Why 2019 is the year to hire a land surveyor for your construction team

Surveyors shape the way we live. Some land surveyors are beginning to be involved within multidisciplinary architectural and...


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Topics: surveyors,

What the cloud means for point clouds

With the cloud transforming how businesses of all kinds relate to their IT infrastructure, professionals are left wondering...


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Topics: point clouds,

5 steps to modernising your land surveying business

The digital transformation of the construction industry continues apace — keeping up with the new techniques and technologies...


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Topics: surveying,

Getting point cloud data in and out of the cloud

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


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Topics: point clouds,

How to Create a 3D CAD Model Using Raw Point Cloud Data

Point cloud files are a powerful way to store and use spatial data for 3D modelling. A one-time survey of a site yields...


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Topics: point clouds,

How LiDAR is changing the world: Construction and city planning to the Amazon and Notre Dame

People outside of land surveyors don’t know much about LiDAR. If it was not for its phonetic similarity to Radar, asking...


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Topics: LiDAR,

How to solve the skills shortage in construction: innovation, automation and point clouds

Construction is a major sector within the UK economy, generating 6.7% of GDP (almost £90 billion annually) and employing...


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Topics: construction,

The most popular laser scanners for creating point clouds

Although there are a number of ways surveyors can collect the data needed to create a point cloud, laser scanners remain the...


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Topics: laser scanner,

Beyond smart cities: the state of civil engineering in 2019

Smart Cities: the catalyst

Most of the world’s cities have three things in common. They had access to fresh water, were built...


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Topics: engineering,

Bringing digital twins into the world

A digital twin is a virtual replica of a physical product or asset. An asset can range in size from a component of an aircraft...


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Topics: point clouds,