The most popular laser scanners for creating point clouds

Although there are a number of ways surveyors can collect the data needed to create a point cloud, laser scanners remain the...


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Beyond smart cities: the state of civil engineering in 2019

Smart Cities: the catalyst

Most of the world’s cities have three things in common. They had access to fresh water, were built...


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Bringing digital twins into the world

A digital twin is a virtual replica of a physical product or asset. An asset can range in size from a component of an aircraft...


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The future of computer-aided manufacturing

In the world of manufacturing, computers have always played a vital role in taking product ideas from concept to reality. The...


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Digital engineering: what to expect from the coming decade

Digital technology is rapidly transforming engineering. What does the next decade hold?  A focus on closer collaboration,...


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5 reasons your renovation team needs to understand reality capture technology

In the U.S., 80% of non-residential buildings are more than 20 years old, and much of the infrastructure is currently over 50...


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5 tech-fueled trends surveyors need to understand: top surveyor tools in 2019

The modern-day surveyor has many different tools at their disposal that previous generations couldn’t begin to imagine....


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LiDAR vs point clouds: learn the basics of laser scanning, 3D surveys and reality capture

3D surveying is filled with complex jargon. What is LiDAR? How does it relate to point clouds, reality capture and the basics...


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Four hot digital design technologies every interior designer needs to understand in 2019

Digital transformation is redefining design in every sector. There isn’t a profession or practice that’s not being radically...


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What are point clouds? 5 easy facts that explain point clouds

Point clouds are datasets that represent objects or space. These points represent the X, Y, and Z geometric coordinates of a...


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