As we reach our 20th year in business, Cairn Active Design Ltd continues to provide a vast range of traditional and innovative information services.
Based in Dunfermline and Established in 1998, we have had many years experience providing Property Information Services for the banking, building, Health , food and security industries.
Our clients range from individuals to multinationals and we can cover a range of projects large or small, no project is too small or too big for us!
We currently manage CAD and space management data for The The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC and have been involved in their CAD area for over 19 years. This involves a major bank portfolio of over 3000 properties in the UK and overseas.
Our company refuses to be complacent and continues to expand into new areas of the rapidly moving state of technology keeping us as up-to-date as possible for our clients demands.
Our new 3D VIRTUAL TOUR SERVICE launches this month immersing our clients even futher into the a world of 3D for Cad Drawings , Floorplans and Digital Photography.
Using the latest hardware, software and in-house develop CAD routines, we can measure photographs and produce;
- accurate CAD floorplans
- visualizations of any building
State of the art laser measurement tools are use to ensure the utmost accuracy, along with the latest software for processing of the data efficiently and precisely.
We have provided surveys for the following clients;
- DS One Architects
- Drivers Jonas
- Currie & Brown
- Fife NHS
Intelligence & finished CAD drawings are linked to each other, and to photos, virtual tours, maps, documents etc to give a seamless view of all the data you have, using the surveyed CAD data as an interactive visual hub.
Specific CAD software includes
We use these to create and process CAD files in any format, to suit clients requirements.
Customer requirements can range from straightforward Floor Plans and Elevations, or with further processing we can produce drawings for
- Stacking Plans
- Furniture Layouts
- Fire Risk Assesments
- Planning Applications
- Building Warrants
- Health and Safety Audits
- Land Registry
- Asset Registers
- Sale Particulars
Other software we use to provide relevant data included
- Photoshop, Acrobat, Excel, Word,Access, Powerpoint, Scan2CAD, AIDE, Visio, Archibus, Bluebeam, Brava
We also create specific efficiency enhancing custom programs, routines and tools within the CAD software which ensures efficiency and consistency of data.Creation of enhancements for your Cad system is another area of our expertise.
Re-layering of Cad drawing data to any derived standards applicable to your organization is an area of particular expertise, as is the issuing and receiving of Cad data on your behalf, ensuring that external suppliers adhere to your set of CAD Standards.
Our use of CAD is not just restricted to the field of measured building surveys, or indeed anything related to buildings, if its on CAD or needs to be on CAD we can help you.
We currently manage CAD and space management data for a major bank’s portfolio of over 3000 properties in the UK and overseas.
Space Management & Planning
We have been heavily involved in using CAD data to track and report on space utilisation, asset registers and desk/room booking systems since we launched as a business. Using specialist software such as Archibus or making clever use of your existing systems such as Access or Visio, to provide report data and Stacking Plans, we can cost effectively meet your needs.
From carrying out alterations to provide proposal drawings, for Planning Applications and Building Warrants, to Land Registry compliant plans for property disposals, through to providing the necessary plans and photographic material for property sales particulars, both domestic and commercial.
Adding information onto the base drawings for Health and Safety compliance, this includes drawings for Fire Risk Assessments, Asbestos Recording and Health and Safety audits.
Combining CAD drawings with geographic mapping to pinpoint your organisation’s property portfolio, with associated population information, this provides a highly desirable and necessary tool to protect your estate and staff in the event of a major Incident. Used very successfully by our major clients in mock and real incidents.
Whether on its own or as part of a Measured Building Survey, we can record and display various aspects of buildings by linking photographs to Cad plans, providing a location reference for each photo, or producing new edited photos to show rebranding or resignage proposals for planning applications.
We can also provide very good quality images within a Virtual Tour
With us you can create a modern responsive website that will capture the visitors attention and enable them to view it clearly on any device . Trained in the latest HTML5 responsive web design we can bring your current website up to date or create a new one from scratch
Responsive Web Design enables your website to adapt to any size of screen enabling it to be read clearly on any device and of any screen size.
Your website will be adapted to your individual needs and you will be able to choose how detailed a website you would like. Some of the options include;
- Adding a Virtual Tour
- Adding images
- Adding Floorplans with or without radar
- Special Effects
- Links to Videos
- Online Shopping Cart
- Links to shopping websites
- pop-up spreadsheets or documents
Owning the rights to your website to enable you to update it by yourself or with your own in-house web-developers.
Using our Web Maintenance services to update your website either on a daily/weekly/monthly or yearly basis. This can be useful for websites with news feeds or prices that change on a regular basis.
If you would like our Web Design Service please get in touch and we will arrange a meeting as soon as possible to discuss your options.
Virtual Tours can totally immerse your Website visitors into your building giving them a true sense of 'feeling' before visiting it in person.
It can help weed out less interested customers or save on expensive and time consuming site visits.
It can also allow your customers/visitors to access unsafe or unreachable areas. Its also a great tool for those with mobility disabilities helping them enjoy the same experiences and checking out suitable disabled routes before their arrival.
OPTION 1 - THE 3D SHOWCASE PACKAGE(EXAMPLE AT TOP OF THIS PAGE)
This Package includes the following;
Please click on the video gallery below to see some interesting examples of what we could produce for you..
How the 3D Showcase can benefit your company
The 3D Showcase Special Effects Possibilities
A virtual tour can be anything you want it to be with the addition of Special Effects. These special effects can include;
ADDING OUR VIRTUAL TOURS AND PHOTOGRAPHY TO AN INTERACTIVE MAP DRAWING
Once our Virtual Tours have been produced, we can look at creating a map service for your website to embed our tours and photography into. This could be used for large private property grounds with outbuildings or for a tourist map etc. The map can incorporate a mixture of Virtual Tours and Panoramic photography spots that the viewer can click on to experience in 3D or 2D or even slideshows of photographs that we can create for you. We can also work with 3D modelling features for your map.
If you have already spent money on creating a map for your business, we can easily turn this into an interactive map for you without any further mapping creation costs required.
Your Virtual Tour will also be included on our own Cairn Virtual Reality UK Directory Map to further advertise your business at no extra cost.
Why not take a nice stroll in our local Pittencrieff Park by clicking on the various camera points on the map below. On this occassion we have just used Google Maps to create a map as we are presently working on our own map creations to publish. If you click on the video icons you can take a virtual tour of the Glasshouse.
What businesses could benefit from the 3D Showcase Package
The Advanges of using Cairn Active Design Ltd to produce and showcase your Virtual Tour
OPTION 3 - A 2D VIRTUAL TOUR ON ITS OWN with optional special effects
A 2D tour is not fully immersive so cannot be viewed using VR equipment but is still very good at giving you a fantastic immersive experience.
Click here to see a 2D virtual tour on your PC PC VIRTUAL TOUR
Or here to use a mobile device MOBILE VIRTUAL TOUR
This type of tour is beneficial to large or small organisations who wish to own the Virtual tour on their own database. It is best used when there is not an ongoing turnaround of different properties that require very fast processing. This package can also be SUPPLIED ON A CD for showing to clients/customers. We can provide multiple CD's of the virtual tour if required at an agreed cost.
We will require time on site to take the photographs required. We will then provide you with the finished Virtual Tour when it has been put together. The processing time will depend on how large the project is.
With this type of Virtul Tour Package you have have all these options;
All virtual tours can be added to Google Maps
Please contact us if your would like a quote for either of our packages. You will be very surprised at how economical the 3D Showcase Package can be!.