Category Archives: Technology

REAL 2015 Opens Today

The new look conference kicks off today with REAL Stories followed by REAL Making, REAL Mobile, REAL Construction – you get the idea. Continue reading

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Bentley Systems Acquires Acute3D

First, Acute3D has made it possible for anyone to sufficiently capture existing conditions with just a camera. Continue reading

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Riegl User Conference 2015

Now if your thinking that the flights will be expensive I found a round trip on United for $1,000 – yes that is one thousand USD. Continue reading

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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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