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

Moving to the cloud: A step-by-step guide for surveyors

Not long ago, if you were a surveyor, you would have had to work hard to explain precisely why you would adopt cloud for...


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors

2021 Trends in 3D Surveying and Reality Capture

Rapid technological advances have become normal in modern society. The tech-heavy world of 3D surveying is no exception....


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors

How to Get Started with 3D SLAM as a Surveyor

SLAM is all set to be the next big thing in surveying. While it’s still early days, surveyors need to understand and...


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Topics: surveying, LiDAR, surveyors

SLAM-to-BIM

How to Deploy Wearable Reality Capture in Construction


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

How to plan a 3D laser scanning survey

Creating a quality site plan is crucial for an efficient and accurate scanning process. As scanning becomes more widespread,...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, surveyors

4 Ways To Use 3D LiDAR-Based SLAM Better

SLAM (Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping) is poised to be the next-big-thing in surveying. It will disrupt how surveyors...


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

3 types of terrestrial laser scanners

According to a recent report from Future Market Insights, the market for 3D scanners is projected to increase fourfold in the...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, surveyors

How automation in construction is driving growth in 2021

Construction is the biggest industry in the world. Yet, even outside of the economic downturn of 2020, it’s not performing...


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Topics: bim, automation, construction