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CASA Cubes in the City

As part of a future ‘Easter’ themed  promotion we have produced a short teaser clip around ‘cubes in the city’. The movie was produced using ESRI City Engine, 3D Max and Lumion  – it is also being used as part of our Masters course on Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation…

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Datascape – New 3D Dataviz tool from Daden

This is intriguing, a new 3D package to map and explore data – Datascape, by Daden Ltd, known perviously for their work in Second Life, provides an immersive environment in which users can explore and interact with data from almost any source. David Burden, Daden’s Managing Director said “Datascape is ground-breaking and we’re…

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Pigeon Sim: Fly Round London as a Pigeon

Researchers here in CASA, University College London,  from the TALISMAN node of the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) are working on urban simulations and procedural modelling. As part of the public outreach side of the work, they have created a Pigeon Simulator where you can fly like a pigeon…

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CityEngine 2012 – New Features and ‘Sketch Tool’

CityEngine 2012 now supports easy-to-use editing tools for the quick sketching and texturing of 3D building models (read SketchUp): Its only towards the end of the clip that you realise that the resulting 3D geometries can be saved back to the file geodatabase, allowing proceduaural modelling of your SketchUp style models…. CityEngine…

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Geo-located Augmented Reality

With the latest version of Augmented Reality Player for iOS v1.2.0 users can now choose geo-location as a visualization option for their projects. The Geo-location feature allows to use GPS coordinates to locate a 3D model/animation on the earth’s surface. The software then tracks the 3D model coordinates in the…

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An American Junction: A Tiltshift Timelapse

Below is a tiltshift timelapse of a junction in Pittsburgh, running at over 9 minutes at 30 frames per second with one photograph captured every second it was produced using the IPad 3 and Miniatures:   Miniatures adds a tiltshift effect to each frame, making creating HD timelapses amazingly easy…

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