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Buildings, Business Development, Planning, Rural Planning, Uncategorized, VentusAR

Edinburgh’s new Garden District development – what will it look like?


In the news yesterday, Murray Estates have been granted planning permission to build 6000 houses and leisure facilities on greenbelt land just outside Edinburgh. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-36436284  The image below represents an overview of the area the development is planned for.

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Linknode Platoon!


To celebrate our 5th birthday, yesterday, we suited up for an afternoon of go-karting and strategic laser combat. GP3 The go-karting was a GP3 – 10 qualifying laps, 12 heat laps, and then a 14 lap final race. Couple of crashes – George spun and got stuck, which made Dave stop, at which point Abi

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iOS 9.1 Released


This week iOS 9.1 was released. We have now tested VentusAR 4.1 with this new update of iOS 9.1 for the iPad Air and Air 2 and everything seems to be working fine. We recommend updating to iOS 9.1 as soon as possible to take advantage of the new features added in this update. More

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Cross Platform, Digital, GIality, Planning, Uncategorized, VentusAR

Minecraft Makes Wind Farm Development Projects Accessible


Press Release Valid 00:01 April 1 2015 to 11:59am April 1 2015 New guidance for the visualisation of wind farms development understands that “stakeholder engagement is extremely important” and recognises that new developments have “considerable scope” for use as techniques are developed and presented. In support of this guidance, Linknode today announced that development of

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Merry Christmas from the Linknode Team


  Well 2014 has been another fantastic and busy year for the team at Linknode. We’d like to thank our customers, suppliers and friends for all your support, and look forward to working with you in the New Year. Merry Christmas one and all. (from left to right) Minh, Stewart, Rufus, Abi, George, Crispin and Santa Calum

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Xamarin Evolve Keynote


This week (6-10 October 2014), Linknode are in attendance at Altanta for the Xamarin Evolve conference. After two days of training, the conference proper is under way with sessions on the new features and services of what is coming up from Xamarin, now and over the next few months. I thought I’d capture some of

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Release Notes, Uncategorized, VentusAR

VentusAR 2.0 Released – Cumulative is here!


We are pleased to announce the release of VentusAR v2.0 for Android, iPad (and associated portal updates). This is a significant upgrade and contains capabilities and feature requests that are designed to meet industry needs – making project assessment faster, more dynamic, better integrated and more efficient. We recommend updating the new version of VentusAR to take advantage of

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The marketeers spin on phone thickness


Hands up who watched the Apple live event last night. I watched the live blog feed from the apple site, so I got the important points without having to watch 2 hours of Apple exec’s announcing new features. My interest was primarily about whether Apple were going to release a 12 inch iPad or not

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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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AppsWord 2013: Azure Mobile Services


This post is the fourth in a series of 4 about attending the AppsWorld conference in London. Stewart Fullerton, one of our Application Engineers went along to the Azure mobile services talk. Stewart works on a lot of different technologies at Linknode. He works on Windows Phone & Windows 8 apps, builds Android apps using

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