UK Power Networks Deploy Cartosys Location-based Service for Mapping Tool

UK Power Networks has successfully built a replacement Distributed Generation (DG) Mapping Tool using the cloud-based Cartosys location-based services toolkit from SCISYS UK Ltd. SCISYS is a supplier of specialist software systems, solutions and support services to the government, defence, energy, utilities, transport, telecoms, media & broadcast and space sectors. “Cartosys’ flexibility and open architecture enabled us to quickly and easily build a replacement DG Mapping Tool, allowing our customers to determine from our green, amber and red colour-coded areas and substations, where it would be most easy and cost effective for them to connect to our electricity network,” said... (read more)
2018-12-06 11:11:43

Autodesk and Esri Partner to set BIM-GIS Integration Agenda

Esri and Autodesk have announced a collaboration that signals an aim of integrating their software portfolios and working towards enabling freer and deeper flows of data between professionals using their tools. The two software producers are seemingly targeting major infrastructure development with this move — scenarios where mass-scale spatial data modelling needs may need to inform complex structure design. “The announcement is intended to build the bridge between BIM infrastructure design tools and GIS mapping technologies, to create more sustainable and resilient design through enhanced project insight, and improve end-to-end flow of materials, resource availability and scheduling during construction. Tightly... (read more)
2017-12-14 03:18:40

Esri CityEngine 2017 Makes Urban Planning More Efficient

Esri has announced the release of CityEngine 2017. This version of the 3D modelling software offers features that let planners and architects compare different scenarios and visualize them with dashboards to view how each would affect the same geographic area—all in real time. Users can also make changes to specific features—such as adjusting the size of windows or adding a balcony—in a model without affecting the entire structure. Before, planners would have to create two entirely different projects to understand the consequences of a proposed building's design variations. “With this release of CityEngine, we focused on the needs of urban... (read more)
2017-07-12 01:03:46

KPF Joined by Top Organisations for Third British Information Modelling Event

The third British Information Modelling event will take place on 11th May 2017 and is hosted by international architectural practice KPF at their London headquarters. Bringing together innovators and experts from across the Building Information Modelling (BIM) sector the latest seminar will feature speakers from the UK government’s innovation agency, Emmy Award winning production studio Unit 9, and the largest American architecture-engineering company HOK. The British Information Modelling seminar and open panel discussion will look at how the UK BIM strategy is developing with an update from Innovate UK on BIM Level 3 and on how practitioners and end clients... (read more)
2017-04-18 11:36:54

thinkWhere Creates Map Portal for Open European Geographic Data Services

thinkWhere is developing an online mapping portal to improve access to official European geospatial open data. Working with EuroGeographics, as part of the Open European Location Services (Open ELS) project, thinkWhere will create, maintain and support a user interface giving registered users access to open data from public authorities. “thinkWhere has a proven track record within the not-for-profit sector having worked alongside organizations such as the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team and People In Need, and were a natural fit as technical lead on this element of the project,” said Mick Cory, secretary general and executive director, EuroGeographics. thinkWhere will use metadata... (read more)
2019-02-08 10:19:39

Leica Cyclone 3DR Reality Capture Streamlines Point Cloud Processing

Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, has announced Leica Cyclone 3DR, the new reality capture software that fuses technology for centralised, full-scale point cloud management with advanced, automated point cloud analysis and modelling from 3DReshaper. The software delivers a simplified platform for surveying, architecture, engineering and construction (AEC), and tank inspection applications. With industry-centric guided workflows, Cyclone 3DR includes a range of adaptable features for automating cleaning, modelling, meshing, extraction, inspection and reporting. An assortment of 3D deliverables can be created to meet the unique needs of reality capture professionals across a wide spectrum of fields. Specialized workflows, such as construction... (read more)
2019-06-21 10:16:46

SCISYS Launches Cartosys for Location-based Data, Maps and Apps

SCISYS UK Ltd (SCISYS) has launched its location-based services toolkit, Cartosys. SCISYS designed the Cartosys software to drive the deployment and take-up of location-based services by offering a new approach to how organisations discover, create and share location-based data, maps and apps. SCISYS is a supplier of specialist software systems, solutions and support services to the government, defence, utilities, transport, telecoms, media & broadcast and space sectors. Cartosys will be demoed at GeoDATA 2018, Thurs 29 November 2018, ILEC Conference Centre, London, SW6 1UD. Main features include: Non-technical, non-specialist users can easily discover, create and share location-based data, maps and apps Browser-based, easy to deploy and... (read more)
2018-11-19 01:10:45

3D Repo Joins Open Building Information Modelling Revolution

3D Repo, a provider of cloud software solutions for collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM), has signed up to the Open BIM Programme. Designed to provide a universal approach to the collaborative design, realisation and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows, Open BIM is an initiative of leading software vendors using the buildingSMART Data Model based on open standards such as Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and BIM Collaboration Format (BCF). Through the use of its award winning open source software solutions, available to try free of charge at www.3drepo.org, and its support of the Open BIM programme, 3D... (read more)
2017-03-17 11:46:09

Project X Labs Releases GeoDash 4

Project X Labs Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of GeoDash 4, our location intelligence tool that is once again redefining the standard for affordable geographic information systems (GIS). GeoDash is a lightweight MicroStrategy extension for map-based analysis that has been overhauled with new features including an optimized UI, the ability to perform aggregate operations on point clusters, and the introduction of dynamic zoom, allowing users to streamline their analysis by toggling layers to only display at custom zoom levels. Users can take their visual analytics right down to a shelf in a building with the in-building analytics layer IntelliSite™, which... (read more)
2017-04-24 12:01:02

INTERGEO 2015 Continues to Grow

INTERGEO 2015 in Stuttgart is setting new benchmarks. After attracting a record number of visitors in Berlin last year, the industry’s leading trade fair is now set to reach a new record in terms of exhibition space. With the hall capacity expanded to meet unprecedented demand from exhibitors from all over the world, the exhibition space currently covers over 30,000 square metres for the first time. The halls that had originally been planned for the fair (Halls 4, 6 and 8) were already almost fully booked by the first quarter of this year, and Hall C2 has been added to... (read more)
2017-01-11 04:37:10
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