Tekla BIMsight 1.5 the Award-Winning BIM Tool Is Now More Global and Easy to Use

The BIMsight Japanese User Interface
3 April 2012

Tekla BIMsight is the award-winning* and easy-to-use software tool for model-based project collaboration from Tekla. Construction professionals in 155 countries have taken it to use, and 1.4 million models have been opened with it. This proves Tekla BIMsight already to be a truly global tool, which is now available also in five major languages in addition to English.

Tekla BIMsight is now available in French, German, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese, offering more efficient project communication and the benefit of free-of-charge clash checking to more users than ever before.

All the languages are available in the basic software installation package. There is no need for separate downloads for the language versions. The user can change the language of the software in the settings of Tekla BIMsight. The user community and Help Center are available in English to connect all users of Tekla BIMsight under one community.

In addition, the Tekla BIMsight user interface has been renewed. The streamlined Tekla BIMsight has intuitive icons making it even easier to use than before. When using the new touch interface, released inversion 1.4, the icons are easier to select as they are now taller. Moreover, Tekla BIMsight 1.5 is an even better presentation tool, as models and slideshows can be viewed in full-screen mode.

”The English version of Tekla BIMsight has been hugely successful, and it has gotten even more global usage than we had planned. The demand for language support has been there from day one, and we are now able to offer the benefits of Tekla BIMsight to an even larger audience. This is one way for Tekla to show commitment to improving project collaboration and support for the open standards," says Ville Kyytsönen, Tekla BIMsight business manager.

For more detailed information about Tekla BIMsight 1.5, please read the Release Notes.

Download Tekla BIMsight 1.5 for free at www teklabimsight com

Video tutorials and an online community make it easy for anyone to get started visualizing and communicating with building information models.

Further information 
(09:00-21:00 CET+2) Jussi Ketoja, Marketing Manager, Tekla Corporation, tel. +358 40 483 6022,  e-mail jussi.ketoja (at) tekla.com

Photos of Tekla BIMsight in action are available at press room.

Building & Construction field media, Tekla web pages

About Tekla and Tekla BIMsight
With its software, Tekla drives the evolution of digital information models and thus provides more and more competitive advantage to the construction, infrastructure and energy industries. The company was established already in 1966, and today it has customers in 100 countries, offices in 15 countries, and a global partner network. Tekla became part of Trimble Group in 2011.
Tekla BIMsight is a professional tool for construction project collaboration. All disciplines of the construction workflow can combine their models, check for clashes, markup and share information using the same easy-to-use 3D environment. Tool enables project participants to identify and solve issues already in the design phase before the actual construction.
The award-winning* Tekla BIMsight is free to download and distribute through the internet. Tens of thousands of people in the construction industry have already taken Tekla BIMsight in use in nearly 150 countries. More information at www.tekla.comwww.teklastructures.com and www.teklabimsight.com

*Gold Batimat innovation award  2011, Paris/FR
2011 Hot Product Overall Winner Modern Steel Construction, US
Wold of Concrete 2012, Most Innovative Product, Experts' Choice in the Business Tools and Software category