Articles and Press Releases

ITC Files Lawsuits Against JyaCAD and Shanghai Erow

intellicad_logo_black_1700x850April 30, 2024 — PORTLAND, OREGON — CAD software-maker The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC) filed suit today against Indian company JyaCAD Solutions Private Limited (JyaCAD) and its parent company, Scanpoint Geomatics Limited (Scanpoint), alleging breach of contract and seeking an order to compel JyaCAD and Scanpoint to participate in an audit of its software and to pay the ITC over $50,000. The ITC also filed suit against Chinese company Shanghai Erow Information Technology Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Erow) for breach of contract, an order compelling Shanghai Erow to allow the ITC to audit its software, and to pay the ITC over $35,000.

ITC President David Lorenzo stated, “ITC members have invested millions of dollars and hundreds of man years in IntelliCAD which JyaCAD and Shanghai Erow entered into contracts with the ITC in order to have special access to and use of IntelliCAD. The ITC is committed to taking all action necessary to protect its intellectual property against those who intentionally breach their contracts with the ITC.”
Click here to download a copy of the lawsuits: JyaCAD-Scanpoint and Shanghai Erow.
About The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium
The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium is an independent, non-profit organization funded and directed by its members specifically for the development of the IntelliCAD technology. The IntelliCAD Technology Consortium licenses the IntelliCAD technology to its commercial members, who in turn market and sell applications based on IntelliCAD to their end users. Commercial members have access to the IntelliCAD source code, documentation, developer support, and more. The ITC is also a founding member of the Open Design Alliance, thereby contributing to interoperability in the engineering industry.
To learn more about how ITC members use IntelliCAD, see our success stories at: IntelliCAD Success Stories.

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC

See FRAMECAD this May in Australia, the UK, Ireland, and the US


This May, come check out FRAMECAD at one of their upcoming shows in Australia, the UK, Ireland, and the US. When you stop by, you can see IntelliCAD in action and learn how FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in their steel frame design and build systems.

FRAMECAD uses IntelliCAD in its end-to-end steel frame design and manufacturing system for rapid construction of buildings. To learn how FRAMECAD benefits from ITC membership, read the success story. To find out more about IntelliCAD's BIM technology, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG BIM ITC CAD FRAMECAD Construction

Introducing ActCAD 2024 Nesting


Brand new in 2024, ActCAD Nesting is a complete drafting and nesting software package that supports regular and true shape nestings suitable for the sheet metal, textile, fashion, leather, and footwear industries. Its advanced nesting algorithm has been optimized for several years and allows for features such as cutter diameters, preferential hole filling, turbo mode, sequencing, and more.

ActCAD Nesting natively works in .dwg and .dxf file formats while also working with many other file formats.  

ActCAD 2024 Nesting is based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about OEM options using the IntelliCAD engine, go here. To learn about how ActCAD benefits from membership in the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium, see the success story.


Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC ActCAD CAD Nesting

Carlson Software User Conference 2024

carlson_conference_2024Headed to the Carlson Software User Conference April 22-24, 2024 in Spokane, Washington, US? Check out IntelliCAD while you're there! Carlson Software delivers a suite of products, several of which include IntelliCAD.

Go West 2024 will host educational and training sessions that cover a variety of industries, products, and workflows for civil, field, surveying, construction, mining, photogrammetry, and 3D precision. 

Find out how Carlson Software and the ITC work together in this success story. To learn how IntelliCAD helps developers and their products use .dwg seamlessly, go here.

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC Carlson Software CAD