Author: gbanfill

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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Customer, Urban Planning, UrbanPlanAR, VentusAR

Happy New Year: Top five posts from 2016


Happy New Year from everyone at Linknode. We thought this would be a good time to review the top five most popular posts of 2016. Videomontage In June we created video montages for community engagement on Orkney with Hoolan Energy. http://blog.linknode.co.uk/2016/06/23/community-engagement-for-a-hoolan-energy-wind-development-in-orkney/ Buildings We launched the buildings domain to allow our users to quickly assess buildings in

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Customer, Landscape Architects, VentusAR

VentusAR welcomes Gillespies Landscape Architects


We are delighted that Gillespies, a forward thinking, UK based Landscape Architect practice, have signed up to use VentusAR within their organisation. After an evaluation of the tools on the market, Gillespies selected VentusAR as a suitable addition to their tools for landscape assessment and visualisation. This software will particularly help with the Grid and Building

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