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

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

System Monitoring Now Even Simpler with service.monitor

service.monitor 3.3 simplifies monitoring services in a GIS infrastructure. This version of this web application offers full multi-client and distribution capability and, in particular, features comprehensive support for users while they are creating monitoring jobs. It should be stressed that in this context, operating procedures have been considerably simplified while the basic architecture has also been updated. Creating and configuring monitoring jobs is now simpler than ever. The user interface assists in creating jobs that are technically appropriate and service specific. It does so by employing, among other things, dynamic example queries and an option to harvest services of an... (read more)
2017-01-06 04:09:28

Dacorum Borough Council Selects Cadcorp to Supply Corporate GIS

Dacorum Borough Council has contracted with Computer Aided Development Corporation Ltd (Cadcorp) for the supply of a corporate geographic information system to replace and upgrade Dacorum’s existing GIS software. The system will make geographic information available to all council employees working locally or remotely, and will share geographic information with the public via the council’s website. Jayne Smith, GIS Officer at Dacorum, said “Dacorum has around 750 staff, serving a population of around 145,000 residents. Our existing GIS was almost entirely desktop-based, available to only a small proportion of council staff. The Intranet and Internet GIS published static layers. We... (read more)
2017-01-11 01:29:35

‘One to Watch’ Award for 3D Repo

BIM technology innovator 3D Repo has scooped the ‘One to Watch Company of 2017’ award at the Construction Computing Awards. Master of Ceremonies Chris Cowdrey, former England cricket captain, presented the award at a black tie ceremony held on 16 November 2017 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian on Bloomsbury Street, London. The award was collected by Rob Jackson of Bond Bryan on behalf of 3D Repo. Bond Bryan Digital is famous for its LEGO Architecture meets BIM series featured in 3D Repo. Judged by a panel of peers and industry experts the award recognises the role of the tech disruptor... (read more)
2017-11-21 08:55:53

Further Cooperation Between Leica and Autodesk in Building Construction

Leica Geosystems has announced further cooperation with Autodesk to connect the latest robotic total stations for construction, the Leica iCON iCR70 and iCR80, with the Autodesk BIM 360 layout mobile app, an industry construction management platform. The continued collaboration between the two organisations centres around the expanding role of building information modelling (BIM) in construction. This latest effort creates a seamless workflow, sending positions from the robotic total stations to the mobile app to compare design data, increasing efficiency and productivity from field to office. With the integration to the iCR70 and iCR80 robotic total stations, BIM 360 Layout for... (read more)
2018-11-21 11:27:27

Esri Publishes Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap

Esri has announced the publication of Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap. The workbook offers existing ArcMap users a road map to successfully transition from using Esri ArcGIS Desktop software's ArcMap application to using the ArcGIS Pro application. For close to 20 years, many Esri software users have become skilled in using ArcMap to create maps, perform spatial analysis, manage geographic data, and then share the results. But ArcMap is soon to be retired, and Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap helps users retain that expertise as they switch to the next generation ArcGIS Pro. Best-selling GIS author Maribeth H. Price details the following benefits of... (read more)
2019-02-27 10:08:25

Maptek Invests with PETRA Data Science

Maptek and PETRA Data Science have established a partnership which will enable seamless value chain optimization and simulation from resource models through to metal produced. Mining companies will be able, for the first time, to use millions of tonnes of their historical performance and resource metadata for dynamic optimization. “Whether you are looking at their 3D virtual environments for geological modelling and mine optimization, or long-range laser scanners for 3D mapping and monitoring, every aspect is custom built for mining. Any true digital twin in mining needs to consider geology,” said a PETRA spokesperson. “Our partnership with Maptek provides PETRA... (read more)
2019-03-25 10:23:03

Development of a Symbol System for Disaster Management

Spatial information plays a key role in disaster management. Upon occurrence of an emergency situation, crisis management actors need specialised maps to give them a clear idea of the emergency, localisation, distribution and characteristics. Effective representation of spatial information can be achieved by means of graphical symbols. Silvia Marinova describes how a symbol system should be associative and quickly perceived by map users even without the use of a legend, especially in an emergency. A number of agencies and organisations related to disaster protection develop databases, geo-portals and cartographic products for crisis management and their own standards for symbols. In... (read more)
2017-10-11 02:55:18

Turnkey GIS Solutions in the Cloud

African GIS to 3D GIS in the Cloud
For the past fifteen years Sivan Design, a privately held GIS solutions provider from Israel, has concentrated on developing an approach which combines GIS, CAD and 3D technologies to produce software and services. The company quickly realised that this approach, combined with the knowhow it has accumulated in the process, allowed it to offer turnkey GIS solutions encompassing the entire range of GIS needs required by any country on a national scale. Sivan Design is now releasing its newest version of a coming trend in 3D GIS software: 3D-GIS in the Cloud. In 1999 the company released its first professional... (read more)
2011-05-25 05:03:13
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