Robust Automatic 3D Point Cloud Registration and Object Detection

This article presents a ground-breaking approach to generating survey data for a BIM process offered by the Vercator toolkit....


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Topics: object recognition, point clouds, Point Cloud Registration

Improving Point Cloud Registration using Natural Features Within a Scene

Registering point cloud data is a key stage in the surveying workflow and can have a significant impact on the time, cost and...


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Topics: point clouds, Point Cloud Registration, point cloud extraction

Improve Point Cloud Registration With Targetless Scanning

Registration is an essential step in point cloud processing that has a considerable bearing on the overall quality of the final...


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Topics: targetless registration, point clouds, point cloud extraction

Data Capture for Good Registration

Registration of point cloud data is an essential part of the processing workflow and determines the resultant quality of the...


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Topics: automatic registration, laser scanner, point clouds

What are point clouds? Understanding how reality capture is stored and manipulated

Point clouds are a powerful way to represent a whole object, scene or structure. When colour information is added, the point...


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Topics: laser scanner, point clouds, cloud-based processing

What Are the Most Popular Types of Point Cloud Processing Software?

There is a 'point cloud boom' going on at the moment, driven by developments in point cloud processing and registration software....


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Topics: processing software, point clouds, Vercator

The Most Popular Laser Scanners for Creating Point Clouds

Point cloud scanners and reality capture are going through a renaissance. Stable and mature technology has contributed to an...


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Topics: laser scanner, point clouds, Vercator

4 Ways to Use 3D Reality Capture for Building Construction

When it comes to digitalisation within the construction industry, there have been few greater innovations in recent times than...


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Topics: bim, point clouds, Vercator

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 improve construction workflows in 2021

Many sectors have seen the benefit of focusing on workflow: saving money and time while improving quality and compliance. With...


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Topics: point clouds,