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One of the essentials earmarks of Mother’s Day, besides the almost mandatory flowers, chocolates, and cards things, are the photos. “Honey. You sit over there. Please, smile.” Most Moms appear to want pictures of everything. Which gets me to wondering about how much of the current cloud and disk space is dedicated to digital photos and videos these days. Whatever size we would hazard to guess, you…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2020, Civil 3D 2021, Civil 3D 2022, Recap, aerials, DWF, video, pdf, iPOD

People love and sometimes hate the Bing Maps satellite aerial image functionality inside AutoCAD Civil 3D and all AutoCAD based apps. Perhaps a lot of you just ignore the whole public image thing? The better view of the big picture context can and does help us get our civil engineering design and survey work done a bit quicker. These days we have more choices. The imagery choices…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags aerials, WMS, FDO, imagery, image, dwf, gis, Recap, video, ESRI, SHP

Last week Autodesk upgraded their Photo-to-3D cloud service product and gave it a new name – Autodesk ReCap Photo. The cloud viewing and sharing version of this app used to be called ReMake. Autodesk changed the name and many critical aspects of what is offered. Hence the rebrand.

Autodesk ReCap Photo is a substantial upgrade…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Recap, drones, aerials, reality capture, video

Suitable social keywords aside, might there be a space these days where approaches to collusion could be a good thing? We have more than a few glossy objects in motion in civil engineering and survey space to consider right now.

Reflections and Historical Futures

The new Infraworks 2018 Update 1,…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags drones, survey, aerials, Recap, Infraworks, Remake, video, point cloud

June 10, 2014 Google annouced its intention to buy Skybox Imaging (aka Skybox) for $500 million. I'm pretty sure I pointed you all to Skybox just a few days ago. Nah. I didn't own stock so you SEC boys can relax. Martha Stewart - I am not.

You Follow the Money

Sure, the lure of better and more up to date imagery for Google…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags imagery, aerials