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Archive | March, 2017

Bluesky 3D laser maps will help protect coastal heritage sites in a new €4 million EU project

Leicestershire, 30 March 2017 –The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW) has commissioned aerial mapping company Bluesky to capture highly accurate laser maps of six coastal locations in the Irish Sea. The new five-year CHERISH project, funded through the European Union’s Ireland-Wales programme, will analyse coastal and island archaeology and […]

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Arithmetica and point3D partnership promises a year for digital transformation in 3D modelling

Shepperton Studios, London, 29 March 2017 – Arithmetica, the UK innovator in rapid laser scanning data processing, has appointed point3D a reseller for Pointfuse. Point3D will be the first US reseller of the recently released Pointfuse V2, which represents a new generation of point cloud 3D modeling software. The launch of Pointfuse V2 in Europe […]

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Research reveals that transport teams select routing software solutions that ‘make life easier’

London, 23 March 2017 – Research amongst decision makers operating delivery and field service fleets has revealed that saving money is not the main objective when selecting new computerised routing and scheduling solutions. In fact, solutions that make their lives easier and improve customer service are cited as the key drivers. Additionally, the survey, conducted by routing and scheduling specialists Maxoptra, amongst […]

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EarthSense Systems computer models impact of trees on urban air pollution

Leicestershire, 22 March 2017 – Software developed by EarthSense Systems has been used to assess how trees impact on urban air quality on one of London’s most polluted streets. Called FluidAir, the state of the art solution uses Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to simulate the flow and dispersion of pollutants within complex 3D surroundings, such […]

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3D Repo brings cloud expertise to government funded smart infrastructure project

London, 22 March 2017 – 3D Repo, a multi-award winning provider of cloud software solutions for collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM), is applying its expertise to a UK government innovation agency funded project. Working alongside project lead Skanska and project partners Building Research Establishment (BRE), UNIT9 and CartoConsult, 3D Repo will help develop a single, […]

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Bluesky to 3D laser map environmental features in Ireland

Leicestershire, 20 March 2016 – Working on behalf of the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and state forestry company Coillte, Bluesky is capturing 185,000 hectares of high resolution LiDAR data in Ireland. Using aircraft mounted lasers, the resulting 3D maps will be used to inform various protection schemes for Clean Drinking Water and Ireland’s adoption […]

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Maxoptra’s routing and scheduling solution is the purrrrrfect partner for expanding Natures Menu

London, 16 March 2017 – Maxoptra dynamic scheduling and vehicle routing software has proved ‘business critical’ for market leading raw pet food manufacturer Natures Menu. With sales of natural pet food growing by nearly 30 percent last year, the Norfolk based Crufts sponsor has seen a fourfold increase in the size of its delivery fleet since […]

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Bluesky acquires US aerial survey company Col-East

  Leicestershire, 15 March 2017 – British aerial mapping innovator Bluesky International is expanding its business into North America following the acquisition of Col-East Inc (www.col-east.com), a Massachusetts based aerial survey company. Col-East has been mapping the Northeast United States for 65 years and will continue as Col-East International Ltd, forming the US arm of Bluesky. […]

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3D Repo joins Open BIM revolution

London, 15 March 2017 – 3D Repo, a provider of cloud software solutions for collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM), has signed up to the Open BIM Programme. Designed to provide a universal approach to the collaborative design, realisation and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows, Open BIM is an initiative of leading […]

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