LiDAR Mapping Trends in 2021

LiDAR continues to evolve at an increasing rate. Advances are transforming reality capture best practices and expanding viable...


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Topics: processing software, Point Cloud Registration, Vercator

The Vercator Roadmap - Where We Started and Where We are Going

Laser scanners have transformed how 3D space is catalogued for real-world mapping and reality capture projects. Compared to...


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Topics: processing software, Point Cloud Registration, Vercator

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

How to Get Started with 3D SLAM as a Surveyor

SLAM is all set to be the next big thing in surveying. While it’s still early days, surveyors need to understand and...


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Topics: surveying, LiDAR, surveyors

SLAM-to-BIM

How to Deploy Wearable Reality Capture in Construction


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

4 Ways To Use 3D LiDAR-Based SLAM Better

SLAM (Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping) is poised to be the next-big-thing in surveying. It will disrupt how surveyors...


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

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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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, surveyors

How automation in construction is driving growth in 2021

Construction is the biggest industry in the world. Yet, even outside of the economic downturn of 2020, it’s not performing...


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Topics: bim, automation, construction

LOD and BIM explained

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


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, LiDAR

A 2021 SLAM Update For Surveyors

Indoor mapping at scale has for a long time been an unsolved problem. Static 3D laser scanning has come a long way — but it’s...


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Topics: LiDAR, Vercator, SLAM