• Reality Capture on a Challenging Construction Site

    What’s the fastest and easiest way to document a changing and challenging construction site with multiple floors and tight spaces? Walking the site with a backpack mapping system offers a solution. This video shows a three-story building that was fully mapped and georeferenced in 25 minutes using a Leica Pegasus:Backpack. The data was processed in …   Read More

  • BLK360 Imaging Laser Scanner Earns Accolades from CES Innovation Awards

    January 4, 2017 – The Leica BLK360 Imaging Laser Scanner  was selected as a CES 2017 Best of Innovation Honoree by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The world’s smallest imaging laser scanner, the BLK360 shoots 360-degree...

  • On Demand Webinar: What You Should Know About 3D Reality Capture

    With the latest hardware and software innovations, 3D reality capture is more accessible than ever before. Simple data collection methods, automated registration capabilities, intuitive deliverable creation software and versatile sharing tools are increasing the demand for point clouds in applications ranging from construction and surveying to public safety. But the latest developments are also raising …   Read More

  • Video: Reality Capture for Construction Validation

    3D laser scanning is becoming mandatory for an efficient BIM workflow. With the latest hardware and software innovations, scanning workflows can be intuitive and accessible, or comprehensive and feature-rich. Recent software developments provide automated deviation detection and remarkable loading and processing speeds, as well as complete interoperability with popular CAD platforms. Scanning provides valuable insights …   Read More

  • How Backpack Mapping Transforms BIM Documentation

    As every building construction professional knows, having accurate and timely documentation is key to ensuring that projects are completed on time and on budget. All too often, however, existing documentation is inaccurate, out of date or missing, and obtaining documentation during construction is time-consuming and complicated. This situation leads to guesswork and, ultimately, rework. Reality …   Read More

  • Video: How Artform Innovates Architecture

    Exceptional surfaces, stunning sunscreens, and fascinating fascias – Artform creates products that transform how buildings feel and function. Through innovation in digital layout processes, the company is able to achieve impressive accuracy while raising the bar on architectural design. Go behind the scenes in this interview with Josh Livingston, Todd Graham and Alek Buriak to learn …   Read More

  • Video: How WeWork Reinvents Real Estate with Reality Capture

    WeWork is already the largest private tenant in Manhattan, with over 2.7 million square feet of space – and it’s growing rapidly. The WeWork Reality Capture team supports the build out and renovation of spaces through high-accuracy laser scanning and spherical photography. Watch this interview with Senior Reality Capture Specialist Thad Wester to discover how …   Read More

  • New Drone Partnership Expected to Advance Decision-Making in Construction

    October 12, 2016 – DJI, the world’s leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and Leica Geosystems, global leader of measurement and reality capture technology, together with Aibotix, have announced a strategic partnership that will drive UAV adoption in the surveying and construction industries.   Read More