Monthly Archives: November 2013

Trimble Introduces 3D BIM Consulting

Trimble’s services will include four elements: 3D Model Evaluation, 3D Modeling, 3D Laser Scanning and 3D Modeling from Scanned Point Cloud. Continue reading

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LiDAR News eNewsletter Hits the Street

If you have a creative 3D application that you would like to share with our readers please contact me. Continue reading

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3D Cameras Are Almost Here

I have to admit that although I have seen this movie before (the “consumerization” of GPS in the 90’s) when I first started to get interested in 3D laser scanning it never crossed my mind that the same process was … Continue reading

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Apple Buys PrimeSense

PrimeSense makes the chips for the Kinect. I wonder how that is going to work out for Microsoft. Continue reading

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National Information Exchange Model – NIEM

I believe there is an opportunity to work with NIEM to develop a standard data model for the transportation domain and perhaps the Built Environment, in general. Continue reading

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Laser Scanned Race Tracks

What is not clear to me is where the designer is getting the LiDAR data. Does anyone know more about this process? Continue reading

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Scottish Ten Reveal Sydney Opera House in 3D

The Scottish Ten group took more than 800 laser scans and 56,000 digital photos to produce the models. Continue reading

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FLIDAR – Near Shore Floating LiDAR

This is an impressive floating LiDAR system, named appropriately FLIDAR that is being used to measure the wind potential of near shore sites. Continue reading

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Smithsonian and Autodesk Join Forces to Explore

He reports that one of the more interesting announcements is a new software product developed in collaboration with Autodesk that is being called Smithsonian X3D Explorer. Continue reading

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3D Engineered Models for Construction – A Webinar Series

One of the technologies for the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative is 3D Engineered Models for Construction. A series of eight webinars have been developed to assist the FHWA’s transportation partners in adopting this proven technology. … Continue reading

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