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Rising Oceans Mean Planners Need to be Our First Responders

November 4, 2012 - in Emergency, Modeling, Planning, Projects

As Hurricane Sandy dissipates and recovery efforts begin, people are asking what role climate change plays in influencing such storms. Oceans have absorbed much more of the excess heat from global warming than land and scientists understand that when hurricanes…

3D Planning Gets Easier with 3D Scanners

October 30, 2012 - in Uncategorized

3D documentation with modern laser scanners such as the FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D offers numerous advantages over conventional procedures. The compact…

Aero3Dpro Models Entire Landscapes in High-Fidelity 3D Geometry

October 25, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Adelaide firm Aerometrex will launch its revolutionary 3D mapping service, aero3Dpro, at the Science Exchange in Adelaide, this Thursday October 25th. Aero3Dpro…

New City Model Sheds Light on Complexity

October 19, 2012 - in Modeling

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland suggests an interesting new way to visualise the benefits of certain kinds of  factors of city living. Conventional urban thinking holds that an individual's choice of where to live depends on factors…

Sensor Data Helps Calibrate Water Models

October 2, 2012 - in Interview, Modeling, Sensors, Wastewater, Water

Thomas M. Walski, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F. ASCE, is Bentley Systems senior product manager for Water and Sewer Products. Walski has been intimately involved with the modeling of water networks for decades, and has worked with Bentley Systems to introduce seminal…

ClearEdge3D Launches EdgeWise MEP for Autodesk Revit

September 6, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

ClearEdge3D announced today the release of its latest product, EdgeWise MEP for Autodesk Revit. For the first time, users can bring extracted pipes, conduit and other cylindrical mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) elements directly into Revit. ClearEdge3D’s…

Singapore Develops a New Modeling Tool to Test Urban Planning Solutions

July 3, 2012 - in Modeling, Planning, Smart Cities

Urban planners in Singapore are developing a cutting-edge technology aimed at making it easier to transform existing old towns to eco-friendly ones. The simulation tool will help planners visualise and identify the best urban design solutions. The Housing…

Esri Book Details Benefits of Geodesign in Planning

June 26, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Planning

Geodesign: Case Studies in Regional and Urban Planning, a new book from Esri, is an important addition to the growing body of knowledge contributing to our understanding of the geodesign process. "Geodesign provides a new way of thinking that integrates science…

Virtual 3D City Maps Assist Urban Planning

June 22, 2012 - in Modeling, Planning, Projects

An innovative new synthesis of mapping technology and video game engineering is arming urban planners with “god-like” tools to create the cities of the future, according to Esri Australia’s 3D geospatial specialist Leonard Olyott. Speaking at this week’s…

3D Model of National Harbor Promoted at ICSC RECon Convention

May 22, 2012 - in Modeling

Peterson Companies' National Harbor development is being promoted at the ICSC RECon convention in Las Vegas with online 3D models that show sites at their precise current or future location within Google Earth. Peterson Companies developed the online model,…