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...


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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,

What is the best way to share point cloud files?

Sharing large files is never easy. But cloud technology makes it possible to by-pass the issue altogether. Fundamentally, the...


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Topics: point clouds,

How to overcome large datasets in point cloud processing

Point clouds store tremendously detailed information about physical space. This produces large files that can become unwieldy,...


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Topics: point clouds,

Point clouds and VR: The future of point cloud visualisation

Virtual Reality (VR) has become a valuable addition to the fields of digital entertainment, manufacturing, construction and...


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Topics: point clouds,

3D point cloud modelling in the cloud

Point clouds hold highly detailed, highly precise information about the environments they map. But that precision comes at a...


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Topics: point clouds,