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 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,

Improving construction workflows using 3D point clouds and BIM in 2019

Creating even a few efficiency increases throughout the communication and logistical heavy operations of a construction...


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Topics: 3D point cloud,

Everything you need to know about point clouds - Vercator

We all recognise that much of the technology we use on a regular basis is rooted in processes and systems that we don’t...


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Topics: 3D point cloud,

Why facility managers need to understand point clouds in 2019

Visibility and information are critical to management this is particularly true for the complex and challenging nature of...


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Topics: point clouds,

Best practice for 3D point cloud creation

Surveyors, designers, construction teams and engineers all use point clouds. The possibilities point clouds offer only grow as...


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Topics: 3D point cloud,

Overcoming propagation error in cloud-to-cloud registration

Can surveyors trust targetless point cloud data?

Accuracy is a key concern when commissioning or creating a point cloud...


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Topics: 3D point cloud,