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How Oregon DOT Utilizes Augmented Reality to Win Public Support

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This is a great use case of visualization and Augmented Reality by Oregon DOT. Project Owner: Oregon DOT Location: US 97: S. Century Drive to US Forest Service Boundary The Oregon Department of Transportation’s challenge is to involve the public and other stakeholders for planned improvements and overall safety and mobility of US 97 effectively and with a limited budget. …

Virtual and Augmented Reality – Where Are We Today and What Does the Future Hold For the AEC Market?

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In the past few years the terms Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have become common talk among the general public yet there are still many issues making widespread use of the technologies in the AEC sector still challenging. I’d like here to try and put some structure and definitions to make it clear to all who want to take an …

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How Visualization Shows What Can’t Be Seen

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One of the biggest challenges with large scale development projects is how to accurately convey what cannot or will not be seen. There seems to be an inherent conflict between two opposing goals of design visualization and very often specifically with respect to infrastructure projects such as highways: 1) To accurately model and visually portray the proposed design to provide …

How to Visualize Quickly and Effectively.

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How Florida DOT was able to visualize a complex new intersection design quickly, effectively and at very low budget. Project Owner: Florida DOT Consultant: Dewberry Engineers Location: Lee County,  SR-82. Florida DOT’s challenge was to find a means to educate the public about the operation of Florida’s first Continuous Flow Interchange quickly, effectively and with a small budget. Tasks Dewberry …

Wiscasset Maine – Route 1

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The historic town of Wiscasset Maine is also one of Maine’s worst traffic bottlenecks. Situated on coastal U.S. Highway 1 about 45 miles northeast of Portland, it connects the Towns of Brunswick, Bath and Woolwich to Boothbay Harbor, Damariscotta, Rockland and Camden. Other than traveling well inland along I-95 (tolls) to I-295 and then along inland highways, travelers have no …

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Hartford, CT – I-84

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In a recent video interview, TranSystem’s Nicholas Mandler, Lead Traffic Engineer, I-84 Hartford Project, tells of his personal experience and that of TranSystems in collaborating with RDV and of the benefits gained using RDV’s BIM suite of visualization software products for the high profile I-84 Viaduct Replacement project in Hartford Connecticut. A little over two years ago, TranSystems chose RDV …

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Derby, CT – Main Street

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The City of Derby is the smallest city in the state of Connecticut, covering 5.3 sq. Miles with 12,080 residents. Route 34 is a primary state highway that passes through the city. The route extends from Newtown to the junction of I-95 and I-91 in New Haven, connecting the New Haven and Danbury areas via the Lower Naugatuck River Valley. …

RDV 123BIM on Portland, Maine’s WCSH/NBC

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On Tuesday, the Maine DOT held an open house discussing the new plan to fix one of Maine’s most notorious traffic problems — the long summertime delays on Route One in Wiscasset. In the above video, Maine DOT is presenting design alternatives for Wiscasset’s traffic problems using RDV’s 123BIM Visualization Suite. WISCASSET, Maine (NEWS CENTER)There’s a new plan to help …

Be the Director of your Interactive 3D Visualizations (Part 3 of 4)

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Customized, fixed and animated views of BIM models with 123BIM Navigator’s Pre-Defined Cameras. In the previous installation of this blog series, we bore witness to the smooth, effortless and unfettered navigation of BIM engineering models in RDV’s 123BIM Navigator. Somewhat on the other side of the coin, here we take a closer look at how AEC professionals can harness our …