With its continuously development of MasterConcept on Microsoft technology, Ides AB strengthens its development to cover also Microsoft cloud services and Azure platform development.

MasterConcept – closer integration to Microsoft platforms

Ides product strategy is to support different business areas such as Manufacturing, BIM, Facility Management, Plant Design and Project Management. MasterConcept therefor have support for advanced 3D design and Office documentation.

Office integrations

MasterConcept has an integration for Microsoft Office applications. With this MasterConcept customers have a more seamless integration and connect each user closer to MasterConcept Document Management.

App development

During 2017 Ides released the App, AssetMaster, as part of the functionality in MasterConcept for Asset Management. AssetMaster App connects office with operations through hand held devices in online or offline mode. With AssetMaster the service department have access to work orders, fault reports and to MasterConcept Document Management.
AssetMaster support Android, iOS and Windows.

Azure IoT Suite

MasterConcept Asset Management is developed to integrate the OPC UA Industrial Interoperability Standard using Azure Industrial IoT Cloud Platform. This is used to collect operational data for preventive and predicted maintenance.

Create Preventive Maintenance already during design

MasterConcept is now complemented with two new modules to cover the maintenance process. The module Preventive Maintenance (PM) is included with MasterConcept 16.2, for free.

With the module Preventive Maintenance, our users can create preventive maintenance plans already during design. You got full freedom to choose a solution – continue working with MasterConcept Maintenance or transfer the information to an existing maintenance system.

Module 1 – Preventive Maintenance
Included in all MasterConcept licenses

With Preventive Maintenance you create activities for the future maintenance of the equipment on the object or by the article.

  • The best alternative is to register PM activities directly on the article. At the end of the project you let the system copy all associated PM activities to all objects that are linked to the current article.
  • It is also possible to register one or many PM activities directly on each object if the object have special needs, for example due to different environmental impact.
Module 2 – workorder/reports
Supplementary module to MasterConcept that can be purchased at extra needs
  • Work orders handles activities that need to be performed by different parts of the organization. They are either generated from Preventive Maintenance activities (PM), Fault Reports, Work Request or Improvement Suggestions.
  • All needs for corrective maintenance during a project or after going live can be documented as a fault report or improvement suggestion.
  • Work request is used to order activities which is not related to a fault or error. Can be a connected job to a main work order or general activities during a project.
  • Improvement suggestions is a special type of work order for asset modifications or asset improvements in general

 

Ides MasterConcept now has support for Autodesk software version 2017, such as:

  • AutoCAD based applications (Electrical, Architecture, Plant 3D …)
  • Revit
  • Inventor

Read more about Autodesk AutoCAD 2017: http://blogs.autodesk.com/autocad/autocad-2017-its-alive/

Another version has now been released for our customers. All Ides customers who have joined the subscription program, can download the latest release for free and will have benefits from all updates.

The new release contains new functions, fixes and updates such as:

  • MasterConcept for BIM
  • Mobility with MasterConcept
  • Notifications
  • Ribbon update

Read more about MasterConcept Ultimate 16 by following the link below:

Another major Service Release has now been released for our customers. All Ides customers who have joined the subscription program, can download the latest release for free and will have benefits from all updates.

The new release contains new functions, fixes and updates such as:

  • Performance improvements
  • CAD-Driver for Revit
  • Support for AutoCAD 2016 and Microsoft Office 365

Read more about MasterConcept 12.2 by following the link below.

The new MasterPortal is developed to fit any mobile device and allows you to easy search for, view and print documents. MasterPortal is the platform where document is shown depending on document status. The documents that are shown in the App is the same document as in MasterConcept which means the document doesn’t need to be copied out of MasterConcept. Authentication of users and roles are handled on the same platform as all MasterConcept applications to keep the same high security level. MasterPortal is a web application, which means you can access your archives from different mobile devices.
With support of Apple iOS, Safari, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer, it doesn’t matter what type of mobile device you use. This will make operations regardless of location in their work with technical documentation.

 View documents and their properties

In the application, you can choose to see a preview of a single document. If the chosen document exists of many pages, you can easily navigate between the pages. You can also choose to see the documents side by side and zoom in. It’s possible to set how many documents are to be displayed simultaneously. In the view for properties, you can see information about the document, such as document type, object connected to the document and much more.

Big becomes small

Whether the MasterPortal is working against your technical drawing archives or not, it is fast and easy for all users to search and view the documentation.

MasterPortal with Print

Search and find the documents you need and put them i a Print Basket. When you have access to at printer, you login and can print the documents. The system also has the possibility to put documents together into one single document.

Another major Service Release has now been released for our customers. MasterConcept 12.1 was released on the 1st of December and is loaded with new features. All Ides customers who have joined the subscription program, can download the latest release for free and will have benefits from all new features. The new release contains new functions, fixes and updates such as:

  • MasterPortal – true mobility
  • Create relations with drag and drop
  • Improved Document handling

Read more about the new features by following the link bellow.

Ides AB has announced that next version of MasterConcept will be launched on 25 of March on the ICC Conference in Gothenburg. The new release is loaded with new and spectacular features such as the next generation of aspect platform for engineering.

“The release 12 of MasterConcept takes our visions and our efforts to a true aspect level and this version is loaded with functions for all our users”, says Stig Hellholm, VP and product architect.

MasterConcept has been developed in both Data Platform and in the CAD framework.
Ides CAD-Driver concept has been developed to support new products on the market such as ZWCAD+, from ZWCAD SOFTWARE CO., LTD.

Ides CAD applications elMaster and proMaster has also received a new user interface for more intuitive and efficient use.

Release 12 has been extended with totally new Project Data Management supporting parallel projects from Design to Commissioning. MasterConcept now also support Environment Qualification processes of equipment to support customers with high quality demands and traceability in the operation.

MasterConcept includes next generation of its integration framework with support of IFS and SAP, global leading ERP and EAM providers.