The Vercator Roadmap - Where We Started and Where We are Going

Laser scanners have transformed how 3D space is catalogued for real-world mapping and reality capture projects. Compared to...


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Topics: processing software, Point Cloud Registration, Vercator

LiDAR Point Cloud Classification Trends in 2021

As point clouds move into the mainstream, there is a growing need to exploit their capability and share their outputs. The use...


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Topics: pointcloud, LiDAR, automation

How and Why to Colourise Your Point Cloud

Point clouds are now embedded in design processes and workflows. Their accuracy and availability are the foundation for...


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Topics: data set, LiDAR, point clouds

How to Deploy 3D Reality Capture for Building Construction

Technology plays a significant role in managing, creating, and maintaining the built environment. While it’s understandable...


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Topics: data set, LiDAR, automation

Feature Extraction from Point Cloud Data

As reality capture technology advances, the number of viable applications increases. Surveyors are spending more time working...


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Topics: pointcloud, construction, Vercator

How to Automate LiDAR Data Classification

LiDAR applications have rapidly expanded across industries. In part, this has been enabled by advances in registration...


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Topics: data set, LiDAR, automation

How automation and robotics will impact construction in 2021

Look around — self-driving cars, self-cooking, home maintenance, security, and surveillance robots — you'd think robots were...


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Topics: automation, construction, Vercator

Surveyors: Don't Look at Hardware to Solve Software Issues

For surveyors, times are changing fast, and with these changes come significant opportunities. One primary indicator of such...


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Topics: pointcloud, processing software, laser scanner

Moving to the cloud: A step-by-step guide for surveyors

Not long ago, if you were a surveyor, you would have had to work hard to explain precisely why you would adopt cloud for...


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors

2021 Trends in 3D Surveying and Reality Capture

Rapid technological advances have become normal in modern society. The tech-heavy world of 3D surveying is no exception....


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors