Collaboration

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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BIM, Collaboration, Digital, GIality, GIS, Heriot-Watt, Planning, Urban Planning, UrbanPlanAR

Invitation to Participate in the Innovate UK Visualisation Project :: UrbanPlanAR


UrbanPlanAR is designed to enhance the value of BIM information by enabling in-field visualisation from any location, in real-time – creating more engaging and accessible understanding, integrated with current processes, software and formats. The project is a development collaboration between Linknode Ltd and Heriot-Watt University, supported by Innovate UK (grant #102040). The solution is a disruptive

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Collaboration, Digital, Planning, Policy

Planning Review Scotland – Greater use of 3D


Independent Review of Planning – Recommendations In September 2015, the Scottish Government put out a call for evidence under the Independent Review of Scottish Planning System. Linknode submitted our response on 30th November and this week (8 July 2016) the Scottish Government Response was announced on the Planning & Architecture blog. There are two key recommendations in

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Business Development, Collaboration, Digital, GIality, iOS, Positioning Systems

Drone Visualisation


An obvious extension to the first-person visualisation experiences that Linknode deliver is using the same technology to deliver remote visualisation. By that, we mean to take the visualisation solution (mobile tablet) that our existing users hold in the field, and change the camera location. This could be to get a different perspective on a project

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Business Development, Case Study, Collaboration, Conferences and Exhibitions, GIality

AGI Scotland – 2016


Last week (16 March 2016) was the annual AGI Scotland event in Edinburgh. Location is key to Linknode’s business – making information more relevant, accessible and understandable. The Association for Geographic Information is the profession for spatial scientists, geographers and GIS professionals and the Scottish program matched this variety. A couple of my highlights are

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Business Development, Collaboration, Digital, Planning, Policy, UrbanPlanAR

UrbanPlanAR Call to Action – We Need Your Data!


This week we launched our new UrbanPlanAR website, where we have stated a ‘Call to Action’ to possible partners and users. www.UrbanPlanAR.com UrbanPlanAR is a Linknode R&D project in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, and funded by Innovate UK, and will deliver an augmented reality solution for visualising proposed urban

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Business Development, Collaboration, GIality, Heriot-Watt, Planning, Positioning Systems, Urban Planning, UrbanPlanAR

Linknode and Heriot-Watt University collaboration to visualise urban developments


Linknode Ltd in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design at Heriot-Watt University have commenced a two-year long research and development project. UrbanPlanAR will create a “Mobile Architectural Visualisation Platform for Planners and Communities”. The project received funding from the InnovateUK funding board, following a successful bid in

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