Revit Files Now Available on UNIFI Connect

Leyard and Planar have partnered with UNIFI Connect to make our Revit content library available to global Architectural Firms, Engineering Firms, Contractors and Operators (AECO) via UNIFI Connect, a globally available cloud-based portal for premium quality BIM content.

Directly tied to UNIFI’s industry-leading BIM content management software that is leveraged by leading AECO firms across the world, UNIFI Connect provides a secure and unique workflow for designers to access and insert building product manufacturer content directly into Autodesk Revit models. Designers can simultaneously browse content from their internal, firm-based libraries alongside high quality content from product manufacturers, including Leyard and Planar when searching for Revit content to place in their projects. Importantly, all content hosted on Connect has undergone UNIFI’s rigorous quality control process and deemed to meet essential benchmarking criteria, providing a greater degree of assurance to design firms that the content will perform appropriately in a project environment.

As the name suggests, Connect also helps to facilitate better collaboration and data exchange between manufacturers and designers through the utilization of content that is accessed in real time. Rather than content being downloaded in an isolated way that leads to a disconnect between the content provider and the content user, Connect allows designers to access content through specific, administrator-approved manufacturer Channels. In doing so, when manufacturers make updates to their content library, library administrators are alerted to these changes, including models that may exist in live projects, so they can make any updates necessary within their projects or firm-based libraries.

UNIFI Connect is more than just a content hosting platform, it enables Leyard and Planar to more closely collaborate with customers by partnering at the enterprise level, while improving usability at the individual designer level. You may already be using UNIFI content management for your library needs. If you aren’t, we have a special offer for you as a valued customer - a complimentary 12 month license to access our content on UNIFI Connect (a $250 value). You can also use the license to set-up your own internal library. We have 50 licenses available and are sharing them on a first-come, first-serve basis. To try a complimentary license, contact UNIFI Connect at support@unifilabs.com with code PlanarContent.

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