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Tyco’s SprinkCAD software released for Bricscad

16 Februari 2011 BricscadApplicationsTycoSprinkCAD

Gent, Belgium and Landsdale PA, USA, February 16, 2011. Bricsys NV and Tyco Fire Protection Products together announce the release of SprinkCAD for Bricscad. This leading software for Fire Protection Products - formerly only running on AutoCAD - is now available for Bricscad too. A second version for the residential market is exclusively available for Bricscad.

SprinkCAD is the worldwide leading software for creating design and coordination drawings for fire sprinkler systems. The history of the software goes back to 1986 and since then it is constantly developed and enhanced based upon input of thousands of customers.

SprinkCAD incorporates the full versions of SprinkCALC and SprinkSLIC bringing new power and advanced editing to the Hydraulic Calculation arena and offers a complete Fire Sprinkler Stock Listing.

To meet the ever-changing needs for CAD file compatibility and economics, SprinkCAD not only supports AutoCAD versions through 2011, but is also available for the Bricscad V11 platform.

SprinkCAD builds on the 3D Riser utility and now offers also a full 3D Residential version for those not needing all of the functionality of SprinkCAD v3.5. This Residential version is exclusively available for Bricscad.

"This release for the Bricscad platform extends our potential with a very economic solution without giving up on functionality," - says Mike Mahomet, SprinkCAD Business Manager. " With SprinkCAD now on Bricscad" – he continues – "we can cover both the high end and residential market and be extremely competitive," he continues.

"Having SprinkCAD available on our Bricscad platform is the result of a very close collaboration between the engineers at Tyco Fire protection Products and our technical team" adds Erik De Keyser, CEO at Bricsys. "The global availability of SprinkCAD for Bricscad is again an important confirmation of our strategy to be the leading application enabler for the alternative .dwg file format."

About Tyco Fire Protection Products.

Tyco Fire Protection Products works globally to protect the lives and property of people through innovative fire suppression technologies and advances building support systems and piping installations with its building products. More than 3,000 Tyco Fire Suppression & Building Products employees are focused on the design, manufacture and support of fire protection and mechanical systems worldwide. Tyco Fire Suppression & Building Products is committed to exceed its customers' expectations through superior service, delivery and innovation. For more information about SprinkCAD:

About Bricsys

Bricsys is a global provider of engineering software through its network of 70 offices on five continents. The product portfolio consists of Bricscad and Vondle (an extended SaaS platform). Bricscad is the powerful .dwg-alternative CAD platform that enables .dwg-based applications to serve the growing markets of GIS, AEC, mechanical CAD, and civil engineering. Bricsys products are available in 16 languages, with more languages in development.
Wherever they are on the globe, customers can communicate support requests directly to the Bricsys support team around the clock. Every month, Bricsys transparently reports to its customers on the status and development of its software products. Bricsys is a founding member of the Open Design Alliance, thereby contributing to the interoperability in the engineering industry. For more information about Bricsys: