State-of-the-art software kernel

Users of the 3D CAD solution HiCAD are impressed by the unique performance spectrum based on the software kernel developed by the ISD Group, which is the guarantee for innovative CAD techniques - today and in the future. With ever more complex CAD projects, the user is thus optimally equipped for the future.

As early as 1987, the ISD developed its own kernel, the ESM kernel (European Solid Modeller), which gives HiCAD the uniqueness of being able to create 2D drawings and 3D models in one and the same system and to transfer them bidirectionally to each other. With the release of version HiCAD neXt 2008, the kernel has been converted to a consistent use of NURBS technology. The new NURBS kernel supports the latest market-leading technology and can be quickly adapted to individual customer requirements and changing market demands.

The geometry kernel also allows us to accept any requirement in the fields of engineering design, structural engineering and product design. Through years of in-house development and permanent further optimization of the constantly expandable modelling kernel, we have grown to meet the needs of a wide range of industries and are able to react flexibly, quickly and independently to changing market requirements.

Our development department

One of the strengths of the ISD Group is the own development from the beginning. The high demands on the qualification of our employees are the basis for outstanding developments of our software. Our teams in these areas of development are highly committed to the needs of our customers. Right from the start, a close cooperation with our customers is the focus of our actions. This includes direct service and sales via branch offices and subsidiaries. This is the only way we can learn quickly and directly about the decisive market developments from our users. The concrete suggestions of our customers are heard directly: Personal support, numerous trade fairs as meeting points, customer dialogue via social media and numerous activities for and with customers are among the important impulses for our own software development. Thus, you as a customer benefit from product knowledge as only the manufacturer can offer it, while we benefit from the user's know-how from the daily use of our solutions.

45 years of experience

For our customers, we can draw on a wealth of experience from 45 years of business activity in the field of engineering. This long experience and the know-how built up over the years make us a competent and reliable partner for our customers, and our software products HiCAD and HELiOS a mature, market-proven solution. Discover more exciting information about the company history of the ISD!

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