Archive for April, 2018

Secure and fast communication of 3D CAD data

Kisters’ 3DViewStation allows secure and fast communication of various file types, from large 3D CAD data and 2D technical drawings to Office documents. With the high-performance browser version of the software users can now distribute complex CAD data, safely and at high speed. 3DViewStation WebViewer is an HTML5-based application, which does not require any client […]

Airborne lidar for mountain and forestry surveys

Asia Air Survey in Japan has taken delivery of a Teledyne Optech ALTM Galaxy T1000 for use in their forest resource management initiatives, road and railway facility management, as well as slope stability monitoring activities. With 70% of Japan covered in mountains and hillsides, the country can be very susceptible to geomorphic hazards, such as […]

Add-in connects reality capture to BIM models

NavVis, a mobile indoor mapping, visualisation, and navigation company has announced a new add-in for Autodesk Revit. The add-in lets Revit users connect their BIM models to 360° immersive imagery and point clouds captured by the NavVis mobile mapping system. This add-in simplifies the process of creating and updating outdated BIM models to reflect the […]

Eskom to announce coal recovery plan to address imbalance in coal stock levels

The challenge of coal stock levels below the required target of 20 days at seven of Eskom’s power stations is not ideal, more especially as the power utility prepares for the traditionally higher electricity usage period in winter. The organisation has, however, put measures in place to address the current coal shortages. Eskom says it […]