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SBS Announces SDS – Physical for AutoCAD

SDS Product Suite Supports 3D, Intelligent Substation Design with AutoCAD NOVEMBER 18, 2019 SBS is announcing a new product this week at the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium (SDSIC) meeting, held in conjunction with Autodesk University 2019 in Las Vegas.... Read More

Utility Distribution Design and Esri’s Utility Network

ADVANTAGES OF DESIGN INTEGRATION WITHIN ESRI’S UTILITY NETWORK Many utility organizations are moving to Esri’s Utility Network Management extension (UN) and are finding that the process introduces fundamental changes in how they implement their data creation and maintenance workflows. The... Read More

SDS Releases 7.4.1

Substation Design Suite™ (SDS) Physical and Protection & Control 7.4.1 Now Available Substation Design Suite 7.4.1 is now available to our users as part of our commitment to continually improve SDS with new features and performance improvements. Updated Substation Design... Read More

Southern States and Reliaguard add content to Utility Content for Substation Design Suite™

Manufacturers 3D models continue to grow with the addition of content from Southern States and Reliaguard. June 14, 2019 SBS announced during the Substation Design Solution Industry Consortium (SDSIC) 2019 Spring Meeting that Southern States and Reliaguard will be adding... Read More

Automated Utility Design™ 8.0 Now Available

New Version Improves Performance, Adds Smart Trace and Supports Esri Utility Network Model   Automated Utility Design™ Version 8.0 (AUD) is now available!  AUD 8.0 is the biggest release to–date from SBS and adds several significant enhancements to the product.  Most notable  are the extended capabilities to support integration... Read More

SBS Releases Substation Design Suite™ (SDS) Physical and Protection & Control 7.4

Substation Design Suite™ 7.4 brings new features and bug fixes for improved functionality. New Features SDS — Physical features: SDS will now alert you to using read-only files. When selecting cylindrical surfaces for Round Bus, it will obey bus offsets.... Read More

Announcing Automated Utility Design™ 8.0

Premier Utility Design Tool Supports Esri’s Utility Network Model SBS has delivered a steady stream of enhancements to Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) since we first released the product back in 2016. We are quite excited to announce the trend will... Read More

ModelMap Configurator

Based on Customer feedback at the 2018 Peer Utility Group (PUG) conference, SBS has released an update to Utility DataHub™ Design – GIS module. UDH Design – GIS module provides bi-directional data integration between GIS systems and Automated Utility Design™... Read More

AUD 7.3 Goes Underground

Latest SBS Release Offers New Advancements in Underground Utility Design With the recent release of Automated Utility Design™ 7.3 (AUD), SBS continues to push the envelope for modeling and designing distribution utility assets. This post will bring you up to... Read More


New in SDS 7.3 The SDS Model Editor and SD Model Cloud will now be replaced with the new Utility Content Hub™ (UCH). UCH gives you direct access to without ever having to leave Autodesk Inventor. UCH also has... Read More