LizardTech Awarded U.S. Patent for LiDAR Point Cloud Compression

SEATTLE, Wash. — September 20, 2017 — LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, has been awarded a U.S. patent for the compression of LiDAR point clouds (US 9753124). The patented technology provides lossless compression of point clouds captured by airborne LiDAR sensors or terrestrial laser scanners for easy and cost-effective processing, storage and transmission […]

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Orbit GT to showcase new v18 for Mobile, UAS, Indoor and Aerial Mapping at Intergeo, Berlin

Lokeren, Belgium, September 15th, 2017 Orbit GT showcases v18 of its Desktop and Server products for 3D Mapping at next week’s Intergeo, Berlin. “I’m thrilled to announce version 18 to be shown at Intergeo, Berlin”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “Version 18 of our Desktop and Server portfolio bundles all our expertise domains in a single portfolio. So […]

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3D Mobile Mapping Technology Inspires Positive Change

Future Proofing Singapore Singapore is home to some of the most profitable financial services, manufacturing and oil-refining corporations in the world. An island state just off the coast of southern Malaysia, its small size has clearly not impeded the success of residents or firms choosing to locate themselves there. But with its accomplishments come some very specific challenges for a […]

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Digital Preservation – Saving our Past to Enrich the Future

The idea of using computer technologies to aid digital visualisation, preservation and reconstruction is not new. Traditionally, manual 3D modelling techniques were used to reconstruct various historical events, object or people. While being a useful tool in visualization, manual 3D modelling techniques could do just as much when it concerned itself with complex artefacts or sites due to the issues […]

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Myths and Facts About BIM

Myths and Facts About BIM February 14, 2017 by Chanel Reid Why BIM? Building information modeling (BIM) is an exceptionally powerful tool for the design and construction industries. Offering a 3D visual database of your project, BIM contains all of the design and construction details required to virtually see and build your project. Owners are now capable of seeing into […]

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3D Repo BIM App Helps Crossrail Digitally Manage Assets

3D Repo BIM App Helps Crossrail Digitally Manage Assets 3D Repo, a multi-award winning provider of cloud software solutions for collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM), has started development on a unique mobile platform for Crossrail designed to manage maintainable assets.  The cloud-based innovation by 3D Repo brings together previously disparate databases and information sources to provide on-site, instant access, to […]

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The Coming Revolution in Scanning 3D Close Up

A few weeks ago it was announced that Google and Lenovo will start deliveries of the Phab 2 Pro Smartphone, the first Tango enabled device on the market. The developer kits which have been on the market for some time now for $512, are specified with a suite of sensors covering a motion tracking camera, 3D depth sensing, acceleration, ambient […]

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Mapping Singapore in 3D

User Name: Singapore Land Authority (2015 Be Inspired Finalist, Innovation in Government) Project Name: Mapping Singapore in 3D Location: Singapore Overview: Bentley Map is instrumental in Singapore Land Authority’s production of 3D map data and city model for all of Singapore—more than 700 square kilometers.  Solution: Singapore Land Authority employed multiple rapid mapping technologies such as oblique imagery, airborne laser […]

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Delivering Returns on 3D Investment Series – Tilden Coil

This Project Showcase provides an in-depth look at the use of 3D laser scanning by an innovative company based in the heart of Southern California. Tilden-Coil Constructors must compete with both small and large companies in some of the most challenging commercial, industrial, and institutional construction markets. In order to continue to provide the best value to its clients, and continue […]

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Rescue-Scanning in Zanzibar

The tropical island of Zanzibar on Africa’s East Coast, the embodiment of exotic dreams and a reminder of the largely lost world of Indian Ocean trade is still trying to hold onto its history and its Swahili culture. Stone Town, the historical part of Zanzibar’s main city, with its colourful shops and crowded markets, its unique architecture, its narrow lanes […]

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Laser Scanning Technology & The Kuwait Cultural Center: 3d Measurement in Real Time Proves Essential.

The Kuwaiti Cultural Center, currently under construction in Kuwait City, is intended to become the icon for the country and the entire region. It’s composed of 4 separate structures that are all free form in design and cladded in titanium. There is literally nothing like it in the world. The challenge the building envelope contractor, BEMO International, had was to […]

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Leica Geosystems Selects Bentley’s Acute3D Reality Modeling Software to Further Enhance Its Airborne Imaging Solutions

EXTON, Pa. U.S.A. – Oct. 7, 2015 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Leica Geosystems will incorporate Bentley’s Acute3D reality modeling software into its advanced oblique airborne imaging solutions for both unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and piloted aircraft. Leica Geosystems, a leader in geospatial data acquisition and mapping […]

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