How to Get Started with 3D SLAM as a Surveyor

SLAM is all set to be the next big thing in surveying. While it’s still early days, surveyors need to understand and...


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Topics: surveying, LiDAR, surveyors

SLAM-to-BIM

How to Deploy Wearable Reality Capture in Construction


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

How to plan a 3D laser scanning survey

Creating a quality site plan is crucial for an efficient and accurate scanning process. As scanning becomes more widespread,...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, surveyors

4 Ways To Use 3D LiDAR-Based SLAM Better

SLAM (Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping) is poised to be the next-big-thing in surveying. It will disrupt how surveyors...


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

3 types of terrestrial laser scanners

According to a recent report from Future Market Insights, the market for 3D scanners is projected to increase fourfold in the...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, surveyors

How automation in construction is driving growth in 2021

Construction is the biggest industry in the world. Yet, even outside of the economic downturn of 2020, it’s not performing...


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Topics: bim, automation, construction

Future trends in laser scanner technology

Laser scanning is on a path to become more powerful, more useful, and more affordable — impacting a vast array of industries....


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Topics: laser scanner,

How to improve construction workflows in 2021

Many sectors have seen the benefit of focusing on workflow: saving money and time while improving quality and compliance. With...


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Topics: point clouds,

LOD and BIM explained

Surveyors who are adopting BIM (Building Information Modelling) workflows have continuously faced challenges getting...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, LiDAR

A 2021 SLAM Update For Surveyors

Indoor mapping at scale has for a long time been an unsolved problem. Static 3D laser scanning has come a long way — but it’s...


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Topics: LiDAR, Vercator, SLAM