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...

( read )

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,...

( read )

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....

( read )

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...

( read )

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...

( read )

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...

( read )

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...

( read )

Topics: processing software, laser scanner, Point Cloud Registration

LiDAR Mapping Trends in 2021

LiDAR continues to evolve at an increasing rate. Advances are transforming reality capture best practices and expanding viable...

( read )

Topics: processing software, Point Cloud Registration, Vercator

Point Cloud Mapping Software Features to Look for in 2021

It could be said there is a ‘point cloud boom’ going on at the moment — fuelled by developments in point cloud registration...

( read )

Topics: pointcloud, processing software, cloud-based processing

4 LiDAR Applications in Civil Engineering

LiDAR is fast becoming a vital technology for civil engineering companies throughout the world. It’s proving crucial in...

( read )

Topics: processing software, surveying, LiDAR