Category Archives: Technology

USIBD is Sponsoring Hardware Survey

The survey applies to all those who are associated with the industry of documenting buildings. Continue reading

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5 Cool Lidar Software Tools

I think it is fair to say that the GIS user community is adopting the use of lidar at an increasing rate. Continue reading

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NASA Advancing MEMS Lidar

As reported in Space Daily, a team of technologists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is developing a next-generation 3-D scanning lidar – dubbed the Goddard Reconfiguable Solid-state Scanning Lidar (GRSSLi) – that could provide the imagery … Continue reading

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The Center of the Built Environment Universe

It is all about 3D, integrated lifecycle asset management for owner/operators and no one can hold a candle to what they are delivering. Continue reading

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Subsea Laser Scanning

There is no reference to the sensors being used. Perhaps someone can provide this. Continue reading

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Laser Beam Combiner

It could offer immediate, hands-free access to information via gadgets such as smart glasses, which overlay computer-generated visual data on the user’s field of vision. Continue reading

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Day and Night

Yet despite this most of the Built Environment that we see today was created without the benefit of 3D. Continue reading

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What is Reality Computing?

I want them to answer the question, “What is reality computing and more importantly why should I care? Continue reading

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3D Laser Scanning Shoot-out

Greg Lawes at point3D is working with a group of interested parties to create a shoot-out to compare laser scanning systems. Continue reading

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Applied Research Topics in Geomatics Wanted

These are problems that you regularly encounter for which there really isn’t an elegant solution. Continue reading

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