Schneider Eletric Announces New Features for ArcFM Edition XI


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The addition of Conduit Manager XI for the Utility Network enables creation and management of 3D underground structures, in conjunction with new time-saving capabilities

 Fort Collins, Colo., July 20, 2021–Schneider Electric, the industry leader in Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions for utilities and communication providers, today announced the release of ArcFM Editor 11.3, the latest update to ArcFM Editor XI built specifically in ArcGIS Pro and for Esri’s Utility Network. 

This latest release of ArcFM Editor XI provides new ways for an overall efficient and better editing experience, most notably with the addition of Conduit Manager XI for the Utility Network. Users can easily create and manage dense underground networks and facilities like vaults, manholes, ducts in 3D while adhering to all network rules. Other new features and capabilities include:

·      A simple and intuitive duct layout editor to create, assign, modify and align ducts on walls in 3D.

·      Cross-sectional duct information that can be shared and traced across the organization.

·      Instant knowledge if a duct is available or occupied, as well as the shape and material of the duct.

·      Seamlessly add contents to ducts, such as any electrical conductor.

·      Mass duct creation to save time and complexity.

·      Instant 3D editing feedback for clarity and visual aid.

“The extension of Editor XI with Conduit Manager XI gives users a rich 3D experience like this industry’s never seen,” said Jay Stinson, general manager at Schneider Electric. “Our goal is to make 3D editing as easy as 2D editing, and as streamlined and automated as possible. ArcFM Editor XI has a tremendous new value and we can’t wait for our customers to see it.”  

 ArcFM Editor XI is the cornerstone of the ArcFM Solution XI Series, an ecosystem of applications focused on streamlining the design and construction workflow enabling utilities to get work done more efficiently. ArcFM Designer XI, ArcFM Web XI and ArcFM Mobile XI fill out the rest of the ecosystem offering the most comprehensive utility GIS solution available today. The result - streamlined workflows, minimized use of paper and a reduced work backlog equipping utilities to address the challenges facing today’s digital utility.

 Go here to learn more about ArcFM Editor 11.3.

 About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation, and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency. We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

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