Skanska Speeds BIM Workflows with Pointfuse Processed As-Built Laser Models

Maidenhead, UK, 31 July 2018 – Pointfuse point cloud software is helping Skanska Building undertake complex clash detection during the early stages of construction of a new landmark building in London. Part of the GBP 127 million 80 Fenchurch Street development, Skanska Building used Pointfuse to process laser scanned data to create an ‘as built’ 3D model of surrounding buildings […]

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Pointfuse Unlocks ‘As Built’ Data for BIM with Autodesk Integration

Maidenhead, UK, 31 May 2018 – Pointfuse, a software provider that converts laser scan data – known as point clouds – into 3D models, has announced its integration with Autodesk’s BIM 360 project delivery platform, the first single project platform connecting design through construction. Pointfuse has pioneered new techniques to rapidly process vast point cloud datasets into intelligent and easy […]

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Raising the Roof

Turner Construction Utilize GeoSLAM’s ZEB-REVO for Hard-to-Reach Ceiling Void Surveys When Turner Construction needed to carry out a revamp and extension of their Atlanta office, they took the unique opportunity to test-drive some revolutionary technology. Traditional laser scanning technologies are great for certain applications, but for hard-to-reach, overhead or ‘feature dense’ spaces, a new type of solution was called for. […]

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Competing to Reimagine the Eiffel Tower Grand Site

At the event held in Paris’ City Hall, Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of the City of Paris, in charge of urban planning, architecture, Grand Paris projects, economic development and attractiveness, and Jean-François Martins, Deputy Mayor of Paris, in charge of all questions relating to sport, tourism, Olympic and Paralympic Games, also revealed the four teams that have been selected to […]

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Utilizing Mobile Technology to Bring a Century-old School to Life

Transforming an ageing school building in the renowned Jazz District of Kansas City to a community arts centre required the utilization of the most up-to-date surveying technology.   The Attucks building, originally designed and built in 1905 has undergone several redevelopments over the years. When the time came for the complete refurbishment of the building, one Kansas-based survey firm opted […]

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Comprehensive 3D Digital Design on a China Hydropower Project Saves USD 300 Million

Using Bentley BIM Technology Delivered Project 10 Months Ahead of Schedule   A BIM Initiative With hydropower at the forefront of China’s current aggressive targets to establish green energy consumption, Longkaikou Hydropower Co. Ltd. of China Huaneng Group commissioned the development of the Longkaikou Hydropower Station in China’s Yunnan Province. The sixth power station located along the Jinsha River, the […]

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GeoSlam to Host Talk on Embracing Future at BIM Show

PRESS RELEASE  22 FEBRUARY 2018  GEOSLAM TO HOST TALK ON EMBRACING THE FUTURE AT BIM SHOW LIVE   Leading 3D mobile mapping technology specialist, GeoSLAM, is set to share its insights on the advancement of mobile mapping technology in an interactive discussion at this year’s BIM Show Live. In a special talk entitled, “Embrace the Future, Map On the Move – and […]

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Reality Modeling Drives Efficient Design, Management of Anderson Road Quarry

Bentley’s Integrated Solution Enables 4D Construction Process Accommodating a Soaring Population Growth To support the surge in economic development and population, Hong Kong has invested in numerous large-scale infrastructure works and new building structures. For more than 50 years, Anderson Road Quarry supplied aggregate, asphalt, stone, and concrete for construction programs in Hong Kong. Now a vacated site, Hong Kong’s […]

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GeoSLAM to Demo Time & Cost Saving 3D Scanners for Construction Applications at 2018 AGC Convention

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, U.K., 20 February 2018 – GeoSLAM will demonstrate how its ZEB-REVO RT handheld laser scanner can be used to slash the time and cost required for complex indoor 3D mapping on construction sites at the 2018 Association of General Contractors of America (AGC) Convention. The conference and exhibition will be held February 26-28 in New Orleans. In addition to […]

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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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PrecisionPoint Hires 3D Scanning Industry Veteran…

IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PrecisionPoint Hires 3D Scanning Industry Veteran to Expand Line of 3D Reality Capture Services   CARMEL, Indiana, 25 October 2016 – PrecisionPoint Inc., a provider of 3D reality capture and BIM Modeling solutions, is pleased to announce the hiring of Pete Abraham, an expert in 3D laser scanning and 3D modeling technologies. With a background in terrestrial, […]

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The Latest in Laser Scanning Technology: Making BIM Projects Faster and Smoother Than Ever Before

Reality capture is no longer the future of 3D conceptual modeling – it’s the present. This is good news for beginners and experts alike in the conceptual modeling, building, and renovation sphere, as 3D imaging technology is now more user-friendly and accessible than ever before. Reality capture allows you to create 3D models of real-world objects that you can edit, […]

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Including Measurement Uncertainty in a BIM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be defined as the generation and management of digital models of large structures, such as buildings and other infrastructures, throughout their sometimes decades-long lifecycle. Lidar has become a popular tool to document changes in the geometry of a structure during its lifecycle. For large structures many scans (lidar depth maps) must be combined to achieve […]

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Crombie Success Story

Reliable Data for Planning and Design Planning and executing the redevelopment of a large retail and commercial building site is a challenging and lengthy process. A lack of current and trustworthy as-built documentation intensifies this challenge. SDMM’s 3D laser and building information modelling (BIM) delivers reliable data on existing building conditions that forms the basis for design and is an […]

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