What lies beneath

Bentley Systems has developed a prototype augmented GPR application for a desktop PC, with a tablet variant to follow; this would permit ‘ad hoc visualisation’ on site and assist in marking up the work area.

DESIGN: Correctly determining the layout of sub-surface utilities can be a major challenge to planners of tram and light rail lines. Bentley Systems aims to give civil and design engineers greater certainty about sub-surface utility modelling by extending its OpenRoads software suite to include a ‘conflict matrix’ which integrates pre-existing ...

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