2020 digital trends in 3D surveying: the cloud and point clouds

The construction sector is undergoing radical change. The industry is facing many challenges such as rising costs, tight...


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Point cloud survey specification — how to build a point cloud

Point clouds consist of huge data sets combining three-dimensional points with information such as distance, colour, location...


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How to use point clouds in your construction projects

The construction industry is undergoing a digital transformation. Traditional tools and processes are being replaced with...


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What the cloud means for point clouds

With the cloud transforming how businesses of all kinds relate to their IT infrastructure, professionals are left wondering...


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Getting point cloud data in and out of the cloud

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


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How to Create a 3D CAD Model Using Raw Point Cloud Data

Point cloud files are a powerful way to store and use spatial data for 3D modelling. A one-time survey of a site yields...


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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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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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