MillerCAD is a lot more than just a symbols library. It automates the workstation design process, isolating the user from Herman Miller product numbers and provides built-in quality control, preventing the designer from creating invalid product specifications.
The program is split into multiple modules covering the following Herman Miller ranges:
The fully automated planning process is achieved using simple 3D symbols (to reduce drawing size), these have Herman Miller order code information attached which can be extracted to a specially developed external database program. This compares the items used in the drawing to Herman Miller's latest price list and generates a full product tally, including quantity, part number, description and price. You can also compare drawing revisions to produce a delta inventory report. Basic facilities management functions are also included. Finally, a feature is included to convert the planning symbols into full 3D presentation symbols, for generating perspective views and rendered images.
Designed for HM dealers, architects, interior designers, facilities management or office planning consultants.
MillerCAD integrates with the enhanced functionality of AutoCAD 2007 - 2011 and has the same familiar user interface.
With MillerCAD you can easily produce office planning layouts in 2D with or without solid fills, and then with a simple command convert the drawing to 3D.The 3D drawings can be seamlessly exported to 3ds Max for photorealistic rendering and animation.
2D Furniture Plan
Sollid Filled Plan
3D Wire Frame
3D Photo Realistic Rendering
MillerCAD has an accompanying quoting module - MillerBase. With MillerBase you can produce product tally reports of your furniture layouts. You can also compare drawing revisions to produce a 'delta inventory' report showing new product to order, existing product to re-use, and existing product which is surplus. Reports can be output in a number of formats such as Excel and SIF, and also sent electronically to Herman Miller's EOS system. Also included is a time based stock control module, where you can manage stock in multiple warehouses, and assign jobs to take from stock.
MillerCAD exhibits the same look and feel as the world's best-selling CAD environment--AutoCAD. MillerCAD software is very easy to learn. Expert training and support is available from Adris Training Services
MillerCAD is an add on to AutoCAD and does not affect the hardware compatibility of the base AutoCAD. The recommended minimum configuration needed to run the MillerCAD system is:
- Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® Dual Core, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
- At least 2Gb free disk space
- 2 Gb system RAM minimum (3Gb+ recommended)
- Microsoft Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7 operating system
- DVD-ROM drive
- AutoCAD release 2010 - 2013, or AutoCAD Architecture release 2010 - 2013
- Graphics screen and display adapter that support at least 1024 x 768 resolution true colour (128Mb or greater recommended)
More resources are available on the main MillerCAD page.