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There is a chance this post will yak about the new Infraworks 2020.1 release and the Civil 3D 2020.1+ Update wizbang before the new public build of Infraworks 2020.1 slaps us in the face. Autodesk has a bunch of important Infraworks/Civil 3D interop AddOns to update and sync up as well.

Autodesk has released public videos of some of the new Infraworks 2020.1 release features…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Infraworks, Civil 3D 2020, Update, ArcGIS, alignment, profile, interop, video

The Autodesk and ESRI interoperability agreement was big industry news last year. Some might say this was like Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali deciding to be best buds and then become a WWF tag team. Talk about being up in someone’s grill. Sorry George Foreman. I just couldn’t resist.

Both the BIM/AEC/CAD gorilla and the GIS gorilla had good strategic and tactical reasons to do this in the…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D 2020, Update, ArcGIS, interop, gis, parcel, alignment, feature line, video

For reasons that remain even a mystery even to me, this month has been a collection of large-scale project questions and answers. Everyone who called seemed to have a larger and more complex project in the works. They were all head down in the practical details of large SurveyDb projects or big lidar point cloud data sets coupled in their projects with lots of connected models delivered in various…

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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

Project Parsec

Are you completely Data Spaced out? 
Could getting to that spacey stuff that's stuck over there really make you day? 
Want to shave light years off your spatial data travel time?
Do you want a lightspeed way to convert…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags autodesk labs, gis, spatial data, FDO