Add Location

Give context to your models by adding the backdrop of reality with aerial imagery, precise shadows, and 3D terrain.

Add Location
Real-world site information for your real-world projects

Real-world site information for your real-world projects

Add the backdrop of reality

We have you covered with basic map tiles all the way up to the highest resolution aerial imagery you can find.

Importing the essentials

Get the details you need for those big-picture models with high resolution imagery, 3D terrain, and large area import options.

Next-level visualization with site imagery

  • Fresh high-resolution aerial  imagery

    Fresh high-resolution aerial imagery

    With high-fidelity content and coverage, you can confidently communicate your designs knowing imagery is never older than 12 months. All of this plus access to high resolution imagery up to 3 inches per pixel.

  • Satellite Imagery

    Satellite Imagery

    Take your models a step further by accessing satellite imagery up to a max resolution of 24 inches per pixel. Learn about expanded access to this imagery with large area import.

  • The Basics

    The Basics

    Test the waters and explore adding that extra bit of detail to your models by importing basic, 2D site information.

Basic low res satellite  imports - WYSIWYG

Tell the full story with imported site data

Just need some basic location info for your model? We got you covered. What you see is what you get when you import your geo-located imagery with this option.

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Large area import
* Available to all users
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Importing High Resolution Location Imagery

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