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 from...

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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

The Future of Innovation in the Mining Industry

The latest mining technology trends show a compelling industry shift towards focusing on efficiency, cost savings and safety,...

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Topics: bim, Robotics, cloud-based processing

What Are the Most Popular Types of Point Cloud Processing Software?

There is a 'point cloud boom' going on at the moment, driven by developments in point cloud processing and registration software....

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Topics: processing software, point clouds, Vercator

How to Take Drone 3D Land Mapping to the Next Level

Mobile mapping systems are now the go-to technology for providing scan data for large-scale environments. Drone mapping is a...

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Topics: laser scanner, Vercator, land mapping

The Most Popular Laser Scanners for Creating Point Clouds

Point cloud scanners and reality capture are going through a renaissance. Stable and mature technology has contributed to an...

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Topics: laser scanner, point clouds, Vercator

4 Ways to Use 3D Reality Capture for Building Construction

When it comes to digitalisation within the construction industry, there have been few greater innovations in recent times than...

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Topics: bim, point clouds, Vercator

3D Laser Scanner Pricing Guide

How much does a 3D laser scanner cost and when is it the right investment?

From construction to medical research, civil...

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Topics: processing software, laser scanner, Point Cloud Registration