Category Archives: Historic Preservation

RiCopter UAV in Action

ArcTron 3D GmbH, renowned in cultural heritage and archeology, worked together with RIEGL on a unique research project. Continue reading

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The National Cathedral in 3D

3D laser scanning helps reveal the secrets of Gothic architecture. Continue reading

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3D Mapping London’s Hidden Subway

Soon, parts of the defunct railway will be opened for tours, but not before they can be meticulously preserved with 3D laser scanning. Continue reading

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Crowdsourced Restoration

To complete the project from scanning to drawings in hand, we need $42,000. Continue reading

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Dinosaur Footprints in 3D

it is the first time the Zeb1 has been deployed. Continue reading

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Lidar Finds Mayan Citadel

We discovered a completely new component of the greater site that does not meet with any traditional expectations Continue reading

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700 Hours of Laser Scanning

Restrictions imposed by the French Ministry of Culture bar all but scientists and other researchers from the fragile environment of the cave itself. Continue reading

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Scanning vs. Photography

Given the unique challenges of this project photography was the clear choice. Continue reading

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Destroying History and Culture

This is an incredibly sad commentary on the world in which we are living. Continue reading

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Lidar and the Jungle

Anthropologists around the world are making quantum leaps forward in their mapping of sites buried deep in the rain forests and jungles. Continue reading

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