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The story behind Plex.Earth: Taking the guesswork out of civil design

The story behind Plex.Earth: Taking the guesswork out of civil design

You have just won your next project and can't wait to create a model for your design. You have been in that position, right? Then, you know it: the whole process can be a cumbersome, time-consuming and prone to errors experience.

In 2009, Lambros Kaliakatsos, Plexscape founder & CEO, being a CAD manager back then, got a bitter taste of the difficulties designing without having the complete real-world view of his sites, anytime he needed it.

Having experienced the high cost of rework on projects he was responsible for, he decided to do something about it.

So, in case you wonder, here’s our story, as published in the TwinGEO magazine by the popular blog Geofumadas!

How to import high-resolution imagery from Nearmap to AutoCAD with Plex.Earth

Plex.Earth enables thousands of engineers worldwide to have the complete 3D geographical view of their project sites within minutes, through Google Earth, Bing Maps, OpenstreetMap or any other WMS provider.

Nearmap is a WMS provider that offers high resolution aerial imagery, city-scale 3D data sets and integrated geospatial tools for the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

We have prepared a tutorial and a video to show you how you can easily connect to Nearmap to bring high-resolution aerial imagery to your AutoCAD project with Plex.Earth, enabling you to design with the utmost confidence by having access to high-quality satellite imagery.

You can start designing with Plex.Earth by downloading your fully functional free trial from here.