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The Houses of Parliament, London

This ‘Skape’ image shows Big Ben and is taken from Airbus Defence and Space’ Infoterra subsidiary’s recently-launched 3D web mapping service. Its applications are diverse, but architects, planners, surveyors, local authorities and property management companies are among the first to have seized its commercial potential. Skape provides 3D city and 2D mapping data as well as high accuracy building information for the UK’s major cities, all captured by Infoterra’s own dedicated fleet of aircraft and sensors. The online software gives the ability to create fly-throughs of cities for visualisation, line-of-sight for security as well as importing and exporting 3D buildings for architecture.

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