The gaming and the mapping world might look like two very distinct industries but when we give a closer look, we can discern some similarities. Both industries are now more than ever benefiting from each other’s unique features. In one hand, interactive 3D GIS are now using improved graphics, atmospheric and particles effects to visualise real-world data as well as interactive navigation capabilities similar to a video game. In the other hand, maps are the core component of many video games and can be based on either fantasy or real-world information derived from geospatial data. A growing number of games developers have also started to use 3D assets generated using 3D photogrammetry techniques. Read more
Coastal erosion is the wearing away of land along the shoreline due to the natural removal of beach or dune sediments caused by wave action, wave and tidal currents, high winds, drainage and other human-induced causes of erosion . Rising sea levels, more frequent storms and cyclones are also increasing coastal erosion and are putting infrastructures, properties and people at risk. Read more
The Sampson Flat bushfire which started on Friday 2nd January 2015 in the Adelaide Hills has blackened more than 12,000 hectares so far.
The following article shows a collection of satellite imagery showing the extent of the damage. Read more
The Garden of Unearthly Delights has become a major attraction in Adelaide during the February-March festive season. Many Fringe Festival performances are hosted inside the amazing venues present in the Garden. This magic place is celebrating its 10th anniversary. From a few tents in a corner of Rundle Park in 2002, the Garden has grown each year stronger, bigger and better and we can’t wait to enjoy what 2015 has in stock. Read more
AEROmetrex captures its 12th annual Metro Adelaide aerial photography coverage in record time using 260-Megapixel camera
Adelaide-based aerial mapping company AEROmetrex has flown its 12th annual capture of the Metro Adelaide area in a record 2 days (10 flying hours), utilizing a very-large-format 260-Megapixel Ultracam Eagle camera. Read more
Our generation is living the 3D revolution. 3D digital environments can be brought to life using 3D printing techniques. Read more
The site of the former Royal Adelaide Hospital will be developed under a international design competition. International competitions bring up a wide range of new ideas which usually don’t pop up. Read more
This aero3dpro 3D model of the Burnett Highway in Queensland is being displayed in aeroviewer as a textured mesh. In the second part of the video we can see the same model into Euclideon Geoverse after conversion/compression to their Unlimited Detail format.