Unlocking the BIM & CAD Module (BCM)

Created by John Tapia, Modified on Thu, 9 May at 8:13 PM by Nicholas Czarnick

The BIM & CAD Module (BCM) can be unlocked by adding an option to the core CSD (Collaboration, Sharing, Distribution) subscription. This unlock will be valid for all projects under the account that owns the CSD subscription. This includes:

  • Autodesk Construction Cloud and BIM360 Interoperability
    • Push RVT, NWD, NWC, 3D DWG, IFC, JT, DGN, STP, or STEP files from ACC/BIM360 to Cintoo
    • Select transformation to be applied to the Revit model (Shared Coordinates or Origin to Origin)
    • Includes 3D model hierarchy and metadata
  • Upload from the disk
    • Import IFC, DWG, JT, STP, and STEP files from the local disk
    • Model hierarchy and metadata currently not supported
  • Align Scan & BIM
    • Align Scan data to BIM/CAD or BIM/CAD to Scans
    • Export the alignment to Revit and Navisworks
  • Compare Scan data & BIM/CAD Model (Scan vs. BIM/CAD)
    • Overlay the BIM/CAD model to the scans
    • Compare using the Visual Difference and Visual Check tools
    • Generate heat maps based on tolerance input
  • Issue Tracking
    • Export issues in BCF Format, PDF format or cloud connect to Autodesk BIM 360, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Newforma Konekt, or Procore to push issues from Cintoo to your issue tracking platform.

BCM Unlock

  • When the BCM option has not been activated for your account:
    • All projects will show ‘CSD’ below the thumbnail:
  • Or in the project list:
  • When opening a project, the lock button at the top right will be greyed as well:
  • When clicking on this button or when trying to access one of the BCM features, you will be prompted a warning message recommending that you check with your Account Manager.
  • Please contact Sales@cintoo.com to know more about the pricing of the BCM option.
  • Once the BCM has been activated for this account, all projects under this account will display the BCM status:
  • When opening any project in this account, the lock button will be unlocked as well:

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