Dec 13, 2017
Optimizing the Geometric Design of Highways
You’re a highway engineer. You know how to design a highway. You know how to create a design that satisfies all the design constraints and standards. You have the skills to design a road with minimal earthwork costs. But how do you know for sure?
Aug 28, 2017
RoadEng 8 Now in Beta Testing!
Softree Technical Systems Inc. of North Vancouver B.C. has announced the release of RoadEng & Terrain Tools Beta Version 8. Version 8 has been in development for 2 years. Driven by user feedback and feature requests, Version 8 is an exciting and significant step forward in functionality, as well as usability. Aesthetically, the new version includes a new, modern ribbon UI, updated dockable panels, improved screen layouts, and compatibility with…
Jul 27, 2017
Engineering Smarter with Design-Time Costing
Earthwork usually represents a huge fraction of the total construction cost for roads, highways, and other corridor projects. Good engineering can significantly reduce these costs. That is why Softree has developed software tools to help designers in this area. Design-Time costing is one of these tools. This article talks about what Design-Time Costing does, and how it can allow you to engineer smarter.
Jul 24, 2017
Why We Believe in Perpetual Licensing
Softree will continue to offer perpetual licensing with Version 8. We believe in adding value through our support subscription, not forcing our customers to stay on it to access the software. You paid for it. You own it. We will never take that away.
Jun 1, 2017
Did you know optimization can maximize your LiDAR investment?
Softree Optimal allows engineers to get the most out of their LiDAR data by allowing them to objectively determine the lowest-cost road location, reduce engineering time both in the office and the field, and reduce construction costs.