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Rocksolver selected in Smart 100

Rocksolver has been named as one of Australia’s 100 most innovative products in Anthill’s ‘SMART 100′ Index. Please have a look at our entry and, if you like, vote us up using your Twitter or Facebook ID. Here http://anthillonline.com/rocksolver-optimisation-software-nsw-2014-smart-100/   Advertisements

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Dry stone wall walk-through video

I’ve just uploaded a new video to Youtube showing the inside and outside of a Rocksolver drystone wall in high definition. You can see it here http://www.youtube.com/user/rocksolver Looking up at the sky.   Inside the dry stone wall.

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Old website hacked by comedians

A couple of weeks ago our website was hacked and taken down. It’s now being rebuilt on a more secure hosting service at Net Origin, here http://www.intresto.com.au/ The Google search result post-hacking was amusing: I thought it was funny 🙂

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Intresto nominated for Global Cleantech Award

Intresto has been nominated for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2013 “Later Stage” Award. Thanks to John O’Brien from Australian Cleantech for nominating us. We are in the Waste Management category because Rocksolver can be used to build landscaping from … Continue reading

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Rocksolver’s first customer

A couple of weeks ago I delivered a Rocksolver-generated layout plan to a local landscape designer. It was for a small area of erosion control so it was just the 2D layout plan that was needed. Photo from Walter McNiven, … Continue reading

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Rocksolver beta released

Rocksolver is now good enough and fast enough to solve some 2D packing problems like paving. Below is an example of a Rocksolver layout in the virtual Sketchup world (you can get this model for free from the Intresto collection … Continue reading

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3D model from 2D photos – 123D Catch from AutoDesk

The world of photogrammetry (or photoscanning) has come a long way in a short time. Last week I took 36 photos of some rocks on a beach in Royal National Park just south of Sydney and used 123D Catch to … Continue reading

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