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Planning, Rural Planning, Solar, TrueViewVisuals

Visual Impact of Solar Farms


The visual impact of a Solar Farm is a key consideration in getting a development through the planning system. The Department for Energy and Climate Change specifically mention visual impact in their Planning and Practice Guidance for Renewable and Low Carbon Energy the visual impact of a  well-planned and well-screened solar farm can be properly addressed within the

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Policy, Rural Planning, TrueViewVisuals, VentusAR

SNH Trials of TrueViewVisuals


Scottish Natural Heritage have been trialling TrueViewVisuals and how it can be used when considering the potential landscape and visual impacts of various projects. Fish Farms For the purposes of this trial they looked at a fish farm development off the west coast of Scotland and explored how TrueViewVisuals (TVV) could be used to aid the assessment of

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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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