How architects can use BIM in 2019

A guide to the digital improvements in architecture and questions architects need to ask surveyors  

Transformations in...


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Topics: bim,

Digital technology transforming design: point cloud processing in 2019

Design benefits from iterative processes. This has long created possibilities for digital technology to improve design...


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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,

Improve project management and avoid delays using point clouds

Managing construction projects means potentially dealing with unexpected circumstances at any given stage. Every unknown...


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Topics: 3D point cloud,

How surveyors can benefit from automation

Taking precise and accurate measurements of physical space is hard, particularly if you want to do it in three dimensions. To...


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Topics: surveying,

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,

How to process and register point clouds faster

Laser scanners allow surveyors to create precise 3D models with relative ease. To make sense of that data, point clouds are...


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Empowering BIM with point clouds

The practice of BIM (Building Information Modelling) delivers more intuitive and cohesive collaboration on construction...


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Is targetless registration for point cloud processing efficient?

Advanced 3D surveys rely on 'point cloud processing'. Although this system has offered an unprecedented level of precision and...


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Topics: 3D point cloud,

Are point clouds changing surveying — again!

Point clouds sit at the cutting edge of surveying. Ultimately, the industry still relies on many of the fundamental equations...


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Topics: 3D point cloud,