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Posts Tagged ‘geovisualization’

Coverage map video over Bogotá, Colombia

2013/06/14

A few months ago i prepared some scenarios over the city of Bogotá. Hope you guys like it.

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Solar + Shadows analysis on Rue Massillon, Nantes (France)

2013/04/04

This is the beautiful building in from of my house in Nantes… Let’s model it first using Sketchup. Also i have used a non standard style only for visualization purposes…

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If we have the North behind us this means we are going to have a lot of light… but so far we are just guessing…

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Now we know if for sure. Take a look at the results by M. Capeluto’s Solar Analysis.

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If we face South we notice there’s a lot of sun in the other side of the building (every line is a summarized path during a month, being the higher the closer to the summer solstice)

Please take a look at the video prepared by Tomasz Janiak, the developer of the tool.

Hope you guys find it interesting. Please let me know your thoughts.

Alberto

Architectural models and some fun

2013/03/11

I started sketching this building across the street and decided to include some funny pseudo 3D pictures of my girlfriend and myself… Architectural modelling is easy using Sketch-up. This model took me about 5 hours work (during the weekend, shame!), using components, texturing, handling scenes and exporting/editing Video.

Hope you guys like it.

ViewTec’s State-of-the-art 3D visualization

2010/09/14

Good news!!!! They’ve probably released this Geovisualization Engine long time ago (It used to be an ‘in-house’ software) but I have just realized. I worked with this state-of-the-art TerrainView 3D software for six months while I was working as a GIS Specialist in Cape Town (South Africa)… What does this software has that no one of other softwares I know have????. Rain, snow, clouds, wind… Athmosferic conditions!!!!  A very reliable package… I have just uploaded a video rendered directly from a pre-recorded flight path… I will try to make my own while I work with this personal license key they have provided me for one month… Here it is!!. Hope you like it mates!.

http://www.viewtec.net/

Products

ViewTec provides state-of-the-art interactive 3D visualization products andreal-time 3D Earth GIS.

TerrainView™

TerrainView™ is the free entry visualization product of ViewTec. TerrainView™ is an easy to use viewing tool and 3d editor capable of displaying the most popular 3d formats. It offers walk-through capabilities in real-time.TerrainView Extensions

Upgrade the free TerrainView product online to the different professional extensions:

TerrainView-Globe™

TerrainView-Globe™ extends TerrainView with unlimited GIS, multilayered elevation and image data import based on Earth and offers ultra-fast and high resolution rendering for GIS and simulation users.

TerrainView-RemoteControl™

The extension TerrainView-Remote Control™ offers an API to remotely manipulate points of interest and 3D objects of a 3D scene in real-time.

TerrainView-CMAX™

The extension TerrainView-CMAX™ consists in a high-end system for seamless multi-channel, multi-projections and visualizations on multiple screens and walls.

TerrainView-Video™.

TerrainView-Video™ is the extension to produce videos in a resolution higher than 640×480 e.g. PAL, NTSC and HDTV.

Visualizing LAS LIDAR data with sketch-up

2010/07/02

While trying to figure out the way to get a 3D model from raw Lidar data, I first opened my LAS file in Global Mapper, exported it to DXF, imported then into Sketch-up and after recording a few scenes, I saved the animation… this is it!.

Alberto

More of my 3D video edited scenarios.

2009/08/16

Please, dont forget to turn on your speakers. Even if i first used a different score and Youtube’s elfs told me not to use it (because of copyright authoring) I have chosen this music from their stuff and this is what I finally got…

Hope you like it.
Alberto
BA Geography
MSc GIS and Remote Sensing
GIS Technician and Multimedia Designer
albertoconcejal -at -gmail.com

Some of my 3D scenarios

2009/08/16

Barcelona (Spain), Winnipeg (Canada), Las Vegas (USA), Moscow (Russia), Durban (South Africa), Vancouver (Canada) and Tokyo (Japan)… these were some of my Terrain view’s 3D scenarios published by Computamaps, a South African company I worked in not so long ago. By the way it was one of my best professional experiences ever… I enjoyed joining them a lot and It was very difficult leaving them (mainly because of Cynthia’s fruit salads;-)… Miss you guys a lot!!!

Hope you liked them.
Alberto
BA Geography
MSc GIS and Remote Sensing
GIS Technician
albertoconcejal -at -gmail.com

One more 3D building. Avenida de la Vega 28108. Restaurante Asiático SHENG. Madrid, Spain.

2009/08/15

I used to have lunch every thrusday there, at the ‘Restaurante Asiático SHENG’. I strongly recommend you ‘entremeses’ (In China you will find them as ‘dim-sum’) and Cantonese duck or Hong Kong duck (this was slightly spicy thou).  Very good food, very fast service and pretty cheap menu: 10,7 €… ideal for an IT worker!.

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These views were rendered using ‘V-RAY’ for Sketch-up.

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And now, Let’s go to Google Earth!

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(I have modified my kml using a extruded placemark we talked about a few posts ago).
Now Let’s have our business in 3D!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.
Hope you like it.
Alberto
BA Geography
MSc GIS and Remote Sensing
GIS Technician
albertoconcejal -at -gmail.com

News: Lufthansa Realtime 3D Airtraffic

2009/08/14

I have just read a very interesting item of news. WHITEVOID has just released a 3D visualization engine for monitoring more than 16.000  Lufthansa airplanes in realtime… amazing, isn’t it?.

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You can navigate throughout the world in a 3D 14 meters screen (!) while you filter content and adjust size, speed and any other parameter…

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In addition there’s a 3D audio system that helps you to be absolutely involved in the scenario… I’d love to handle one of those…

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You can see a very interesting video here:

http://www.fubiz.net/2009/06/23/realtime-3d-airtraffic/

News: Amazing Helsinki 3D!

2009/08/13

Navigating all over the world within Google Earth I have just discovered a brand new 3d layer in Helsinki, Finland.  Almost every building around makes this scenario very realistic… You just have to click on ‘3d buildings’  and it will show you this incredible layer… Does anybody know a WMS map to use it here?.

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Hope you like them,

Alberto