Author: Abi

Planning, Rural Planning, Solar, TrueViewVisuals

Visual Impact of Solar Farms


The visual impact of a Solar Farm is a key consideration in getting a development through the planning system. The Department for Energy and Climate Change specifically mention visual impact in their Planning and Practice Guidance for Renewable and Low Carbon Energy the visual impact of a  well-planned and well-screened solar farm can be properly addressed within the

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Policy, Rural Planning, TrueViewVisuals, VentusAR

SNH Trials of TrueViewVisuals


Scottish Natural Heritage have been trialling TrueViewVisuals and how it can be used when considering the potential landscape and visual impacts of various projects. Fish Farms For the purposes of this trial they looked at a fish farm development off the west coast of Scotland and explored how TrueViewVisuals (TVV) could be used to aid the assessment of

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VentusAR 5.5 Released


Today we released VentusAR v5.5 into the app stores. The release includes new features, bug fixes and performance improvements across Wind, Grid, Solar and Building domains. iPad: Video Playback Functionality in Gallery To allow us to support our upcoming video montage functionality, the VentusAR gallery can now store videos. Videos can be recorded on any

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True View Visuals

Introducing TrueViewVisuals – the new visualisation service from Linknode


We can help you visualise anything, anywhere Linknode are experts in real-world 3D visualisation – giving you new ways to communicate your projects to clients and the public. Our visualisations are unique and different from static exhibition boards or gamified CGI renderings – making the visuals both realistic and trustworthy leading to better community engagement.

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VentusAR 5.4 Released


Today we released VentusAR v5.4 into the app stores. The release includes many new features, bug fixes and performance improvements across Wind, Grid, Solar and Building domains. These include 3D building data from Open Street Map now available for alignment in MyView and the addition of ellipses to turbines to help visualise wind turbulence for wind

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Linknode have moved..!


We are now located in the fabulous and historic Baltic Chambers on Wellington Street. Please update your records to the our new contact details below: Linknode Ltd Suite 123, Baltic Chambers 50 Wellington Street Glasgow,  G2 6HJ Telephone: 0141 374 2741 http://archiseek.com/2011/1899-baltic-chambers-glasgow/         

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Android, Apple, Augmented Reality, B4itsBuilt, BIM, Collaboration, Future Cities, Future of Planning

We live in a 3D world


Blog first published on Future Cities Catapult http://futurecities.catapult.org.uk/2017/03/27/blog-live-3d-world/  We live in a multi-dimensional world and experience our environment through our senses. For most people, vision is the dominant way we experience the world. Our sense of orientation within a given context, location, and place is determined by an animated 3D model of the world that our

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Augmented Reality, Buildings, Case Study, Digital, GIality, Grid, Planning, Policy, Scottish Government, Solar, UrbanPlanAR, VentusAR, Virtual Reality, Wind

VentusAR included in 3D Technology in Planning Report


This week the research report “USE OF DIGITAL AND 3D VISUALISATION TECHNOLOGY IN PLANNING FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT” was published by the Scottish Government. This independent report examines the role and potential of digital imagery and 3D visualisation in the planning process in Scotland. Produced by the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, it was commissioned to

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Staff

Merry Christmas from everyone at Linknode


After a busy year, the team at Linknode would like to thank our customers, suppliers and friends for all your support, and look forward to working with you in the New Year. Merry Christmas one and all. from Abi, Crispin, George, Dave, Rufus, Stewart and Minh ( I think the boys can’t wait for the

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Android, Buildings, Buildings, Customer, GIality, iOS, VentusAR

VentusAR 5.0 Released


We are delighted to announce that this morning we released VentusAR v5.0 into the app stores. The release includes many new features across Wind, Grid, Solar and Building domains. The new features make the assessment and visualisation process on iPad or Android quicker and more efficient. To highlight a few: we have added new modes for

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