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Better work planning with Web Map Services (WMS)

Visual information management in Infrakit is built on top of map tiles. Now it is possible for our customer to directly set the desired map tile sources.  Many municipalities and public infra owners provide open data sources as web service. These Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) services follow typically standards by Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), such as Web Map Service (WMS).  The content provided from these open interfaces may include city parcels, project boundaries and nature reserves to name a few.  See the following video that discusses […]

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Infrakit’s Mission is a Sustainable Infra Industry

Summer of 2018 in Finland was unheard of – and alarming. With high temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius for weeks and weeks, the effects of global warming were becoming painfully apparent. My co-founder Matti and myself were spending time at my parent’s summer house in Sipoo enjoying our well-earned summer vacation. We had succeeded in […]

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As an active party in the world of InfraBIM in the BeNeLux, we often get the question: “what do you mean by BIM?” And that is quite a good question, because I often ask our customers. The abbreviation BIM has a number of different definitions and meanings. For example, I recently heard a few explanations for the abbreviation. […]

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Highlights of the new release, Infrakit OFFICE™ – Version 3.6.3

Once again we are pleased to introduce many new improvements within our newest release! Highlights of the new release are listed below, and the full release notes can be accessed here. Improvements to OFFICE  Activity charts show user a calendar view, whether the machine on field is operating or not. Together with this it shows if the machine is moving or not. Now it […]

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Infrakit Deutschland GmbH is growing – Meet Nils Spannuth

Hi. I’m Nils. Starting in April, I will be the sales manager at Infrakit Deutschland GmbH. I gained experience in machine control systems in 2011 when I worked in sales for excavators. At that time machine control systems were as rare as a blue rabbit. But it was there and the field grew. So I […]

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Annika Helisvaara as a Communications Manager

“I am excited to become part of Infrakit’s professional team. Infrakit has a brilliant product for infraconstruction’s data management needs, and I am also eager to learn more from this evolving line of business.” Annika Helisvaara joins Infrakit’s Marketing and Communications -team. Annika has done communications, campaigns, event organizing and general project management in her […]

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Infrakit BIM Services team is growing – meet Manu Marttinen

My name is Manu, I’m M.Sc in Civil Engineering, and I just started working for Infrakit, as a Development Manager, on Monday! It feels great to be part of this excellent team, and to be able to develop Infraconstruction field with such a good product, that we got at Infrakit. I know Infrakit and many […]

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Meet our new General Manager of Finland!

Infrakit OFFICE™ – Version 3.6.2

Infrakit OFFICE™ Version 3.6.2 is now live! The new release contains many new usability improvements such as: possibility to zoom and pan cross section also on mobile, autosnap for measurement functions, new functions on map file pop-up,  new password policy, and force 360 photo viewer –find out the highlights of the new release below. Possibility to zoom and pan cross section also on mobile    Power of touch panels of mobile devices are now harnessed for browsing the cross section view. Now […]

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Meet Sakari Maaranen – our VP of engineering!

Next in our introduction series comes Infrakit’s VP of engineering, Sakari Maaranen. He is a deep-rooted professional in software business; his experience ranges from being a freelancer to consultancy and managing a software company. At Infrakit he started in the spring of 2019 after hearing about its interesting story. “I definitely made the right choice, […]

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