Review: Earth Connector for AutoCAD

13 Jun, 2006 By: Cadalyst Staff

Avatech's new tool lets rchitects, engineers tap into Google Earth to communicate new designs in a true spatial reference system

Editor's note: This review appeared originally in Cadalyst's sister publication, Geospatial Solutions.


A lot of ink has been spilled in the geospatial community about Google Earth. I think it's fair to say that Google Earth represents one of the most exciting and interesting developments for GIS practitioners in the past year, and it's only appropriate that we discuss its relevance to our profession.

However, I also find it very interesting that we GIS people aren't the only ones taking notice of Google's new geospatial exploration system. All across the business landscape, people seem to be looking at the role that Google Earth might play in making complex information more accessible. Perhaps unsurprisingly, our brethren in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry appear to be at the front of this charge.  Read more >>


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