Category Archives: 3d

Video – 3D Urban Planning Visualization With CityEngine

TweetAn interesting video from Esri looks at potential uses for City Engine in an urban planning 3D scenario… Recall, CityEngine supports the use of geospatial data such as Esri Shapefile, File Geodatabase (GDB), KML, and OpenStreetMap (OSM), allowing users to … Continue reading

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Video – CityEngine in Lumion + SketchUp + 3DMax = wow!

TweetI had to share this impressive video showing off some of the amazing 3D renderings possible with the latest technologies out there…¬† This from the DigitalUrban blog – The movie above combines the use of CityEngine in Lumion with SketchUp … Continue reading

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DataAppeal – 3D and animated maps on google earth platform

TweetHere’s a tip off about an interesting solution for you Google Earth fanatics – DataAppeal. According to the developers, DataAppeal uses art and design to create alluring maps and images via a free, simple to use UI. The application has … Continue reading

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Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, Universal Orlando Goes 3-D

TweetSome fun news out of Universal Orlando as Spidey will look really impressive now thanks to 3D technology! From Universal Orlando… The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man includes all-new 4K digital high definition animation, sophisticated 3-D projection systems, a new music … Continue reading

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3D Scanning Fossils at the Smithsonian

TweetThere’s no question that you can do some really cool stuff with technology, particularly 3D technology! Laser scanning is an amazing technology that many of us in the traditional GIS or mapping space get introduced to at many industry events. … Continue reading

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CloverPoint Rolls Out Insight: Line of Sight for Multiple Platforms

TweetI’m a fan of “WOW” technology, you know, innovative stuff that come out supporting all the popular frameworks (like Android, iOS, PC and Mac) provides some simple functionality, looks easy, but also makes you sit back and say wow! Well … Continue reading

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SAAB 3D Mapping Video

TweetI’m not sure what’s more impressive, the cool 3D mapping technology or the videography and 3D animation used to create this very cool video… nice stuff!

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Sears Tower, Chicago in 3D #OviMaps3D

TweetDo you enjoy 3D maps? If so then you have to check out the awesome, new, Nokia Ovi 3D maps, now available for some 20 cities around the Globe – the imagery is amazing! Wow, have you checked out the … Continue reading

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PhotoFly – 3D Models from Photographs from Autodesk Labs

TweetAn interesting project from the Autodesk Labs, PhotoFly – From the Labs… Project Photofly allows anyone with a common point and shoot digital camera to create near accurate 3D models from photographs using the power of cloud computing. The 3D … Continue reading

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Video – Mt Everest Expedition in 3D

TweetWho doesn’t love imagery, particularly high-res 3D imagery! Here’s an awesome video showing the planned route of an expedition to the summit of Mt. Everest -¬† 3D imagery video created using imagery from DigitalGlobe. Navigate through the breathtaking landscape of … Continue reading

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Machine Control E-Magazine Extends Reach to Promote on 3D Positioning

TweetMy Colleague, Randy Noland, the co-founder and Managing Editor over at has been busy recently working on the launch of a new resource to support his web resource¬† and to provide an information-rich, and interactive resource for readers interested … Continue reading

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Nanaimo, BC, Canada – Google Model Citizens!

TweetThis interesting update comes via some inspiration from Jason Birch of the City of Nanaimo (BC, Canada) as Jason shares details of how Nanaimo has taken part in the Google Model your Town Competition. From Jason… Recently, the City of … Continue reading

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