3 ways to reduce point cloud file size (before and after scanning)

Point clouds are big — sometimes too big. When the number of scans ranges into the hundreds (if not thousands), it’s possible...


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What is the best way to share point cloud files?

Sharing large files is never easy. But cloud technology makes it possible to by-pass the issue altogether. Fundamentally, the...


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Topics: point clouds,

4 disruptive trends in land surveying and what surveyors should be doing today

The last few years have seen significant digitisation of surveying equipment, workflows and outputs. These trends will only...


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LiDAR technology trends 2021: The cloud, AI and robots

3D spatial imaging with light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology is emerging as the go-to remote sensing approach in a...


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Topics: LiDAR,

What does the surveying industry look like in 2021?

2020 has been a year of unexpected change. However, this article is really about ongoing transformations that would have...


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Topics: surveying,

The cloud revolution in surveying is already here: what does it mean for surveyors?

The pace of change in the adoption of technology, and especially cloud computing is accelerating. According to a recent RICS...


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Topics: surveying,

2020 trends in digital architecture

2020 turned out to be a more transformative year than anyone suspected. The way we work, live and collaborate will likely...


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Topics: architects,

How architects can use BIM in 2020

Transformations in surveying and digital modelling are creating new opportunities for architects. At the heart of this...


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Topics: bim,

How to overcome large datasets in point cloud processing

Point clouds store tremendously detailed information about physical space. This produces large files that can become unwieldy,...


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Topics: point clouds,

5 benefits of embracing VR in the construction industry

As virtual reality continues to improve, its viable commercial use cases have started to come into their own. The application...


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Topics: VR,