• New version of Topocad: 18 is here!

    Release of Topocad 18!

    The version contains news in almost all modules. Among other things, Survey has been given functions to handle multiple polygon point files (known points), a requested function.

    Solid commands have now become so many so they have ended up in their own menu with their own module. The solid module is free for all who have maintenance contracts and Base Module.

    LoD, short for Level of Details, are sometimes part of the Swedish Geoprocess and are strongly associated with solidarity and it is now on the broad front of Topocad 18.

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  • Topocad 18.2 is released!

    With new topology funtions and calculation functions for LoD1 and LoD2, the new version of Topocad is here.

    Download version 18.2

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  • Topocad training courses – now for free!

    Our web courses are now for free!

    Please visit Demo videos to see all videos and select a category that you are interested in!

    For example

    Section templates Road lines and bus lanes Create slopes and calculate volumes And more…

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  • BIM – What does it mean and how do we use it in Topocad?

    BIM stands for Building Information Model/Modeling. BIM is known for including a lot of information on every object in a model.

    Every object – what does it mean?

    First, data is handled mainly in the ifc format (Industy Foundation Classes) which is a de facto industry standard. Ifc only contains objects which are solids or 3D-spaces. In other words, no points, lines nor polygons that we usua...

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  • The new interface is spelled AR

     

    Forget your smartphone. Augmented reality will provide us with completely new interfaces to interact with technology. It reinforces our minds and becomes an extension of ourselves, rather than a new technique that we need to learn.

    Charlotte Mattfolk is an expert on AR. When we meet her, she lectures on the subject, and has recently returned from several international fairs within th...

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  • How detailed should an object be?

    Level of details, LoD, is a new concept that comes widely to our industry. We see the name in the Swedish Geoprocess standard, it’s a general term regarding BIM data in the form of solids.

    LoD is referred to in steps 0-4 alternatively, using 0, 100, 200, 300, 350 and 400 but in “our” world, we use 0-4. The degree of detail simply indicates how detailed we describe an object, starting f...

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