Robust Automatic 3D Point Cloud Registration and Object Detection

This article presents a ground-breaking approach to generating survey data for a BIM process offered by the Vercator toolkit....


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Topics: object recognition, point clouds, Point Cloud Registration

Improving Point Cloud Registration using Natural Features Within a Scene

Registering point cloud data is a key stage in the surveying workflow and can have a significant impact on the time, cost and...


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Topics: point clouds, Point Cloud Registration, point cloud extraction

Improve Point Cloud Registration With Targetless Scanning

Registration is an essential step in point cloud processing that has a considerable bearing on the overall quality of...


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Topics: targetless registration, point clouds, point cloud extraction

Data Capture for Good Registration

Registration of point cloud data is an essential part of the processing workflow and determines the resultant quality of the...


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Topics: automatic registration, laser scanner, point clouds

Using Sensor Fusion to Disrupt Land Surveying in 2022

Technology has already had a significant impact on land surveying, with the use of LiDAR being transformational. Software has...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, LiDAR

Choosing the right Reality Capture Device

Recent years have seen an increase in demand for detailed and accurate models of the built environment. To obtain a sufficient...


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Topics: processing, scanning devices, LiDAR

Technological Trends Driving Advances in the Mining Industry

Through automation, reality capture, and digitisation, advances in technology are fundamentally impacting the mining sector....


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Topics: surveying, surveyors, mining

How to Minimise Hazards in the Mining Industry

Mining has a reputation for being a hazardous industry with risks present at every turn. With 1.4 workers per 100 suffering...


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Topics: surveying, reality capture, mining

How Mine Surveying is Changing an Industry

Technology is transforming the face of surveying, and in turn mine surveying is having a significant impact on the mining...


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Topics: surveying, workflow, mining

What are point clouds? Understanding how reality capture is stored and manipulated

Point clouds are a powerful way to represent a whole object, scene or structure. When colour information is added, the point...


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Topics: laser scanner, point clouds, cloud-based processing