3D and Virtual Reality for GIS

Course Fee: $650

2 day class using ESRI and other materials

This class is still under development so check back for more details later

Instructor Tom McClintock

Visualization and analysis in 3D environments has been around for decades in the GIS field but Virtual Reality (VR) is only recently becoming mainstream. VR for GIS has a lot of exciting possibilities for presenting and exploring historic, existing and proposed development, landscapes etc.

This new 2 day class will cover a variety of topics that cover viewing, creating, and analyzing 3D data in Arcmap, ArcGIS Pro and online. The 2nd part of this class will teach how to convert 3D data into Virtual Reality compatible files that can be viewed from various platforms.

Software used will include ArcGIS desktop, ArcGIS Pro, 3D Analyst extension, City Engine, Unity gaming platform, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift.