Author: gbanfill

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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UrbanPlanAR

Testing the Location Tracking in UrbanPlanAR


UrbanPlanAR shows a planned building development that has not yet been built. If a developer was going to put an office building in the view below, what would it look like? How visible would it be? Would that be acceptable or is the visual impact too great? We use accurate localisation technology (built by the experts

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VentusAR

iPad Pro Cases from Studio Proper


This week we got some new iPad Pro cases delivered. These fit the iPad Pro 12 and hold it securely onto the tripod (its the same one we use for the iPad Pro 9 and Air 2). We took one out last time we were in the Campsie’s to do some testing to make sure

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VentusAR

A Cold Crisp Morning Testing


What a lovely morning to do some VentusAR testing. The car was frozen so once it was scraped and I could see it was off to the Campsie’s to test the new iPad Pro 9. Everything looks good, so I thought I would share some photos of the sun on the frosty hill side (and

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