Bricsys, a provider of DWG engineering design software brought to market under the BricsCAD brand, has released v8 of the Bricsys LGS component technology, a set of computational software libraries used by developers of CAD, CAM, CAE applications for implementation of geometric and dimensional constraint support.
Originally acquired from LEDAS, continuous improvement of the LGS 2D and 3D component technology is now led by the Bricsys development team in Novosibirsk, Russia. The technology is available for integration by CAD/CAM/CAE software developers worldwide, and has been embedded in the BricsCAD software itself since v12.
As such, Bricsys says, it is used by thousands of BricsCAD users for parametric drawing, variational direct modelling, assembly design, and kinematic simulation.
To simplify development and support, Bricsys has unified the release cycles of LGS 2D and 3D, and now uses the same version number for both components. The latest release, version 8.0, incorporates significant improvements in performance, solvability and naturalness of solutions.