Plex.Earth Timeviews™ empowers AEC professionals with the latest satellite imagery within AutoCAD
November 14, 2019 -- Plexscape, developers of Plex.Earth® , one of the most popular tools for AutoCAD for the acceleration of architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) projects, launched Timeviews™, a unique service in the global AEC market, which makes the most up-to-date satellite imagery affordable and easily accessible within AutoCAD.
Following a strategic partnership with Bird.i, a company that combines the latest satellite imagery and artificial intelligence to provide valuable insights, Plex.Earth Timeviews opens up access to very recent satellite imagery from world leading commercial satellite providers - Maxar Technologies/DigitalGlobe, Airbus and Planet - introducing a unique pricing model: any AEC professional can now have unlimited instant access to Timeviews’ premium satellite data for better planning through very affordable monthly or annual Plex.Earth subscriptions.
Until today, the use of commercial satellite imagery came with a high cost, significant delays and the requirement for a certain level of expertise for processing and analyzing the data. Furthermore, free satellite images are often outdated, of low quality, and do not always provide sufficient permissions for commercial use or the creation of derivative work. Drones and ground-based surveys, on the other hand, require on-site presence, inducing delays and team mobilization costs, and are subject to other possible restrictions...