LiDAR Point Cloud Classification Trends in 2021

As point clouds move into the mainstream, there is a growing need to exploit their capability and share their outputs. The use...


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Topics: pointcloud, LiDAR, automation

Feature Extraction from Point Cloud Data

As reality capture technology advances, the number of viable applications increases. Surveyors are spending more time working...


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Topics: pointcloud, construction, Vercator

Surveyors: Don't Look at Hardware to Solve Software Issues

For surveyors, times are changing fast, and with these changes come significant opportunities. One primary indicator of such...


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Topics: pointcloud, processing software, laser scanner

Moving to the cloud: A step-by-step guide for surveyors

Not long ago, if you were a surveyor, you would have had to work hard to explain precisely why you would adopt cloud for...


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors

2021 Trends in 3D Surveying and Reality Capture

Rapid technological advances have become normal in modern society. The tech-heavy world of 3D surveying is no exception....


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Topics: pointcloud, surveying, surveyors

Speed vs. accuracy: Compromise when it comes to point clouds?

Point cloud modelling based on laser scans has always promised to provide a quick and easy means of mapping physical space in...


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Topics: pointcloud,

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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Improving point cloud data registration using natural features

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


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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...


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