3D GIS

ABM, SketchUp, ArcGIS and Lumion

Over the past few weeks we have been exploring exploring new methods and techniques for visualising data. Developed as part our Masters course in Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation we are now looking into issues of scale, realtime rendering, rapid visualisation and 3D exhibition spaces. Regular readers will know we have been exploring Unity…

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Bentley: 3D GIS for Intelligent Cities

Bentley’s 3D City GIS product portfolio is an integrated suite of products allowing the creation of smart 3D City models and the management of these models across the lifecycle. It also provides a rich set of tools to use the 3D City model in a variety of activities. GIS professionals,…

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Asset Tracking Anywhere 3D Master Planning Tool

3D tools for urban planners are too be honest few and far between. There is a strong need for simple integration between a GIS, 3D model database and a communication suite for architects to upload models direct for consideration within the master planning process. As such we are particularly intrigued…

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3D New York City: First 3D City on the iPhone

UpNext 3D NYC is the first 3D city app we have seen on the iPhone. The application allows the user to explore Manhattan via a 3D map with the normal subway/search functions. The demo below provides a walkthough: In days gone by this would of been called ‘mobile 3D GIS’,…

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Orange County Great Park – 3D GIS Interactive Model

The final design of the Orange County Great Park has been approved providing a wide array of active and passive uses, including a 2.5 mile canyon and lake, miles of walking and biking trails, a cultural terrace, Orange County’s largest sports park, a botanical garden, and a tethered helium observation…

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