Author: gbanfill

Canada, Customer, Terrain, TrueViewVisuals

TrueViewVisuals: Now in the Rockies!


As previously announced (here), we recently worked in partnership with Green Cat Renewables Canada Corporation to bring the TrueViewVisuals augmented reality experiences to Alberta in Canada. This post explains how we sourced and processed the terrain data to make it accessible in our visualisation software.   Terrain Data Akin to the Ordnance Survey in the UK,

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Release Notes, VentusAR

VentusAR 5.6 has been released


This week we released VentusAR v5.6 to the app store. This release moves the creation of wireline 90 to the iPad (instead of having to upload to the portal then join together). This also adds the ability to create realistic looking routes through the 3D model. We showed a video of this a few weeks

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Augmented Reality, BIM, Conferences and Exhibitions

Advanced Forming Technologies in Architecture Conference


This week, George presented at Advanced Forming Conference at University of Strathclyde.  It was an interesting conference put on by Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) covering some of the topics around engineering and manufacturing in the Built Environment. Here are a couple of highlights about the day. The morning started with an overview of Industry

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Grid, Planning, True View Visuals

Using Fly Through to show a Grid project


We’ve been using our tools to help our clients visualise Overhead line projects. We made a video of a Fly Through of one of our projects which we thought we’d share. Fly Through Video This project uses L6 Transmission Towers, OS Terrain 5 terrain data and the same technology we use to provide our Videomontage

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Augmented Reality, Case Study, Digital, Grid, Landscape Architects, Planning, Rural Planning, VentusAR, Virtual Reality

Conductor Line Sag in Grid Projects


One of the features we  added recently is drawing realistic looking Conductor lines between towers on our Grid projects. Prior to VentusAR 5.4 we drew straight lines between the connector points on the tower models. This had the effect of fairly unrealistic looking conductor lines as even across the shortest distance the conductor lines sag slightly

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UrbanPlanAR

New year, New model, New video: UrbanPlanAR is coming


Its a New Year, so we decided it was time to update our UrbanPlanAR video to show some of the latest things we have done. This example shows a concept model shown in the camera feed. It makes it really quick and easy to communicate what the new building will look like. Once everything is

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