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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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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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BIM, Collaboration, Digital, GIality, GIS, Heriot-Watt, Planning, Urban Planning, UrbanPlanAR

Invitation to Participate in the Innovate UK Visualisation Project :: UrbanPlanAR


UrbanPlanAR is designed to enhance the value of BIM information by enabling in-field visualisation from any location, in real-time – creating more engaging and accessible understanding, integrated with current processes, software and formats. The project is a development collaboration between Linknode Ltd and Heriot-Watt University, supported by Innovate UK (grant #102040). The solution is a disruptive

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AutoCad, Autodesk, Buildings, Landscape Architects, Rural Planning, VentusAR

Assessing and Visualising Buildings in VentusAR


To effectively assess a new buildings project, developers and landscape architects must be able to see and understand a 3D model within the landscape.  VentusAR provides a simple but effective workflow of converting 2D CAD designs into 3D easy to understand visualisations. Fly Through provides an overview of the area around the project. My View shows

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Case Study, Planning, Rural Planning, VentusAR

Community Engagement for a Hoolan Energy Wind Development in Orkney


Last week we took part in our first full hands-on community engagement experience (although VentusAR has previously been used in many events by our clients themselves). We were commissioned by Hoolan Energy to provide visualisations for pre planning consultations on two Wind Farms on the Orkney Islands – Costa Head and Hesta Head. The first event

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