Author: gbanfill

Release Notes, VentusAR

VentusAR 5.1 Released


Today we released VentusAR v5.1 into the app stores. The release includes many new features, bug fixes and performance improvements across Wind, Grid, Solar and Building domains. These include umbrella’s showing the extents of cumulative wind projects, advanced lighting controls and support for Netherlands projects. Cumulative Umbrellas The cumulative umbrella’s show the spread and distance of

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UrbanPlanAR

How Building is Going Digital


Today, I saw an article on the BBC news site about how the building business is going digital. I want to pick up on a few key points that are made in this article and to highlight how UrbanPlanAR can be used either as a design tool or a communication tool to show what project

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VentusAR

A Better Camera – Using External Photography in VentusAR


Sometimes the iPad camera just doesn’t cut it. Especially if you have over £1000 worth of Cannon EOS camera sitting on your desk.  In this blog post we will walk you through the process of uploading and calibrating DSLR photography to provide a better quality visualisation. Here is an example of the photomontage output created from

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Apple, iOS, VentusAR

iOS 10 Released


Today iOS 10 has been released. We have tested VentusAR 5.0 with iOS 10 on the iPad Air, Air2 and Pro and everything seems to be working perfectly. The main difference I think that VentusAR customers will see is the new way of unlocking the tablet: instead of swiping right on the lock screen, you now

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Apple, iOS, VentusAR

iOS 9.3.2 Released


This week, Apple released an update to iOS 9. The iOS 9.3.2 update brings a few minor fixes to the iPad for the newest iPad Pro users. This has been tested with VentusAR and all appears to be working fine.  We recommend upgrading to the latest version of iOS to take advantage of these new

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Buildings, Cumulative, VentusAR

Cumulative Data Refresh: April 2016


Last week was the end of April, so it was time to update our cumulative dataset again. The headline numbers in our dataset now includes: 31547 turbines over 16493 projects. Break down by stage Stage Total Projects Total Turbines Consented 9,105 17,054 Proposed 568 2,115 Appeal in Progress 160 373 Refused 2,884 5,832 Scoping 70 382

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Release Notes, VentusAR

VentusAR v4.4 Released


Over a busy Easter weekend, we released VentusAR v4.4 into the app stores. This release includes a lot of performance features to make the app faster and clearer to use. For Android and iOS this release includes: Realistic turbine rotation speed based on blade length Distraction free mode for video and public display For portal

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Android, Apple, Buildings, Business Development, Customer, Grid, Rural Planning, Solar, Urban Planning, UrbanPlanAR, VentusAR

Assessing buildings onsite


Since 2012, VentusAR has enabled users to conduct onsite visualisations and assessments of onshore wind, solar and grid connections. Our latest buildings feature will provide users with the ability to assess the developments of buildings and houses. We describe this as assessing the impact of rural developments. (We have another product we are building to

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