New Solibri BCF Connector improves the live connection to BIMcollab®

Helsinki, Finland; Eindhoven, Netherlands, September 29, 2016 - Today Solibri Inc. has released a new version of the BCF Connector for BIMcollab. This add-on provide users with a direct link to BIMcollab, a powerful issue management platform in the cloud dedicated to BIM. The combination with BIMcollab offers Solibri users a powerful way to communicate detected problems directly into the BIM authoring tools of the collaborating modelers. This workflow speeds up the cyclic process of checking and improving models during design and construction preparation phases. Pasi Paasiala, Solibri CTO: “Issue handling and issue management continue to increase in importance for all BIM users. BCF Connector is another example of how we are combining our best skills and understanding to offer the necessary solutions for all customers.” This new version includes a big performance improvement in synchronizing large sets of issues between Solibri and BIMcollab, especially beneficial for users running large projects with lots of issues. The improved workflow possibilities like mapping users, filtering and sending changes only, smoothens the overall communication process and user experience. Presentations with issues found in Solibri Model Checker can be synchronized to BIMcollab and are then accessible via browsers or directly from popular BIM authoring tools like Revit, ARCHICAD or Tekla Structures, to be looked up and solved. Viewpoints are directly linked to positions and objects in the models. Erik Pijnenburg, CEO KUBUS: “We are happy that we could work together with Solibri developers to update the BCF Connector. I believe the improvements in this version will be highly appreciated by the users of both Solibri Model Checker and BIMcollab.." With the BCF connector issues can be shared with other team members via the BIMcollab portal based on the BCF file format, for a real openBIM® workflow. BIMcollab centralizes issues in the cloud and offers a clear overview, intuitive functionality and insightful reporting features. The BCF Connector is free for download from the Solibri Solution Center. For more information visit or About Solibri Solibri is the leader in BIM Quality Assurance and Quality Control. Providing out of the box tools for BIM validation, compliance control, design process coordination, design review, analysis and code checking. Solibri’s corporate message is to develop and market quality assurance solutions that improve the quality of BIM-based design and make the entire design and construction process more productive and cost effective. Solibri’s customers include major building owners, construction companies, architects and engineering firms in more than 70 countries.   About KUBUS KUBUS is a software company offering BIM solutions for Design & Build and is exclusive distributor for GRAPHISOFT and Gold partner of Solibri, Inc. in the Benelux. KUBUS advocates OPEN BIM and is developer of BIMcollab®, world’s first cloud based issue management system linked into all major BIM tools. And of the most widely used software for Dutch Building Specifications. From offices in Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Hasselt and Belgrade, KUBUS services over 10.000 international customers in the construction industry.