MGISS and vGIS Take a Geospatial View of Augmented Reality
The development of Augmented Reality as a tool to manage and visualise hidden infrastructure assets has taken a major step forward following the announcement of a partnership between two technology companies. MGISS, a UK geospatial specialist, has partnered with Canada based vGIS to transform traditional GIS, BIM and CAD data into stunning Augmented Reality visualisations.
Augmented Reality provides an interactive experience of an environment where objects that reside in the real world, such as underground pipes, are displayed and enhanced with additional intelligence such as attribute information and maintenance records.
A specialist in the use of geospatial technology in the utility, infrastructure and environment sectors, MGISS understands the demands for improved spatial data quality and the requirement to communicate complex, asset dense, 3D environments in an easy to consume way. By combining authoritative survey grade positions and associated data with consumer grade hardware MGISS enables users of vGIS to access Augmented Reality visualisations from any suitable smart device.
vGIS is the leading augmented and mixed reality visualisation technology for GIS data. Using the vGIS system, field personnel can see an augmented view that includes holographic infrastructure objects, improving environmental assessments and increasing situational awareness.
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