QGIS, the go to open source choice for desktop GIS software, have announced that QGIS 3.0 Girona is now available for download. This is a major update and includes a plethora of new features and feature upgrades, including 3D GIS functionality.
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A ZTV (sometimes known as a ZVI) is where you can ‘theoretically’ see an object from a given location. These are often used by Architects, Landscape Architects, Urban and Town Planners and Environmental experts for planning applications.
Geospatial GIS data is all around us and my vision for the future is one which will see it becoming even more important.
The chances are, if you have a smartphone, you’re already using GIS data without being aware of it.
The announcement in the recent Autumn Budget that the OS Master Map is to be opened up and a Geospatial Commission established is fantastic news for everyone but especially for small businesses in the UK.
Augmented Reality (AR) is the latest big thing taking the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry by storm – well it’s trying to, at least. So what’s the hold up? There are still a number of technical challenges to overcome before AEC AR can move from an “experience” to a tool that delivers significant operational efficiency.