SOURCE: Advanced Solutions

Advanced Solutions

June 28, 2013 06:00 ET

IDS Engineering Donates idsDesignTOUCH™ Navisworks® Manage® Plug-In to Stanford University

Shaping Young Minds and Sharing Insight Through Software Innovation

LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwired - June 28, 2013) -  IDS Engineering, a subsidiary of Advanced Solutions, Inc., has generously donated 20 idsDesignTOUCH Autodesk Navisworks Manage Plug-In licenses to the Stanford University Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE).

The idsDesignTOUCH plug-in allows design teams to collaborate using Autodesk Navisworks® Manage® on SMART Board® interactive displays. The user interface works with multi-touch finger movements as well as the SMART Board pen.

Donating the plug-ins to the Stanford University CIFE helps to further their mission of being the "world's premier research center for Virtual Design and Construction of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry projects."

Advanced Solutions, Inc. believes in educating the next generation of Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Designers with the most innovative technology possible. In support of the CIFE mission, the donation of the plug-ins enhances classroom-based virtual design experience for both practitioners and students.

Advanced Solutions, Inc. Vice President of Engineering Justin Palmer shared, "In giving back to education, we are also providing the CIFE organization with the tools to take them to the next level. CIFE is charged with looking at the virtual design and construction industry, while selecting tools to enable an efficient workflow for the collaboration portion of the process. We feel that the idsDesignTOUCH software is an enabler for seamless collaboration with Autodesk Navisworks Manage when using a SMARTBoard user interface."

About IDS Engineering
IDS Engineering is a professional engineering firm specializing in process improvement and software development. IDS Engineering offers a complete line-up of industrial engineering solutions, services and integrated systems. The design, improvement and installation of integrated systems through software innovation and process re-engineering are developed by an experienced management team and staff. Engineering know-how, practical understanding, and customer focus delivers industry leading solutions. For additional information about IDS Engineering, please visit our website at

About Advanced Solutions, Inc.
Advanced Solutions, Inc. and Subsidiaries operates as a diversified technology company providing integrated software solutions and services that enable businesses to achieve more effective products, processes, technologies and ideas. The corporate office is located in Louisville, Kentucky and the Company conducts business with architecture, construction, distribution, engineering, manufacturing and retail firms throughout North America. For additional information about Advanced Solutions, Inc., please visit our website at

Autodesk, Navisworks Manage and ATC are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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