kitchens in a BIM context for six years now.

Online Data Storage for ARES CAD Software Users

A notable exception is Graebert’s ARES Trinity of CAD, a desktop/mobile/browser platform that allows the user to store data in their choice of online products such as Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and Microsoft One Drive. Graebert built its ARES platform using ODA software as a foundation

ARES Kudo for Onshape

‘With other CAD software, creating and modifying DWG drawings would require you to download the file on your computer and upload it to your Onshape Documents, manually, again and again after each modification. Using the ARES Kudo app, you can read and modify your DWG drawings without ever leaving the Onshape environment.’

Kathleen Maher discusses the ARES line of products

Graebert Brings Its Tools up to Speed with AutoCAD

‘Increasingly, Graebert is bringing its tools up to speed with AutoCAD and customers are showing their satisfaction with it by buying the tools. AutoCAD’s iron grip on the drafting market has been broken and there are several competitors in the field that can fill the need for 2D drafting.’