New Partnership Advances Immersive 3D Visualizations for AEC

A new partnership between Leica Geosystems and Matterport gives AEC professionals a fast, simple solution for creating, modifying, distributing, and navigating immersive 3D and digital images. The partnership integrates the new Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner with Matterport’s cloud-based platform, as well as Multivista’s construction progress documentation services. SPAR 3D explores the details of this exciting new development.  Continue reading…

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 less than two hours, with no targets or registration needed. Where will these capabilities take the construction industry, and what applications do you envision for this technology? Watch the video and share your comments.

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