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News: Agency9 offers global 3D cities derived from DigitalGlobe high-resolution satellite imagery

CityPlanner extends reach with any 3D city delivered within weeks  

Intergeo – Berlin, Germany September 2017

Agency9, with its mission to make 3D visualisation simple and accessible for urban development, is announcing the capacity to deliver textured 3D cities anywhere in the world in CityPlanner, its subscription based 3D web software.

The addition of this global premium data is realised through a partnership with DigitalGlobe. 3D cities are created using DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading global database of satellite imagery, containing more than 100 petabytes of data collected over the past 17 years. By means of this program, any city in the world can be made available in CityPlanner within a few weeks.

“Agency9 already serves many customers with web-based 3D visualisation in CityPlanner, facilitating collaboration and citizen participation based on communicative principles. With this release of 3D cities in CityPlanner — enabled by DigitalGlobe imagery — any municipality in the world can easily begin their transition to 3D urban development.”

 “3D cities derived from satellite data have great potential. The quality is already good and will undoubtedly continue to improve. It enables any city to rapidly get started, before updating and combining their efforts with high-resolution 3D data.”

 Håkan Engman, CEO of Agency9 AB

CityPlanner represents a new generation of 3D tools for urban planning. It is used by municipalities for plan preparation, GIS analysis, project communication, crowdsourcing/citizen dialogue, and more. CityPlanner comes with a free global 3D model created with LOD1 building data via OpenStreetMap and a Digital Terrain Model (DTM) based on open satellite data. Buildings are currently available in the Nordic countries, expanding worldwide throughout the year.

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CityPlanner is available as a subscription service starting at €220/month. By updating to Enterprise price plan customers can expand users and capacity, as well as use their own 3D data – including highly detailed textured city models, to suit any organisation’s needs. A free 30 day trial is available.

About Agency9

Agency9 is a leading provider of software for online 3D visualisation for urban planning and GIS applications.

Contact

Håkan Engman, CEO

Tel: +46 70 305 7707  • Mail: hakan.engman@agency9.com  • Web: http://www.agency9.com

 

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News: Agency9 release free global 3D world in CityPlanner

Collaborative urban planning anywhere in the world

Stockholm  – September 2017

Agency9, famous for its technology in large scale streaming and 3D visualisation solutions, announces the release of free global 3D terrain and buildings in CityPlanner – its cloud solution for collaborative urban planning on the web.

“Agency9 currently serves many customers with web-based 3D visualisation tools in CityPlanner. With the release of the free global 3D world in CityPlanner, we aim to further stimulate users transition to 3D using modern planning paradigms as well as lower the financial hurdle of adopting such services. Bundling free 3D data with the service allows any city in the world to start using CityPlanner instantly, without the lead time of acquiring data.”  says Håkan Engman, CEO Agency9 AB.

CityPlanner represents a new generation of 3D tools for the preparation of plans, project communication, and citizen dialogue in smart cities. CityPlanner is presently used by many cities for urban planning, promotion, GIS presentation, and crowdsourcing. The free global 3D model has a terrain based on open satellite data and LOD1 buildings generated dynamically from OpenStreetMap building data. Buildings are currently available for the Nordics, expanding globally throughout the year.

“Later this year Agency9 will add large scale paid 3D premium content on a region, national, and continental basis. This further supports market adoption with easy access to 3D data and services.” continues Mr. Engman

CityPlanner is available as a subscription service with the new global data included at price plans starting at €220/month. In the ENTERPRISE plan, customers can expand the number of users and capacity to suit organisational needs, as well as use their own 3D data of any size – including highly detailed textured 3D city models. CityPlanner is available as a free 30-day trial, which includes the free global 3D data.

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About Agency9

Agency9 is a leading provider of software for online 3D visualisation of geographic information and maps for collaboration and communication.

CityPlanner is a 3D visualisation tool for planners, communicators, and project managers to easily create interactive 3D presentations and dialogues to be shared with colleagues, stakeholders, and the public. Projects can easily be published to the web or interactive touch screens for exhibition and showrooms. CityPlanner is a competent planning solution for the Smart City. http://www.cityplanneronline.com

Contact

Håkan Engman, CEO ,Tel: +46 70 305 7707  Mail: hakan.engman@agency9.com

Web: http://www.agency9.com