CloudCities now supports SketchUp and Google Earth

SmarterBetterCities Expands 3D Cloud Sharing with New Support for SketchUp and Google Earth

Smart 3D City sharing now available to a growing community.

San Francisco, Calif. – March 1, 2016 -- SmarterBetterCities today launched the latest release of CloudCities, the industry leading online platform for hosting, sharing and visualizing smart 3D city models. The latest release fully supports Google Earth and SketchUp, enabling organizations worldwide to effectively create and publish their 3D models across multiple platforms.

SmarterBetterCities’ CloudCities solution builds upon their commitment to developing the most powerful smart 3D city applications and tools including:

  • Google Earth (.kmz) and SketchUp (.skp) import.  Import files from various 3D software tools into CloudCities.
  • Live scene editor. Edit your scene configuration and see the results immediately.
  • Animation. Build camera animations for your scene. Accessible by the push of a play button.
  • Embed. Embed 3D scenes directly into your website. Customize your embed to your liking.
  • Scene search. Add a search bar to your scenes. Results are highlighted in 3D.

CloudCities is available for free (single model), Pro and Enterprise levels. With the expanded support for Google Earth and SketchUp, CloudCities is growing its community to include architects, planners and universities.

“The latest release of CloudCities really is a major milestone for 3D sharing of smart 3D cities. We focused on ease-of-use and tools to help author amazing visualization and search of your model. We urge you to try it out.” Antje Kunze, CEO SmarterBetterCities

With the industry’s most advanced solutions of 3D modelling services, SmarterBetterCities continues to show strong adoption and implementation.  

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SmarterBetterCities: SmarterBetterCities is a fast growing 3D web startup based in Walnut Creek, CA and Zurich, Switzerland and was founded in December 2012.  They offer business-to-business solutions for decision makers, urban planners, municipalities, local governments, consultants, architect offices, real estate agencies, construction companies and more.

CloudCities: CloudCities is an online platform hosting, sharing and visualizing smart 3D city models. It is designed to be extremely easy to share 3D content on websites, blogs, social media and mobile devices. Users simply upload their 3D content to a server where it is securely stored. Various internal and external data sources can be integrated into the visualizations. With a few mouse clicks users can add stunning dashboard visualizations and layer controls. After it is saved, users can easily link it to their social media accounts or embed it directly into their website.


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