Plex-Earth 5 has landed on BricsCAD! The ever-popular satellite tv for pc and aerial imagery plugin gives you sharp, up to date pics from Airbus, Hexagon, Maxar, Nearmap, and naturally, Google Maps.

For greater than 10 years Plex-Earth has been the go-to plugin for CAD customers, aligning satellite tv for pc pictures in combination, with Earth’s curvature and inside of CAD tool.

Now Plexscape’s complete vary of top class symbol suppliers is to be had to BricsCAD customers and much more thrilling traits are coming quickly…

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Plex-Earth in motion with Hexagon

The Energy of Plex-Earth Advantages BricsCAD Customers…

Architects and architects, first measure and visualize fact, then re-imagine and the imaginative and prescient turns into the brand new fact.

Now think about this – think about designing onto a background of a real {photograph} of your venture’s web page. A crisp, full-color, up-to-date {photograph} that’s already completely orthorectified and aligned for you, inside of BricsCAD, no photo-editing required; it’s simply there, on-demand!

So the actual energy of BricsCAD, as a device, is that can assist you to ‘see’ every degree of this exceptional procedure.

3 causes to make use of Plex-Earth:

  • Seeing the larger image, with a chicken’s eye view of what’s in reality there
  • Speedy and assured preliminary ideas and concepts for dialogue
  • Warding off pricey errors and re-work!

And you’ll be able to select ANY in their top class symbol suppliers…

Selection Is Vital

As a result of no unmarried supplier is best for the whole lot, Plex-Earth brings you an enormous choice of fine quality, top class imager suppliers, multi function platform.

A unmarried subscription gives limitless perspectives of any of the suppliers’ pictures.

A Trade Version subscription additionally gives computerized sewing in combination of more than one photographs (mosaics). That implies you’ll be able to quilt an overly lengthy or broad house, while zooming, with none lack of decision.

Plex-Earth’s selection of suppliers means that you can select the photographs you employ for various situations, equivalent to the usage of the newest photographs for a fast glance, the best decision for detailed making plans and most likely probably the most horny photographs in a PDF brochure, to win over stakeholders!

Plex-Earth gives those suppliers:


Point out Airbus and the general public bring to mind passenger plane, however they’re additionally well-known for his or her Protection and Area – Intelligence department, providing one of the most best possible satellite tv for pc imagery to be had. Sure, satellites, now not airplanes!

In addition they be offering an excellent historic database, making it simple to scroll again via time to look how your venture house has modified. That may be in reality helpful, possibly even crucial for some initiatives.


The title Maxar would possibly appear acquainted? That’s since you’ve steadily observed its copyright realize on Google Maps, as Maxar supplies a large number of Google Map’s pictures. They’re one of the most greatest names in satellite tv for pc imagery, with 300,000 sq. kilometers refreshed DAILY.  You should pay for a company ‘SecureWatch’ subscription, for get entry to to their most up-to-date, high-resolution imagery, helpful for architectural design – or you’ll be able to simply get entry to it by way of your Plex-Earth subscription!


As BricsCAD is a part of Hexagon, we’re happy to let you know that Hexagon is without doubt one of the heavyweight geospatial resolution suppliers. Hexagon be offering impressively excessive resolutions imagery throughout america, that is going all the way down to as low as 15cm according to pixel. A deliberate and pre-published refresh agenda makes Hexagon a perfect selection when you wish to have to be completely certain your view in reality is up to the moment.


For city spaces of america, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Nearmap are exhausting to overcome. Those photographs are aerial, now not satellite tv for pc, are generally only some weeks outdated, and are offered within the pin-sharp readability of simply 5.8 cm – 7.5 cm according to pixel!

Google Maps

We all know and loves Google Maps and it stays a favourite for stakeholders.

The long run is already right here – and nonetheless coming!

When Google Earth first gave “customary other people” get entry to to satellite tv for pc photographs it stored me (Lambros Kaliakatsos – Plex-Earth CEO) wide awake at night time! Google Earth has its obstacles even though, so we’ve labored tirelessly to seek out and convey you ALL of the perfect of the arena’s imagery. The luck of that function is Plex-Earth 5!

As each a civil engineer and a tool engineer I knew how tough it might be if such pictures might be integrated into his design surroundings, and so I got down to make that occur…

It used to be now not simple! Aerial or satellite tv for pc pictures at all times creates distortion, because of permutations within the Earth’s floor, the assorted distance from the digital camera sensor, or even the slightest tilt within the attitude of that sensor. Correcting for all this to make the photographs look like a flat map used to be the name of the game sauce in the back of Google Earth and Google Maps.

Plexscape’s secret sauce used to be to undo Google’s sauce and re-do issues so they may line up within the real-life, curved, bumpy international of an engineer’s CAD!

“A  unmarried platform providing more than one suppliers throughout each giant CAD softwares is a future-dream was these days’s fact. And I nonetheless really feel like we’re simply getting began!’’

So what does the long run grasp for Plex-Earth customers?

Plex-Earth also are increasing with tremendous hi-res terrain knowledge from Cesium…

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Terrain knowledge in BricsCAD made simple with Plex-Earth

…and a global swarm of drone pilots!

I will be able to’t disclose an excessive amount of right here, however I will be able to say we’re very excited at what the era of drones can do, now and particularly someday.

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