• 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 All too often, however, existing documentation is inaccurate, out of date or missing, and obtaining documentation during construction is time-consuming and complicated.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

  • On-Demand Webinar Highlights Value of Virtual Construction

    An estimated 98 percent of construction projects incur cost overruns and delays, and it’s not uncommon for projects to be as much as 20 months behind schedule. Is there any way to beat these negative trends and keep your projects on time and on budget? Yes – and forward-thinking companies are adopting innovative new approaches …   Read More

  • Video: Reality Capture for Pre-Design As-Builting

    Starting with insufficient documentation on a renovation or retrofit project can lead to “designing in” invisible constructibility issues. Capturing digital as-built measurements before construction starts can completely eliminate these issues, thereby avoiding change orders, rework, and schedule delays. Watch the video to see how laser scanning reality capture provides a solution.   Read More

  • Video: Combining Layout And Flatness Scanning

    Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to perform flatness scanning on the fly during field layout? A scanning total station makes it possible. Watch the video to see how advanced hardware and software add intelligence to construction for more accurate layout, faster flatness analysis and improved elevation mapping.   Read More