Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.orghttp://bimserver.org/about/philosophy/ Our mission is to help all actors in the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry to collaborate more efficiently and effectively (and thereby creating better buildings for lower costs). Our goal is to create the most favorite software plaform for collaboration in the AEC-industry. Our values are the core principles that define everything we do: Innovation Reliable Responsibility Commercial
Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.orgStrategy: Mission: help AEC to collaborate more efficiently and effectively + Position: Not softwarevendors Creating a platform for others to build on top / extend; No direct end-users; Creating a snowball effect; = Goal: create most favorite platform = Mission: help AEC to collaborate more efficiently and effectively
Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.orgWhat BIMserver is…. Open and stable core to use and build on top Open interface, lots of network protocols (rest, soap, PB, json) Open standards Plugin framework Extensions / notification ObjectIDMs Database interfaces Highly flexible configuration Open source etc…
Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.org How that looks in a schema (example for „output‟) External Internal Services Services GUIplugin EMF Object Serializers Database(s) core IDMs ServiceInterface In BIMSie standard Merge Render Query Compare MVDs (4 protocols) algorithms engines engines algorithms (xml) Configurable per user/project/server
Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.orgWork in progress (right now)
Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.orgLow level service calls… Only commit/communicate changes Add Edit Delete Already in BIMserver 0.1 (“changesets”) Now stable in ServiceInterface Working on standardisation of protocol with BuildingSMART (BIMsie)
Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.orgAdditional data (mostly per revision/project) In version 1.2 Result from satellite server concept Extendible for standardisation Examples: BCF IDM …
Léon van Berlo M.Sc. BIMserver.orgPubSub / federation of BIM engineering ART of BIM (Automatic Revision Transformation of BIM) Satellite server concept Patent pending First production „satellite server‟ is COBie server (USACE) More examples in progress… Clash detection server PNG producer BOM extractor CO2 life cycle calculator Many many (many!) more….