• Field Reports (KB-AP040) plus-icon minus-icon

    vGIS allows app users to report or tag real-world findings in the field. In the “Field Reports” subcategory of the vGIS Admin Portal, you will be able to access the reports and tags database, view all active reports and tags by their GPS location ...
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  • ArcGIS Scene Service configuration (KB-AP039) plus-icon minus-icon

    To configure your ArcGIS data source Click on the "synchronize structure" button in the top left. Click on the root layer. Select the vertical datum. If your data is z-enabled, you will need to assign a "Vertical datum" from the drop-down menu. ...
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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. Adding a Pix4D Cloud as a data source Select 'Pix4D Cloud' from the Type drop-down box. Next, enter the Client ...
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  • Adding a Shapefiles 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. Adding a Shapefile file as a data source: Select 'Shapefiles' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select file...
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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 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 that yo...
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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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  • Object specific configuration (KB-AP034) plus-icon minus-icon

    By configuring your object layers, you choose how objects appear in the vGIS app. There are four different object types, each of them with specific configuration fields: 3D model Areas Lines Points Configuring Area Objects Areas can be u...
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  • ArcGIS Feature/Map Service configuration (KB-AP033) plus-icon minus-icon

    To configure your ArcGIS data source Click on the "synchronize structure" button in the top left. Select the first layer from the list. Although the system has multiple settings that can be adjusted to modify visuals, for the first set we recomme...
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  • Format specific configuration (KB-AP032) plus-icon minus-icon

    The configuration process is similar for all format types, as they share many common settings. Some formats will require extra steps to be configured and some might require minimal work, as they will inherit all the configuration settings from...
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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 Autodesk Build (formerly BIM 360) project (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. Adding BIM 360 project as a data source: Fill in the 'Identifier' information for the data source. Select "A...
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  • vGIS Portal - How to add a base map (KB-AP027) plus-icon minus-icon

    To add a base map, you need to access the vGIS Admin Portal. From there, you can access your company settings to add the map and make it available for your app users. Next, you will need to select the map from the 'map' menu in the vGIS Utilities ...
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  • Adding a vector .DWG/DXF data source (KB-AP026) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a vector .DWG file as a data source: vGIS currently supports DWG and DXF vector line formats. To add a native vector line file: Select 'DWG and DXF (Vector Lines)' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select Native GIS button. Choose the...
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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 do not need further configuration settings in the Admin Portal. Please n...
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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 data source (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. Adding a WFS as a data source: Select 'WFS' from the Type drop-down box. Next, choose a Security type. Provide the Base...
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  • Adding a Native BIM data source (KB-AP022) plus-icon minus-icon

    Adding a Native BIM file as a data source: vGIS currently supports DWG, DXF, IFC, and RVT formats. To add a native BIM file: Select 'DWG-DXF-IFC-RVT (3D Mesh)' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select Native BIM file button. Choose the BIM f...
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  • Adding a Bentley iTwin data source (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 ...
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  • Adding a KML data source (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. Adding a KML file as a data source: Select 'KML' from the Type drop-down box. Press the Select KML file button. Choose ...
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  • Adding an ArcGIS Scene service data source (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. Adding an ArcGIS Scene service as a data source: Select 'ArcGIS Scene Services' from the Type drop-dow...
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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 the data is successfully synchronized, it can be configured to optimize 3D visuals in the vGIS app. To view or edit an object layer’s configuration, select it from the data sources list. Layer Group: This allows you to group an object layer t...
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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 object can be converted into two types in vGIS - 3D pipes and 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 d...
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  • Configuring Point Object Type (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 - How to add a Digital Terrain Model (KB-AP013) plus-icon minus-icon

    You can add Digital Terrain Models (DTM) to your company account from the vGIS Admin Portal. Instructions for adding and enabling DTM Admin portal Access the Components section from the side menu (Fig. 1) Select the DTM tab and click on the Ad...
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  • vGIS Portal - Overview (KB-AP001) plus-icon minus-icon

    The vGIS Admin Portal is a web-based self-service. Its user portal is designed to help administrators manage, and configure, their company’s vGIS system. The portal gives company administrators oversight of several key elements that are essential ...
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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 obtaining an activation code by sending an email to support@vGIS.io. Company administrators and vGIS support will only require your full name and a...
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  • vGIS Portal - Account setup (KB-AP003) plus-icon minus-icon

    New accounts can only be created by an existing company administrator or by obtaining an activation code by sending an email to support@vGIS.io. Company administrators and vGIS support will only require your full name and a valid email address t...
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