Tag: CityEngine

Import Terrain, Imagery, & OSM data into CityEngine

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Build a city in less than 5 minutes  CityEngine is a powerful tool for transforming 2D GIS data into Smart 3D City Models. But what if you don’t have 2D GIS data to start with? No worries, CityEngine has you … Continue reading

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GIS2VR: From CityEngine via Unity to HTC Vive

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Esri CityEngine is a great tool to bring city models and other 3D GIS contents to Virtual Reality (VR). It allows you to create VR experiences for both mobile phones (see ArcGIS 360 VR) and desktops PCs. In this blog … Continue reading

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Scenarios in CityEngine 2017.0

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In CityEngine 2017.0, we introduce the concept of scenarios, a new way to create different designs for the same scene. For example, scenarios can represent multiple redevelopment proposals for a site or different phases of construction. These designs can then … Continue reading

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3D GIS – Post UC Recap

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The 2017 Esri User Conference has come and gone, leaving us buzzing with ideas and excitement on how to bring back the latest in GIS to our respective organizations. Hopefully, you found time to stop by the 3D GIS Showcase, attend … Continue reading

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CityEngine Rule of the Week

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Don’t have CityEngine? Download a free 30-day trial In the beginning of the year, the CityEngine team published a variety of CityEngine rules to demonstrate what can be done with Computer Generated Architecture (CGA). This blog lists each rule, a … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2017.0 is released!

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With the CityEngine 2017.0 release, we’ve added many cool and exciting new features, such as scenarios with customizable dashboards, Local Edits and Measure tools, enhanced CGA queries, improved import and export functionality, and all is presented with a new sleek … Continue reading

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CityEngine unveils mobile Virtual Reality solution

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July 2017 Update We are proud to release a new version of ArcGIS 360 VR. The ArcGIS 360 VR app allows you to quickly immerse yourself into 3D city models by teleporting to static viewpoints and comparing different urban design … Continue reading

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Dive into the world of 3D at the 2017 Esri UC

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Download the 3D GIS Events & Activities flier to help pick out sessions specific to your area of interest.  Our world is 3D – and 3D is the common visual and analytical experience for tomorrow’s GIS. Next month at the 2017 Esri … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2016.1 released

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With the CityEngine 2016.1 release, we’ve added many cool new features such as an OpenStreetMap-ready rule set, revised Inspector with faster user interface, and an enhanced Alembic exporter. OpenStreetMap-ready CGA rule We’ve added procedural rules for OpenStreetMap (OSM) buildings. The … Continue reading

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Game-changing CityEngine 2016 released

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CityEngine 2016 has arrived.  With the CityEngine 2016 release, we have introduced some game-changing new features that will make your 3D content creation world quite a bit easier. Build cities in minutes with ‘Get map data’ interface We present the … Continue reading

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