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The Future of Urban Planning: Interactive 3-D Visualization

February 6, 2013 - in Column, Planning

In many cases, the software used by urban planners and architects is nearly as complex as urban planning itself—especially for owners and operators of the project, who may not have design backgrounds. However, unlike the old, manual method of sorting though…

California's Coastal Missions Mapped with 3D Scans

January 7, 2013 - in Facility Management

Using cutting-edge 3D scanning technology, crews from a nonprofit called CyArk have wedged themselves into seldom-seen spaces in four of the state's 21…

AVEVA's New Plant Design Product AVEVA Everything3D Launched

October 12, 2012 - in Corporate, Facility Management

AVEVA today launched AVEVA Everything3D (E3D) at the AVEVA World Summit in Paris. AVEVA E3D will bring together technologies to provide a new vision enabling…

Game On – Why Your Tween is Poised to be the Next Geospatial Super User

October 9, 2012 - in Column

Much has been written about converging threads in the geospatial arena over the past several years (6 articles in Safe’s blog alone!), whether it’s BIM and GIS, 3D and 2D, 2.5D and 2D, or even geospatial and music videos!  But over the past couple of…

Seattle's Seawall Project Gets Detailed Base Map

August 29, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

AeroMetric recently completed High Accuracy Mapping services for the City of Seattle’s high profile Elliott Bay Seawall Project. AeroMetric provided low altitude, high-accuracy mapping of the project area and existing wall. Our team's helicopter captured…

Hexagon's Acquisition of myVR Provides Mobile 3D Model Viewing

May 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Featured, Modeling

Hexagon AB today announced the acquisition of myVR, provider of software for photorealistic 2D, 3D, and 360-degree visualization of interactive maps over low-bandwidth connections. The Norwegian company compresses large 3D models for viewing on many platforms,…