Tag Archives: CAD
Posted on 15. Apr, 2013 by 3DVW.
Web Map based services have many benefits for real-world applications not only inside enterprises, but as a means for supporting the work of individuals and organisations outside the enterprise. Agricultural organisations and producers in the State of Minnesota have recently seen the benefits of web mapping of this type. Farmers are now able to identify [...]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by 3DVW.
The new year will being many new predictions, trends and opportunities for those using spatial, geomatics and geospatial technologies and services. The following are my predictions and emanate from 3D Visualization World Magazine where most of the news and information I read daily and publish can be found. 1) 3D To The Core: If you [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by 3DVW.
A revolution is under way. New design and visualization tools are rapidly moving into the Cloud. Autodesk has long been recognized in the design and entertainment fields, crossing many industries and for developing the tools and services that allow designers, creators and inventors to imagine and bring their efforts to reality. At the Autodesk University [...]
Posted on 12. Nov, 2012 by 3DVW.
The annual Be Inspired event opened today in Amsterdam. This 2 day event with a preceding Media Day today brings together a wide swath of global media reporting on topics related to Bentley software industry sectors. Greg Bentley, CEO at Bentley opened the event with a keynote that explained background behind the company and linking [...]
Posted on 26. Oct, 2012 by 3DVW.
In an article entitled ‘Where will BIM be in five years time? by Peter Barker, BIM Academy in the UK, he describes an overview of a discussion by a group of BIM professionals. As the article puts forward, “There is a growing realisation of the importance of data structure, quality and transferability, rather than geometry alone. [...]
Posted on 21. Sep, 2012 by 3DVW.
In Berlin this week, the INNOTRANS show is drawing large crowds interested in the latest rail technologies. From trains to seat surfaces to electronics and cooling systems, there is something in this show for everyone. Although, most people attending the event are directly interesting in specific aspects of the rail pipeline. My impression of the [...]
Posted on 14. Sep, 2012 by 3DVW.
Urban planning is at the forefront of change. It is expected that any future change that results in significant impact will necessarily involve cities. From the home to the city block to the entire city, changes are taking place that include technology, environmental and social changes. Some have referred to these changes as major shifts [...]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by 3DVW.
The University of Salzburg has announced a new structure that integrates spatial information theory and practice into a more streamlined pathway throughout the University – becoming more multi-disciplinary in nature. The university says it will, “Combining the success stories of the previous “Centre for Geoinformatics” with the Austrian Academy of Sciences’ “Institute for Geographic Information [...]
Posted on 05. Aug, 2012 by 3DVW.
I read it once, then again – “New Generation of Virtual Humans Helping to Train Psychologists“. This caused me to perk up my ears and smile. At times we wondered if surveyors and GIS people will ever cross that ‘bridge’ to work together as they have talked about for 10,20…30 years? Only we can survey, [...]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by 3DVW.
The International Standards Organisation (ISO) approved COLLADA as an ISO standard for use in 3D visualization. From ISO - ”ISO/PAS 17506:2012 describes the COLLADA schema. COLLADA is a COLLAborative Design Activity that defines an XML-based schema to enable 3D authoring applications to freely exchange digital assets without loss of information, enabling multiple software packages to be [...]