Author: gbanfill

Augmented Reality, Feature Spotlight, Google Street View, Landscape Architects, Planning, TrueViewVisuals

Quicker Visualisations with Google Street View


We are proud to announce that we have enabled a Street View integration for all current TrueViewVisuals customers and on all domains. This allows them to use google Street View imagery as the background photo to their visualisation. That’s going to save a huge amount of time generating our scoping reportsLandscape Architect, during recent demo

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Feature Spotlight, Solar

Designing Solar Panels


Recently we’ve done a bit of work to improve the solar panel designer and we thought now would be a good time to go into a bit more detail. Setup the Solar Panel Banks The TrueViewVisuals portal has some new functionality added that allows users to see what the panel will look like as they

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Buildings, Case Study, Planning, TrueViewVisuals

Visualising vegetation and screening over time


We recently worked with Muirhall Energy on their Energy Storage project in Erskine.  This project is to support the planning application for the construction of an energy storage site of 16 battery storage containers and associated other infrastructure. TrueViewVisuals produced the photomontages including screening effects from vegetation planting. This project has now been submitted into

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Canada, Customer, Terrain, TrueViewVisuals

TrueViewVisuals: Now in the Rockies!


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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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