Category Archives: BIM

Raising the Roof

When Turner Construction needed to carry out a revamp and extension of their Atlanta office, they took the unique opportunity to test-drive some revolutionary technology. Traditional laser scanning technologies are great for certain applications, but for hard-to-reach, overhead or ‘feature … Continue reading

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GEO Business 2018 is Next Week

London will be the center of the geospatial business world next week as it hosts GEO Business 2018. This conference which runs for two days on May 22 and 23 is “The geospatial event designed for everyone involved in the … Continue reading

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From Scan to BIM – Automatically

As originally reported on Spatial Source. Imagine going from a 3D scan point cloud to a standard BIM format such as IFC or CityGML. I know you are skeptical, as am I, but it’s worth a look. Faramoon is a … Continue reading

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USIBD’s Cornerstone Report Survey #11: Hardware

Yesterday the U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) sent out an online Cornerstone Report (CSR) survey to their membership and industry partners regarding Hardware. The survey is also open to the public at the link below. Cornerstone Report #11 is … Continue reading

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Point Cloud City Update

The Public Safety Communications Research division of NIST is is hosting a second webinar on March 15, 2018 at 12 PM EDT to provide an update and discuss important considerations for the NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program – Point … Continue reading

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Point Cloud City Follow-up

I attended the Point Cloud City Funding Opportunity webinar delivered today by NIST  – very impressive. It sounds like a tremendous opportunity for entities that are interested in indoor mapping and location based services. NIST is encouraging public/private partnerships to … Continue reading

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USIBD Best Practices Webinar

Join Us January 17th at 1 PM ET to Hear Case Studies that Demonstrate the Unique Challenges and Best Practices for High-Precision 3D Laser Scanning & Modeling Projects Pharmaceutical and medical research labs share several unique characteristics that can present … Continue reading

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USIBD Symposium 2017 Next Week

The 2017 USIBD Symposium is being held next week November 6 – 8 in conjunction with the BIM Forum in Dallas, TX. Here are some of the presentations: • “New and Exciting Methods for Documenting & Analyzing Buildings”, Philip Lorenzo, … Continue reading

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The Future of the Surveying Profession

Thanks to Terry Bennett at Autodesk for the contribution. Here are some excerpts: Surveying is “the application of special knowledge of the principles of mathematics, the related physical and applied sciences and the relevant requirements of law for adequate evidence … Continue reading

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New International Committee on BIM

Commission 4 of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) has recently established a working group (WG) on Building Information Modeling. Terms of reference for the working group can be found at https://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/bim-iag/about-us/. The WG is calling for interested researchers to … Continue reading

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