• Adding A Simple 3D Model Data Source (KB-AP033) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a Simple 3D data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Alternatively you can go to the Data Source tab of the Admin Portal and click Add Source. Simple 3D Upload Process...
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  • Updating Your Datasource (KB-AP041) plus-icon minus-icon

    Administrators can update datasources after they have been created. Use the table below to understand what can be updated and how.   Field Can Be Updated? Notes Identifier No Datasource must be deleted and recreated Company/Team No Datasour...
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  • Datasource Security Options - Visibility Settings (KB-AP040) plus-icon minus-icon

    When importing or editing a Datasource, Company Administrators can select different levels of visibility to address project needs around data sharing and security. Visibility levels explained: Setting Managed By Accessed By When to Use Anyon...
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  • Adding Vector Data (DWG/DXF) as Datasource (KB-AP044) plus-icon minus-icon

    vGIS supports DWG and DXF with vector data (in addition to 3D solids). To add a DWG or DXF file: Click "+" and select Datasource or Add Source from the Datasources page. Fill in the Description field. It will automatically fill the Identifier fie...
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  • API Key Location (KB-AP045) plus-icon minus-icon

    The API Key generator can be used to create a unique token to share with selected users or services, to securely view the contents of the company dataset(s) and information.   As shown in the screenshot below, navigate to the Company Tab and scrol...
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  • Adding a Pix4D Cloud data source (KB-AP038) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a Pix4D Cloud data source, click on the global '+' sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Alternatively you can go to the Data Source tab of the Admin Portal and click Add Source. Pix4D Cloud Upload Pro...
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  • Adding a Shapefile Datasource (KB-AP030) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a Shapefile data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Alternatively you can go to the Data Source tab of the Admin Portal and click Add Source. Shapefile Upload Process...
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  • Viewing Data Remotely (KB-AP037) plus-icon minus-icon

    In addition to displaying AR visuals that match the physical world, you can also use the vGIS AR app to check your data remotely, (e.g., visualize a remote site from the office). Setting a Bookmark (Admins) Find the coordinates of the location th...
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  • Components (KB-AP036) plus-icon minus-icon

    The components section of the Admin Portal will act as a centralized repository outside of the traditional data source tab. In this section of the Admin Portal, you will be able to add, view, edit, and remove any of the following: Layer Groups F...
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  • Managing Teams & Projects (KB-AP035) plus-icon minus-icon

    The vGIS System allows administrators to set up multiple teams or projects to better manage field operations, user permissions, and the collection of data. A company can have an unlimited number of teams or projects. Company administrators can al...
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  • Configuration By Object Type (KB-AP034) plus-icon minus-icon

    By configuring your object layers, you choose how objects appear in vGIS AR and vSite. There are four different object types, each of them with specific configuration fields: 3D model Areas Lines Points Configuring Area Objects Areas can...
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  • Elevation Settings (KB-AP031) plus-icon minus-icon

    Elevation settings are key to configuring your data, these will be the base of where your objects are placed in the digital space. Incorrect elevation settings can result in your visuals looking oddly scaled or missing in the vGIS app. The first s...
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  • Adding A Data Source (KB-AP029) plus-icon minus-icon

    vGIS is designed to aggregate data from multiple sources and formats, including automated Autodesk and Bentley BIM repositories, Esri ArcGIS, and others. The system can display 3D models as accurate to-scale holograms. It can also convert traditio...
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  • Adding A Project From Autodesk Build (Formerly BIM 360) (KB-AP028) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a Autodesk Build data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Alternatively you can go to the Data Source tab of the Admin Portal and click Add Source. Upload Process: Se...
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  • vGIS Portal - Adding A Base Map (KB-AP027) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a base map, first access the vGIS Admin Portal. From there, you can access Components to add the map and make it available for your app users. Next, you will need to select the map from the base map selector in the vGIS AR Menu. Base Map Up...
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  • Configuring 3D Object Type (KB-AP025) plus-icon minus-icon

    vGIS can upload complex 3D models, such as buildings and cut-and-fill models, into its AR environment. 3D Model objects will keep the visual configuration from its source and does not need further configuration settings in the Admin Portal. Please...
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  • Recommended Elevation Settings - Admin Portal (KB-AP024) plus-icon minus-icon

