VI-Suite

VI-Suite

The VI-Suite is a set of environmental analysis tools with geospatial data applications. The add-on is designed primarily for the contextual and performative analysis of buildings.

Key Features:

  • Mesh Geometry-Based Approach: Enables flexible specification of calculation points, making it suitable for diverse 3D geospatial analyses.
  • Integration with External Applications: Incorporates tools like Radiance and EnergyPlus for lighting and energy simulations, enhancing its analytical capabilities.
  • Advanced Visualization Options: Offers enhanced visualization of GIS simulation data, including animated city fly-throughs and high-quality image production.
  • Python API Utilization: Employs Python for API, allowing for custom user interfaces and control over mesh elements.
  • Animation System: Blender’s frame-based animation system is used for visualizing variant data sets, adding to the suite’s versatility.
  • Geospatial Data Analysis and Visualization: Capable of conducting geospatial data analysis, including the creation of shadow and irradiance maps.

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