Visualizing the Mobile River Bridge Project
BEAVERTON, Ore., Nov. 12, 2014—E-on software is pleased to announce that Alabama DOT (ALDOT) has successfully utilized LumenRT 2015 on the highly acclaimed Mobile River Bridge project.
The bridge will span the Mobile River near downtown Mobile with a minimum vertical clearance height of 215 feet making it the second highest clearance bridge in the United States — just below the famed Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
LumenRT 2015 was utilized to create immersive 3D LiveCube™ visualizations of a 10 km square area of the proposed bridge and surrounding site area. The LiveCubes were constructed from a combination of Esri CityEngine, Bentley MicroStation, and Trimble Sketchup models along with VISSIM and Bentley Traffic vehicle animations. In addition, the LiveCubes™ contained over 50,000 3D breeze animated trees, several hundred animated vehicles, wave-animated water and a full 3D atmosphere with moving clouds and haze.
“LumenRT just hit it out of the park for us”, explained J.D. D’Arville, GIS Administrator for the Alabama Department of Transportation. “LumenRT’s ability to quickly construct large scale interactive visualizations from a variety of CAD and GIS source models is a very impressive capability that helps us to present the overall design intent and environmental impact to a wide variety of audiences.”
“We are extremely impressed with the results that ALDOT achieved with LumenRT 2015”, said Nicholas Phelps, CEO of e-on software. “The visionary approach of the ALDOT team to exploit the power of immersive 3D speak volumes about the potential of LumenRT in the transportation market. We look forward to continue working with ALDOT as we deliver state-of-the-art visualization and communication solutions for ALDOT’s growing portfolio of important transportation projects.”
To learn more about the ALDOT Mobile River Bridge project and its use of LumenRT, please visit:http://www.lumenrt.com/showcase/ .
LumenRT is the leading 3D immersive communication platform for architecture and GeoDesign. With LumenRT, architects, designers, engineers, and GIS professionals can convey their design ideas and vision in much more compelling and engaging fashion – to tell a story by allowing the audience to “experience” the design rather than just seeing it. To learn more about LumenRT, please visit www.LumenRT.com.
About Alabama Department of Transportation
ALDOT’s motto is “enriching lives in Alabama through excellence in transportation.” Its mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound intermodal transportation system for all users, especially the taxpayers of Alabama to facilitate economic and social development and prosperity through the efficient movement of people and goods. For more information about ALDOT, please visit http://www.dot.state.al.us/.
About e-on software
E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments (VUE, PlantFactory, Ozone and Carbon Scatter), as well as real-time immersive visualization tools for Architecture and GeoDesign (LumenRT). Offering a wide array of Digital Nature products and applications, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, educational and entertainment industries.
E-on software products were used in feature films such as “The Croods”, “Dragons 1&2”, “Hunger Games”, “Hugo”, “Tintin”, “Super 8”, “Thor”, “Avatar”, “Clash of the Titans”, “Sucker Punch”, “Despicable Me 1&2”, “The Wolf Man”, “2012”, “Lovely Bones”, “GI Joe – The Rise of the Cobra”, “Land of the Lost”, “Terminator 4, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “Indiana Jones 4”, “Monster Vs Aliens”, “Australia”, “The Spiderwick Chronicles”, “KungFu Panda”, “Pirates of the Caribbean 2” and TV series such as “Spartacus”, “Smallville”, “Battlestar Gallactica”, “Caprica”, “Stargate Atlantis”, “Stargate Continuum”, “The Vampire Diaries” and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software’s Spotlights section: www.e-onsoftware.com/spotlight.
E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer’s creativity. By investing significant resources into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge, user friendly technologies that produce stunning Digital Nature scenery.
E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon with an European office in Paris, France.