LIDAR for as-built documentation of planetarium

Using LIDAR technology for as-built documentation of a planetarium Seiler Instrument’s Planetarium Division has always had to deal with a complex challenge: the precise placement of Projectors within unique Theatre spaces. This objective is complicated by the mere measurement of these as-built spaces that feature sloped floors and domes, as well as the representation and communication of proposed designs to […]

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Introducing SiteScape Pro, LiDAR app for construction

Introducing SiteScape Pro, the 1st iPhone LiDAR app for construction September 15, 2021  Today we’re thrilled to launch SiteScape Pro, the first iOS LiDAR app designed for construction professionals.  SiteScape already allows you to quickly capture high-resolution 3D scans that are accurate to within an inch. Our users have been modeling as-builts and existing conditions and seamlessly exporting their scans […]

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Replay webinar – Construction Cloud and Cintoo Cloud..

Replay last Thursday’s webinar explaining how Autodesk Construction Cloud and Cintoo Cloud interoperate for Scan and BIM or Scan vs. BIM workflows. Find out how key players from the global AEC and Manufacturing industries compare their scanned as-builts to their BIM models to extract information, detect issues and make better decisions. Key Takeaways ·  Learn about the new Autodesk Construction […]

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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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3D Smart Cities with LiDAR

3D Smart Cities with LiDAR Since its emergence more than a decade ago, digital twin technology has developed into a complex and comprehensive technical system that supports the construction of new smart cities. It is also an advanced model for the continuous innovation of smart urban development and a future form of modernization of the combined “virtual and real” world. […]

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GEOSLAM – NEW SOLUTION for CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS TRACKING

GEOSLAM LAUNCHES NEW SOLUTION TO OPTIMISE CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS TRACKING A solution to quickly and easily measure the progress of a construction project has been launched by leading SLAM (simultaneous localisation and mapping) technology company, GeoSLAM. After working closely with the construction industry for almost a decade, and running an extensive pilot with UK construction and property service company, Willmott Dixon, […]

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FARO Acquires HoloBuilder – Expands Digital Twins

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LAKE MARY, FL, June 7, 2021 – FARO® Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: FARO), a global leader of 3D measurement, imaging, and realization solutions for the 3D Metrology, AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction), and Public Safety Analytics markets, today announced the acquisition of HoloBuilder, Inc. HoloBuilder brings to FARO its leading photogrammetry-based 3D platform, which delivers hardware agnostic image capture, registration and viewing […]

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Hitachi Construction Machinery invests in nextgen LiDAR…

Hitachi Construction Machinery invests in nextgen LiDAR sensor company Baraja to advance autonomous mining Baraja has raised A$40 million in a new funding round to accelerate development of its breakthrough Spectrum–Scan™ LiDAR technology. Baraja’s LiDAR sensors are higher performance and more reliable than legacy LiDAR systems, and enable the safe rollout of autonomous vehicles sooner. The latest capital raising was led by Blackbird Ventures […]

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LiDAR and Surveyor Reality Series- New Episodes

Drone LiDAR and Surveyor Reality Series, Down to Earth, Returns with New Construction Episodes Real surveyors. Real work. Really good data. Rome, NY- “Down to Earth,” a surveying reality series that shows how real surveyors collect data and turn it into real deliverables, despite challenging conditions, rugged terrain and hidden dangers, is set to premiere 3 new construction oriented episodes […]

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FARO Introduces BuildIT 2021 Software Suite

FARO® Introduces BuildIT 2021 Software Suite   Simplifies Workflows & Enhances Ease for Manufacturing, Assembly & Construction  LAKE MARY, FL, March 18, 2021 – FARO Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: FARO), a global leader for 3D measurement, imaging and realization solutions, today announced the release of its most advanced BuildIT 2021 software suite, which represents the next evolution of this platform that simplifies workflows, improves performance […]

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BLK2GO and Cromwell Speeds Up Construction

BLK2GO and Cromwell Speeds Up Construction for Patient Care Facilities at UAMS Medical Center This article is authored by Christopher Dollard and originally appeared on the Leica Geosystems “In the Wild” blog.” During the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, construction professionals who work on-site face difficulties with the need to maintain social distancing while performing hands-on work. When those […]

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Hexagon strengthens with the acquisition of OxBlue

Hexagon strengthens capabilities to serve rapidly evolving architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) ecosystem with the acquisition of OxBlue Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, today announced the acquisition of OxBlue, a leader in construction visualisation technology designed to capture the life of a job site, start to finish. OxBlue’s high definition time-lapse photography and live […]

