Subsurface Information Modeling Using LiDAR

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Building on SUE, SUM, and BIM to Advance Underground Stewardship. For some reason, utility contractors over the years did not take the time to record subsurface information at the needed level of detail. by Mike Twohig The use of Subsurface Utility Mapping (SUE) dates back to the early 1980s. In 1991, SUE gained an official endorsement from the Federal Highway […]

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NavVis CTO Discusses the VLX Wearable Mapping System

Lidar News had the opportunity to interview Georg Schroth, Co – Founder and NavVis CTO concerning the recently released NavVis VLX wearable mapping system. 1. Please provide a brief bio and overview of your history with NavVis. My name is Georg Schroth, and I’m the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer here at NavVis. We established the company in 2013 to […]

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Mobile Mapping – Tools and Technology Explained

This is the first in of a series of articles from NavVis about mobile mapping for experienced laser scanning professionals looking to make the jump to this new technology. In its short life, the market for 3D as-built documentation technology has seen considerable innovation. Among the myriad new tools to hit this market, nothing has changed the way we capture […]

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Geo Week 2022 Brings Together Geospatial and..

Geo Week 2022 Brings Together Geospatial and Built Worlds In-Person, Exceeds Expectations  Nearly 1,900 professionals gathered in-person; show floor completely sold out Denver, CO, February 16, 2022: Geospatial and built world professionals gathered last week for Geo Week, held February 6-8, 2022 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Geo Week is the coming together of former stand-alone events AEC Next Technology Expo […]

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USIBD to Hold Annual Symposium in Denver on Feb. 6-8

USIBD to Hold Annual Symposium in Denver on Feb. 6-8 The United States Institute of Building Documentation is proud to hold USIBD Symposium 2022, the annual conference highlighting the latest insight and knowledge covering building documentation, in Denver, CO on February 6th, 7th and 8th. Industry professionals have lined up to speak on various subjects, including the following: Design and Construction […]

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Call For Participation: OGC Geotech…

Call For Participation: OGC Geotech Interoperability Experiment The Geotech IE will ensure that geotechnical engineering data can seamlessly move between GIS and BIM environments in support of engineering and infrastructure projects. Contact: info@ogc.org  21 January 2022: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has issued a Call for Participation (CFP) to solicit proposals for the OGC Geotech Interoperability Experiment (IE). Proposal submissions close on […]

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The State of Mobile Mapping 2021 – Survey

The State of Mobile Mapping 2021: You’re invited to take part in a new industry survey Brought to you by NavVis in partnership with Geo Week News, BIM+, Lidar News and GIM International. The laser scanning and surveying industries are undergoing a seismic shift. Mobile mapping technology has radically changed the way we work, reinventing workflows and generating whole new […]

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Thursday Webinar: interoperability for Scan and BIM

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Cintoo and Autodesk showcase interoperability for Scan and BIM workflows  Cintoo is teaming up with Autodesk for its next webinar to demonstrate how global AEC and manufacturing firms are leveraging the interoperability between Cintoo Cloud and Autodesk Construction Cloud to enhance Scan-and-BIM and Scan-versus-BIM workflows.  Anna Lazar, Technology Partner Relationships in the Strategic Partnerships & Alliances division at Autodesk Construction Solutions, will demonstrate the new offering from Autodesk Construction Cloud.   Marco Schuh, CAD/BIM Administrator Engineering from Axalta Coating […]

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Strengthen BIM Workflows for Buttress Architects

Bluesky 3D Building Models Strengthen BIM Workflows for Buttress Architects Leicestershire, UK, 06 May 2021 – Design studio Buttress is using 3D building models from Bluesky to create interactive walkthroughs and Virtual Reality (VR) presentations as part of its Building Information Modelling (BIM) workflow. Created from the most up-to-date and accurate aerial photography, the models are used to provide context, […]

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Cohesive Companies – Acquisition of PCSG

