Bentley is itself introducing its iTwin Services platform, for digital twin cloud services aimed at use in major infrastructure projects. This will allow more efficient synchronisation of actual and virtual data for a project.
The firm says that this move will allow developers to create immersive applications that can connect infrastructure digital twins to other digital models. Bentley continued, “We have made all the source code available. We realise making it open source is a tremendous commitment.”
The system allows users to create web-views of 1D, 2D, 3D and $d models from BIM files and other digital data models.
Also new from Bentley is an advanced new modelling environment, allowing multi-discipline collaboration.
In addition Bentley is further developing its partnerships with Microsoft and Topcon. One new development is the potential for integration between its ProjectWise 365 Services package and the Microsoft 365 package. This will allow greater collaboration for digital workflows. Meanwhile Bentley’s arrangement with Topcon is for a further development of the constructioneering initiatives and programs developed between the two companies.