    Elevation settings are one of the key items you need to address when configuring your data. In order to optimize vGIS' AR visuals for your end users, you will need to know if your data is z-enabled. Once you know if your data contains elevation va...
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  • Adding A WFS Datasource (KB-AP023) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a WFS data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Alternatively you can go to the Data Source tab of the Admin Portal and click Add Source. WFS Upload Process: Select WF...
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  • Adding Native BIM Files as Datasources (KB-AP022) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a BIM file as a Datasource: vGIS supports the following Native BIM formats: DWG, DXF, IFC, RVT, and NWD. Civil 3D, Revit and Navisworks files are best supported with vGIS Plugins.   Navigate to the Data Source tab and click Add Source. Alt...
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  • Adding a Bentley iTwin Datasource (KB-AP021) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a Bentley iTwin data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Adding a Bentley iTwin as a data source Select 'Bentley iTwin' from the Type drop-down box. Next, enter the p...
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  • Adding A KML Datasource (KB-AP020) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a KML data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Alternatively, you can go to the Data Source menu then click Add Source at the top left. Adding a KML Data Source: Sele...
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  • Adding An ArcGIS Scene Service (KB-AP019) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a ArcGIS Scene service data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Alternatively you can go to the Data Source tab of the Admin Portal and click Add Source. ArcGIS Scene ...
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  • Adding an ArcGIS Map/Feature service data source (KB-AP018) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a ArcGIS Map/Feature service data source, click on the global "+" sign on the top left corner of the portal and select the Data Source option. Adding an ArcGIS Map/Feature service as a data source: Select 'ArcGIS Map/Feature Services' from...
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  • Common Configuration Settings (KB-AP017) plus-icon minus-icon

    Once data is successfully synchronized in the Admin Portal, it can be configured to optimize 3D visuals in vGIS AR. To view or edit an object layer’s configuration, select it from the data sources list. Layer Group: This allows you to group an obj...
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  • Configuring Area Object Type (KB-AP016) plus-icon minus-icon

    Area objects are used to identify property boundaries, footprints of buildings, and underground chamber outlines. They will be displayed as area overlays in the vGIS app. There are two object configuration settings for the Area type: Default Heig...
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  • Configuring Line Object Type (KB-AP015) plus-icon minus-icon

    A GIS line objects can be displayed two ways in vGIS - as 3D pipes or flat lines. 3D pipes work the best for pipe networks, wires, and cables, while flat lines are best suited for displaying objects such as curb outlines or sidewalks. You can defi...
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  • Configuring Point Object Subtypes (KB-AP014) plus-icon minus-icon

    A point object can represent any object in the real world, such as a manhole, inlet, street light, or fire hydrant. To configure a point object, select an option within the Object Subtype field. There are three options: Custom, Manhole/Inlet, or O...
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  • vGIS Portal - Adding a Digital Terrain Model (KB-AP013) plus-icon minus-icon

    Instructions for Adding and Enabling DTMs You can add Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) to your company account from the vGIS Admin Portal. Admin Portal Click the + button at the top-left corner of the Portal. Select DTMs under the Components sectio...
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  • vGIS Portal - Overview (KB-AP001) plus-icon minus-icon

    The vGIS Admin Portal is designed to help administrators manage and configure the data in their organization. The web-based portal gives company administrators oversight of several key elements that are essential to operating the vGIS system on a ...
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  • vGIS Portal - Getting Started (KB-AP002) plus-icon minus-icon

    Setting Up an Account New accounts can only be created by an existing company administrator or by contacting vGIS Support (support@vGIS.io). Company administrators and vGIS support will only require your full name and a valid email address to ad...
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