The Cohesive Companies Announces the Acquisition of Professional Construction Strategies Group Ltd. (PCSG)  Will expand digital twin advisory services globally and across infrastructure sectors  EXTON, Pa. – October 19, 2020 – The Cohesive Companies, a digital integrator investment of the Acceleration Fund of Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced its acquisition of Professional Construction Strategies […]

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New Product Announcement: Introducing NavVis VLX

NavVis VLX is a first-of-its-kind wearable mapping system designed for hands-free, all-in-one reality capture, including survey-grade point clouds, in even the most complex environments such as construction sites, staircases and technical rooms May 12th, 2020 – We are very proud to announce the launch of NavVis VLX, a first-of-its-kind wearable mapping system that captures high-quality data in even the most complex […]

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ECM Awarded Top 10 BIM Consulting/Services Company 2020

ECM Awarded Top 10 BIM Consulting/Services Company 2020 By Construction Tech Review Magazine Topsfield, Massachusetts: On May 11, 2020, Construction Tech Review Magazine named ECM – Global Measurement Solutions the winner of “Top 10 BIM Consulting/Services Companies 2020.” The award recognizes companies with customized design, 3D scanning and building information modeling solutions that play a significant role for many construction companies […]

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OGC and buildingSMART International publish discussion paper

OGC and buildingSMART International publish discussion paper on the integration of BIM and GIS New discussion paper aims to coordinate the development of data standards produced by the two leading standards organizations in the fields of Geospatial and Building Information Modeling Contact: info@ogc.org  9 April 2020: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and buildingSMART International (bSI) have released an industry-defining paper as […]

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‘GeoIgnite’ 2020 is a GO! – CANADA’S HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL GEOSPATIAL EVENT

Canada’s highly successful national geospatial event, GEOIGNITE, will be held June 22nd to June 24th, 2020 at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre.  This year’s conference will bring together experts from across Canada and the globe.  Join us as we focus on the new developments around the global digital transformation and the foundational geospatial technologies and data supporting these developments. GeoIgnite 2020 […]

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Bentley Systems – Focus on Infrastructure Engineering for Digital Cities

Bentley Systems Accelerates Focus on Infrastructure Engineering for Digital Cities   Advancing BIM and GIS through 4D Digital Twins SINGAPORE – The Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference – 23 October 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today presented its new digital cities initiatives, applying digital twins for more efficient city and regional […]

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Bentley Systems’ Design Integration Offerings Advance BIM to 4D through Digital Twins

Bentley Systems’ Design Integration Offerings Advance BIM to 4D through Digital Twins “Evergreen” digital twins extend the value of infrastructure engineers’ work, and of Bentley’s open modeling applications and open simulation applications throughout asset lifecycles SINGAPORE – The Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference – 22 October 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, […]

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BIM Processes to Establish New Digital City, Saving Substantial Costs

CCCC Water Transportation Implements BIM Processes to Establish New Digital City  Bentley Software Helps Project Team Create Digital Twin, Saving Substantial Costs BIM Processes Implemented to Deliver Digital City CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. is ranked 91st on the Fortune 500 listing of top companies and is third on the ENR top design firms. The engineering, procurement, and construction […]

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Register Now for USIBD’s 2019 Symposium, in conjunction with BIMForum

Register Now for USIBD’s 2019 Symposium, in conjunction with BIMForum September 16 – 18, 2019 Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis, MO Tustin, CA, August XX, 2019:  The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation is pleased to announce the USIBD’s Annual Symposium in September.  In our third year partnering with BIMForum, we are looking forward to a diverse schedule of informational […]

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FARO Announces Latest Groundbreaking Version of BuildIT Construction

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FARO Announces Latest Groundbreaking Version of BuildIT Construction 2019 with Enhanced Functionality to Improve Transparency for an Informed Construction Lifecycle. The BuildIT Construction Software 2019 version provides new workflows and enhancements for continuous project evaluation for superior accountability in Traceable ConstructionTM. Lake, Mary, February 2019 – FARO (NASDAQ: FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions […]

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