Minimum Effective Dose of Accuracy

Day in and day out reality capture solutions seem to be appearing out of thin air with solutions pushing the level of accuracy into tighter tolerances while at the same time a newer breed of less accurate solutions are emerging at considerably less cost. It is easy for professionals in the reality capture industry to become consumed by the chase […]

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Top 3D-scanning Firm Selected for Scottsdale Renovation Project

Eco3d has been selected by Structured Real Estate Partners to provide 2D and 3D deliverables as solutions for an adaptive reuse renovation of a Scottsdale church. The structure, called Meetinghouse at 3080, will be converted into commercial office and retail space, according to a press release. Eco3d is a portfolio company of Ecoark Holdings, Inc. that measures existing topographic, structural, […]

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Comparing Aerial Photogrammetry and 3D Laser Scanning

In the last decade, the evolution in computing power – both in CPUs and GPUs – has allowed the development of photogrammetry software that can turn a set of photos of an object, such as a building, into a 3D model. These software products compete with laser scanners, which are widely used throughout design, construction, and operations of infrastructure assets […]

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What Services Are You Selling?

Test Calling all laser scanning service providers out there!!  Test time!  I need you to answer the following question—and please answer honestly since nobody is going to grade your paper: What are you selling? Naw, I don’t mean the aerial mapping, laser scanning, modeling, BIM, etc.; I am asking a simple question that everyone on your team should be able […]

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