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...


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Topics: processing software, surveying, LiDAR

How Construction Technology is Impacting Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering disciplines. It has existed since the first human settlement and enabled...


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Topics: bim, surveyors, construction

The Vercator Roadmap - Where We Started and Where We are Going

Laser scanners have transformed how 3D space is catalogued for real-world mapping and reality capture projects. Compared to...


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Topics: processing software, Point Cloud Registration, Vercator

LiDAR Point Cloud Classification Trends in 2021

As point clouds move into the mainstream, there is a growing need to exploit their capability and share their outputs. The use...


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Topics: pointcloud, LiDAR, automation

How and Why to Colourise Your Point Cloud

Point clouds are now embedded in design processes and workflows. Their accuracy and availability are the foundation for...


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Topics: data set, LiDAR, point clouds

How to Deploy 3D Reality Capture for Building Construction

Technology plays a significant role in managing, creating, and maintaining the built environment. While it’s understandable...


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Topics: data set, LiDAR, automation

Feature Extraction from Point Cloud Data

As reality capture technology advances, the number of viable applications increases. Surveyors are spending more time working...


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Topics: pointcloud, construction, Vercator

How to Automate LiDAR Data Classification

LiDAR applications have rapidly expanded across industries. In part, this has been enabled by advances in registration...


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Topics: data set, LiDAR, automation

How automation and robotics will impact construction in 2021

Look around — self-driving cars, self-cooking, home maintenance, security, and surveillance robots — you'd think robots were...


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Topics: automation, construction, Vercator

Surveyors: Don't Look at Hardware to Solve Software Issues

For surveyors, times are changing fast, and with these changes come significant opportunities. One primary indicator of such...


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Topics: pointcloud, processing software, laser scanner