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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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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Future trends in laser scanner technology

Laser scanning is on a path to become more powerful, more useful, and more affordable — impacting a vast array of industries....


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LOD and BIM explained

Surveyors who are adopting BIM (Building Information Modelling) workflows have continuously faced challenges getting...


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5 ways the mining sector can increase laser scanning adoption

Mining in the 21st century relies on safety, efficiency and accuracy. The aim is always to cut costs and improve safety by...


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How the cloud changes laser scanning

While the construction industry has been slow off the mark when adopting new technology, laser scanning on project sites can...


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6 tips for laser scanning for BIM

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is the future of working in the construction industry. Underpinned by digital technology,...


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Using 3D laser scanners in the cloud — the future of surveying is here

The cloud has changed business and daily life, and it’s coming for surveying next. Broad advancements impacting connectivity...


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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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Why you are using your laser scanner wrong!

Laser scanners have played an important role in engineering since the late 1990s. Laser scanner technology continues to...


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