VUCITY: highly accurate fully interactive 3D digital city models.

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VUCITY shows the future at BCO 2017

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Jason Hawthorne showcased VUCITY at last week’s BCO event, getting a phenomenal reception from the audience, as testified by the excitement on twitter that followed. Jason was speaking as part of the session [...]

VUCITY at MIPIM 2017: our experience

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

This time last week we were in Cannes, combining productive conversations with new and existing clients, with great scenery, food, wine and importantly, the sunshine! The heightened levels of Vitamin D gave everyone a [...]

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Features at your fingertips

Add, search and explore existing and proposed developments

Provide AVR scope to determine which views to assess

Real time transport overlays

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LVMF protected views

Overlay postcode, borough boundary and GIS data

View the model by walking around at street level

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Change time of day to see the changing sunlight and shadows

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Search by Place, Development, Postcode, Underground and Stations

Pedestrian and traffic studies

Understand zone of theoretical visibility

VUCITY in action

British Land

Canada Water interactive 3D consultation application

An interactive 3D tool for use during the masterplan consultation for British Land’s Canada Water development proposals.

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London Borough of Newham

Stratford Gyratory CG Animation

A CG animation using accurate transport data supplied by TfL, that takes the viewer on a journey around Stratford.

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London Borough of Southwark

VUCITY Southwark

London Borough of Southwark has licenced VUCITY so that their planning and development teams can understand developers’ proposals in context.

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London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

VUCITY Barking & Dagenham

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham was the first local authority to use VUCITY as a development planning tool.

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SEGRO

Park Rainham Virtual Reality

Leading industrial developer, SEGRO, is pioneering the use of Virtual Reality to showcase their most high profile new industrial park, SEGRO Park Rainham.

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Barratt London

Residential sales tools

We used our pioneering digital technology to support developments from planning consultation through to sales and marketing at Barratt London’s Blackfriars Circus site.

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How is it achieved?

The digital model

Stereo Photogrammetry from high resolution aerial photography combined with terrestrial photogrammetry, measured surveys and laser scanning at ground level.

No. We have ensured that the only licence required will be with VUCITY.

We conduct new flights every 2 years and have a continuous revision workstream.

As software updates the client simply needs to activate the update from their desk.

The terrain is captured using the same Stereo Photogrammetry technique and is accurate to 15cm.

Each new aerial survey data is triangulated to control points from previous data sets as well as to measured ground control points.

We use LOD 2 up to 4.

  • LOD2 – Highly accurate building massing, some features such as chimneys omitted.
  • LOD3 – Highly accurate and detailed building massing, all roof features captured.
  • LOD4 – Highly accurate and detailed building massing, including elevations, façade detail and materials.

Yes – the model includes more than 1 million trees, accurately placed within the model.

Technology platform

VUCITY runs as a PC application and can run on a laptop or desktop with a good quality graphics card installed.

Your organisation requires a VUCITY licence in order to run multiple instances of the model.

It is possible to use VUCITY on touchscreens, which we can supply via our sister company, VUTOUCH. The application is Virtual Reality ready.

Industry trusted

This is the future, physical models of London are good but they don’t tell the whole story. VUCITY enables us to give developers a better understanding of how we want to do business and the opportunities available in our borough. It gives members of the council and local residents an understanding of how the whole borough is developing.

Darren Rodwell, Leader, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

The VUCITY platform stood considerably above the competition, offering an intuitive user interface, 4K rendering and highly responsive motion control. Wagstaffs were able to look at GIS integration as part of a product customisation process, greatly enhancing the utility of the VUCITY platform for research consultancy.

Ian McGuiness, Knight Frank

VUCITY is the perfect tool for us to help design, plan and ultimately deliver our new development proposals. VUCITY is helping us to make crucial early decisions with our architects that will impact not only on the design, but importantly on how we consult with key stakeholders, including the local authorities and the community, ultimately enabling us to offer the best development solution for this important part of London.

Pamela Reid, Sellar

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