Google Earth-Based Plug-in by Avatech Solutions is Launched

Avatech Solutions launches its Avatech Earth Connector for Autodesk Revit, a Google Earth-based plug-in. Avatech Earth Connector for Revit facilitates cross-functional collaboration by producing a common file format using the Google Earth KMZ standard.

To produce Avatech Earth Connector, Avatech Solutions' Research and Development group leveraged their work on Avatech Earth Connector for AutoCAD and their experience as early developers of Revit automation applications and systems integrations.

Building information models created in Autodesk Revit and viewed using the new tool retain building information, so customers can toggle different building elements such as roofs and walls, and even view specific data such as door and window specifications. This tool makes it easier for architects, engineers, and designers to show the 3D model without multiple translations in its geographic context to owners, construction managers, subcontractors, and any other stakeholders - all while maintaining the intelligence of the model.

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