No-Cost Automated Utility Design™ Product Promotion

by SBS on February 7, 2017 No comments

Attractive Offer Leverages AutoCAD® Map3D and Infrastructure Design Suite Investment

February 7, 2017

Lakewood, CO – Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announces the availability of a new promotion for its Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) product, a comprehensive utility design solution used by investor-owned, municipal, and electric cooperative utilities. AUD is a new SBS offering based on the strategic alliance between SBS and Autodesk that was announced October 3, 2016. Through the alliance, SBS is now responsible for future development, support, and licensing of the AutoCAD Utility Design software.

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SBSNo-Cost Automated Utility Design™ Product Promotion

Two New Releases of Automated Utility Design™ Available

by SBS on January 31, 2017 No comments

AUD 7 and AUD 7+ Provide a Seamless Migration Path for AUD Users

January 30, 2017

San Diego, CA – Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announces the availability of two new releases of their Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) product at the DistribuTECH Conference in San Diego. AUD is a new SBS offering based on the strategic alliance between SBS and Autodesk that was announced October 3, 2016. Through the alliance, SBS is now responsible for future development, support and licensing of the AutoCAD Utility Design software.

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Underground Schematic Workflow

by SBS on November 29, 2016 No comments

We have received several questions on schematics in underground capability that was introduced in AUD 2017 (AUDEXPANDIT command). In the sample workflow below we will layout an underground design with two parallel primary lines, a transformer, and 3 services with a secondary run along the primary trench. The AUDEXPANDEDIT command will be used to offset the primary and secondary lines for proper whitespace management so they can be clearly distinguished in the parallel sections of trench.

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SBS Announces Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) 2018

by SBS on November 14, 2016 No comments

Advanced Distribution Design Tool Available as a Plug-In for AutoCAD Map3D

November 15, 2016

Las Vegas, NV – Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announced the general availability of Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) 2018 at Autodesk University in Las Vegas. The AUD product is a new SBS developed offering based on the strategic alliance between SBS and Autodesk that was announced last month. Through the alliance, SBS is now responsible for future development, support and licensing of the AutoCAD Utility Design software. The SBS Automated Utility Design (AUD) 2018 product will be available through SBS on February 1, 2017.

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Frequently Asked Questions for the SBS Automated Utility Design Product

by SBS on November 14, 2016 No comments

General

  1. What is the plan to sunset or transition our existing contract terms/maintenance?

Customers with an Autodesk AutoCAD Utility Design existing maintenance and/or subscription contract (including a Collection or Suite that includes Autodesk AUD) will continue to have the right to use the AutoCAD Utility Design software and any associated Autodesk benefits for the duration of their subscription term.

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Automated Utility Design – The Road Ahead

by SBS on October 12, 2016 1 comment

Taking a look at where utility distribution design is going

This past week SBS announced that we entered into a strategic relationship with Autodesk. As part of that agreement SBS will be responsible for future development, support and licensing of a successor to Autodesk’s AutoCAD® Utility Design (AUD) product. The product will have a slight re-branding, and will now be known as Automated Utility Design™ (AUD, once again).

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