Augmented Reality

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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Augmented Reality, Customer, France, Terrain, Terrain Data, TrueViewVisuals, Wind

Bonjour TVV


Last month we took a trip to Lyon to test and demonstrate our French coordinate system support and terrain data. Lyon is the capital city in France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and third-largest city in France.  Much of the old town is a UNESCO site of Outstanding Universal Value with millennia of history.  This is complemented by the

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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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Augmented Reality, Business Development, Case Study, Digital, Landscape Architects, Planning, Rural Planning, True View Visuals, VentusAR

From Photomontage to Videomontage!


New media does not stand still for long. In order to support the move from photography to video in engagement and communication, Linknode are launching our unique TrueViewVisuals Videomontage service. We know that in the future, immersive realities will have a significant impact on our lives, augmenting our world with information curated for us by

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Augmented Reality, Autodesk, B4itsBuilt, BIM, Buildings, Case Study, Digital, Future Cities, Future of Planning, GIality, Planning, Urban Planning

#PlanTech and The Future of Planning


Last week was the inaugural PlanTech Week in London, hosted at the The Urban Innovation Centre, part of the Future Cities Catapult in Clerkenwell. PlanTech #PlanTech follows in the footsteps of #PropTech and #FinTech as the technology discussion arm of the planning & development community.  PlanTech, best described in the words of the FCC founders

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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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Android, Apple, Augmented Reality, B4itsBuilt, BIM, Collaboration, Future Cities, Future of Planning

We live in a 3D world


Blog first published on Future Cities Catapult http://futurecities.catapult.org.uk/2017/03/27/blog-live-3d-world/  We live in a multi-dimensional world and experience our environment through our senses. For most people, vision is the dominant way we experience the world. Our sense of orientation within a given context, location, and place is determined by an animated 3D model of the world that our

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Android, Apple, Augmented Reality, Buildings, Cross Platform, Digital, Planning, Uncategorized, Urban Planning

Future Cities :: Future of Planning


We are delighted to confirm that we have been selected as one of the shortlisted 10 projects in the Future Cities Catapult “Future of Planning” initiative.           https://smartcitiesworld.net/governance/smes-help-to-overhaul-uk-planning-1473 Our solution B4itsBuilt, mobilises citizen engagement through true visualisation. This project will extend professional, accurate, real-world AR experiences into the public domain for

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