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Converting Point Data Into Geometry Quickly and Efficiently

January 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

Austin, Texas-based Lanmar Services creates clarity from chaos, literally connecting the dots for clients, using laser scanners to record and translate 3D structural data from existing buildings into functional, precise 2D CAD or 3D building information models…

Virtalis Works with ART on Visionary Render 1.2

January 19, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

ART’s Fingertracking device allows you to track the orientation of the hand and the position of the fingers. It is wireless, works for one as well as…

Innovyze Introduces InfoMaster Suite Generation V7

November 24, 2015 - in Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Nov. 24, 2015 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure,…

Specification Section: Water Sensors and Monitoring Systems

November 21, 2015 - in Water Sensors and Software

Sensing and analyzing water and stormwater networks provides a quantifiable means to design and manage these systems. There are many software tools to help model and monitor these networks, with advancements taking place in how they’re deployed, including…

Managing the Model: You Live in the Future, Why Don’t You Work There?

November 21, 2015 - in Column

At the end of summer 2015, I was at a family reunion in central Illinois. As I stood chatting with relatives in my uncle’s backyard, my brother-in-law walked up, took a golf-ball-sized speaker out of his pocket and said, “play some music.” I had never…

Oversite: Visualizing the Difference

November 21, 2015 - in Column

The ongoing effort to better inform our infrastructure starts with a model that can be readily analyzed with automated rules-based reporting and algorithm-driven analytics. The model can incorporate simulation to check such things as traffic flow or energy…

Leading Civil Engineers Credit Bentley’s OpenRoads ‘BIM Advancements’

November 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads, Surveying/Mapping

LONDON – The Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference – 3 November 2015 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today reported that OpenRoads is setting the pace for civil…

Leica Geosystems, NCTech Cooperate to Streamline Workflows, Improve Productivity

October 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

HEERBRUGG, SWITZERLAND/EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM—Leica Geosystems, global leader of measurement and reality capture technologies, has teamed with NCTech, developer of reality imaging systems, to deliver automated, colourised 3D point clouds for enhanced…

3D Mapping and 3D Modeling Market Worth $16.99 Billion by 2020

October 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

According to a new market research report on “3D Mapping and 3D Modeling Market by Application in 3D Mapping (3D Projection Mapping, Mapping and Navigation, and Others), by Vertical (Healthcare, Building and Construction, and Others), and by Geography…

Trimble Delivers New Version of Tekla Structural Designer for Engineers

October 7, 2015 - in Modeling, Products

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2015—Trimble announced the latest version of Tekla Structural Designer software that enables structural engineers to analyze and design steel and concrete buildings efficiently by combining analysis and design into a single,…