Conferences and Exhibitions

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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BIM, Conferences and Exhibitions, Digital, GIality, GIS, UrbanPlanAR

Which is Better for a Public Meeting?


In the last few weeks, as part of our BIM stakeholder engagement for the Innovate UK funded UrbanPlanAR.com project, I have visited the UK Ordnance Survey (OS) and seen their presentations at Geo Business. Whilst traditionally (for about the past 225 years) the OS has been involved in data capture and presentation, increasingly the business is

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Apple, Business Development, Conferences and Exhibitions, Cross Platform, Digital, Heriot-Watt, iOS, Staff, Team Spotlight, Urban Planning, UrbanPlanAR, Xamarin

Staff Spotlight – Rufus Mall


Our latest team spotlight is our iOS guru, senior software engineer, Rufus Mall. Who are you and what is your role at Linknode? My name is Rufus Mall. I’ve been working as a Software Engineer at Linknode for around three and a half years now. The main skills I use of at Linknode are Graphics Programming and

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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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Conferences and Exhibitions, Digital, SNH Compliant output, VentusAR

Research on Trust in Visual Presentation Media


Or “How does the media used to convey a planned onshore wind development affect the understanding and belief in the visual representation?” Background As is well known (in the UK at least) the visual impact assessment (VIA) component of the environmental statement is a critical component in planning for development, especially so in onshore wind. 

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Android, Conferences and Exhibitions, Digital, GIality, Planning, Policy, VentusAR

Introducing a New On-Demand Service for Cumulative Visual Impact Data


The UK’s first on-line service to search and report on the cumulative visual impact of onshore wind turbines has been developed by Linknode. Launched at RenewableUK 2014 in Manchester on 11 November, this new data service can cut the time taken for assessments from ‘weeks to minutes’, slashing costs for wind farm developers, local communities

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Conferences and Exhibitions, GIality, VentusAR

AGI SmeSpire Awards


AGI Award In late 2013 Linknode were delighted to receive the SmeSpire “INSPIRE for SMEs” AGI Award. The award is designed to reward and encourage SMEs in the Geographic Information sphere for engaging with and taking advantage of INSPIRE implementation.  Linknode’s production of the VentusAR app solution is dependent on elevation and mapping data published

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Business Development, Conferences and Exhibitions, GIality, Planning, Uncategorized, VentusAR

Digital Innovations in Planning


Having recently moved into the our swanky new offices in the Inovo Building on George Street, we decided to welcome guests to our new home by hosting an afternoon seminar ‘Digital Innovations in Planning’ and evening  reception. Guest Speakers Perspectives The afternoon event on was a forum style structure and format designed to engage planners and professionals

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Conferences and Exhibitions, GIality, HistoryLens, VentusAR

I Would Go 5000 Miles


Conference Roundup With the end of the Autumn conference and exhibition season approaching Linknode staff have travelled a cumulative total of 5000 miles across the UK recently. From Liverpool to Cardiff and Birmingham to York, here are some of the highlights: RenewableUK (Birmingham) The RenewableUK exhibition and show at the NEC is one of the

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