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Leica Survey – Increased Reliance on Laser Scanning In…

Leica Geosystems Survey Points to Increased Reliance on Laser Scanning in 2021 Among Architecture, Engineering and Construction Professionals Community Shares and Ranks Most Widely Used Measurement Tools on Job Sites Heerbrugg, Switzerland – November 17, 2020 – Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, industry leader in measurement technology, recently conducted a survey on social media among architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals. The […]

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Bentley Systems’ Announces Launch of The Cohesive Companies

Bentley Systems’ Acceleration Fund Announces Launch of The Cohesive Companies, Advancing Infrastructure Digital Twins to Improve Asset Performance  Anchored by the Acquisition of Cohesive Solutions, Leading North AmericanIntegrator of IBM’s Maximo  EXTON, Pa. – July 13, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of […]

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Advancing the Scope of Construction Digital Twins

Advancing the Scope of Construction Digital Twins EXTON, Pa. – June 3, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of NoteVault, a San Diego-based provider of voice-based field automation for construction management. The acquisition expands Bentley’s SYNCHRO digital […]

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Free Revit Courses! STEREO Opens Online Training Center

STEREO is pleased to announce the opening of our online training center, which will provide longform video tutorials related to BIM and AEC specific software. To kick things off we have a completely free 30-minute crash course on Revit called Enough to Be Dangerous: Revit for Absolute Beginners that you can enroll in here: https://courses.stereobim.com/courses/revit-absolute-beginners We have had overwhelmingly positive feedback regarding the […]

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XYZ Reality to transform construction with augmented reality

London-based XYZ Reality raises €5.7 million to transform construction with augmented reality XYZ Reality, the UK startup we featured on our list of European startups shaping the future of the construction industry, has today announced the closing of an approximate €5.7 million Series A round, led by Amadeus Capital Partners and Hoxton Ventures, with participation from Adara Ventures and J Coffey […]

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Gexcel announces RECONSTRUCTOR® 4.2 – mining, tunneling…

GEXCEL ANNOUNCES RECONSTRUCTOR® 4.2 – Gexcel is glad to announce the new release of Reconstructor that introduces some very interesting improvements for mining, tunneling, construction, and infrastructure applications thanks to new strategic workflows designed to easily guide customers to final deliverables from the surveying data.Reconstructor 4.2 makes a step forward into the processing of large datasets from various 3D sensors and in […]

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Bentley Systems + Topcon Launch their Digital Construction Works Joint Venture

Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Systems Launch their Digital Construction Works Joint Venture, to Close the Constructioneering Advancement Gap  New global company introduces digital integration services, advancing constructors’ innovative digital workflows SINGAPORE — The Year in Infrastructure Conference, October 21, 2019 — Bentley Systems, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, […]

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RIEGL TO ATTEND AND EXHIBIT AT AREMA 2019!

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The AREMA 2019 exhibition will be taking place September 22-25, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. RIEGL will be exhibiting at Booth 1810 during the conference. Be sure to stop by the booth to meet with our team of RIEGL experts and learn about how our rail LiDAR solutions can best work for you and your business needs.  When you visit our […]

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Pointfuse Laser Scanning Software Transforms Digital Construction Workflows

Pointfuse Laser Scanning Software Transforms Digital Construction Workflows Maidenhead, UK, 14 August 2019 –Pointfuse has released the latest version of its advanced point cloud processing software that converts the millions of individual measurements captured by laser scanning and photogrammetry. Featuring new streamlined classification to ensure maximum efficiency and multicore processing for unlimited conversion power, the new version of Pointfuse is set […]

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Shell Chemicals Project in Pennsylvania Wins Special Recognition Award

Shell Chemicals Project in Pennsylvania Wins Special Recognition Award for Continuous Surveying in Constructioneering Jim Yanosick of Eye-bot Aerial Solutions gave a 20-minute presentation during SPAR 3D 2019 in May titled “Maximize the Use of Drones by Creating a Visual Single Source of Truth Using Reality Modeling” during the Industrial Facilities: 3D Technologies Applied session. During Jim’s presentation he discussed […]

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WEBINAR: USING THE RIGHT DRONES FOR THE RIGHT JOB

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WEBINAR: USING THE RIGHT DRONES FOR THE RIGHT JOB Join Microdrones for their next Wednesday Webinar on April 3, 2019 at 9AM and 6PM EDT and learn how Crafton Tull successfully implemented UAV – based Lidar, condensing their time on site in half and saving over 50% in the process. Crafton Tull is a civil engineering, surveying, architecture, landscape architecture, […]

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