Category Archives: Technology

FARO Handheld Scanner

The Freestyle3D scans to a distance of up to three (3) meters and captures up to 88K points per second with accuracy better than 1.5mm. Continue reading

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How Does Lidar Work?

This NEON Science video overviews what lidar or light detection and ranging is, how it works and what types of information it can provide. Continue reading

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3D Convergence

Have you ever stopped to think where we would be if we didn’t have both of these technology road maps converging? Continue reading

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Going Mobile

Joe Romano who recounts the process Langan Engineering went through before they purchased a Pegasus. Continue reading

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The Art of Laser Scanning

In any case its an inside look into the nuances of the use of laser scanning from industry veteran Peter Folwell at Plowman Craven in the UK. Continue reading

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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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