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Agency9 releases free global 3D world in CityPlanner

September 7, 2017By

Agency9 has released free global 3D terrain and buildings in CityPlanner, its cloud solution for collaborative urban planning on the web. Agency9 is a provider of software for online 3D visualization of geographic information and maps. “Agency9 currently serves many customers with web-based 3D visualization tools in CityPlanner. With the release of the free global 3D world in CityPlanner, we aim... read more

Esri UC: How Esri CityEngine powered Disney’s Zootopia

July 10, 2017By
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Brandon Jarratt took GIS professionals behind the scenes of animated city creation at the Esri User Conference, being held this week in San Diego. Jarratt served as general technical director for Disney’s Zootopia, which won the 2016 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Jarrett took the stage during the plenary session to describe how the Zootopia team used Esri CityEngine software to create the... read more

Esri CityEngine 2017 designed for efficient urban planning

July 5, 2017By
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Esri has released Esri CityEngine 2017 with a variety of new features. This latest version of Esri’s 3D modeling software offers new features that let planners and architects compare different scenarios and visualize them with dashboards to view how each would affect the same geographic area — all in real time. With the updates available in the new version of... read more

Roadmap helps guide city planners to the smart, connected cities

May 30, 2017By
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The 5G network, augmented reality, machine learning and other innovations are delivering a wealth of options to rapidly advance the power of Smart Cities technology. The Smart Cities Technology Roadmap helps city planners know what’s on the horizon for tomorrow so that they can start developing their technology vision today. The report is developed by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry... read more

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Esri unveils CityEngine mobile virtual reality solution

February 6, 2017By
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Esri has released a virtual reality (VR) solution for CityEngine, the company’s 3D modeling software. The newest version of CityEngine allows urban planners, architects and GIS professionals to simply and quickly create VR experiences on mobile devices, the company says in a news release. These experiences can be viewed in the free ArcGIS 360 VR app from Esri Labs. Users can... read more

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Esri CityEngine 2015 Provides Advanced 3D City Design

May 1, 2015By
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The release of Esri CityEngine 2015 allows GIS professionals, architects, planners, and urban designers to create 3D city models faster and share them easily via ArcGIS Online. These new features open the use of 3D models for every day, real-world simulation, emergency response, urban planning, and entertainment scenarios. “CityEngine 2015 is faster, sports higher-quality visuals, and introduces an innovative and unique 3D... read more

Agency9 Brings 3D Gaming Effects to Web-Based GIS and Planning

August 15, 2013By
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Agency9 CityPlanner, a web service for 3D visualization, has released support for 3D rendering effects such as real time shadow mapping, ambient occlusion, atmospheric scattering and god rays. These effects, traditionally only seen in high-end video games, elevate even the most simple 3D-model and city model to an astounding visually level and enables shadow studies for planners, Agency9 said. CityPlanner... read more

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