The 2014 Design and Creation Suites include new reality capture software and services designed to more easily incorporate both laser scans and digital photographs of the physical world into the 3D design and engineering process.
Christine Grahl 28 March 2013
The latest updates to Topcon’s MAGNET suite of products include new features plus some disruptive capabilities that bring the cloud down to earth for surveying, engineering and construction applications.
Christine Grahl 10 January 2013
The limitations of GPS are well understood by professionals who rely on the technology. But what if the "holes" in GPS could be plugged? One technology is doing just that and could change the future of positioning and navigation.
Scotty Fletcher 02 January 2013
Utility audits can involve communications, electricity and cable equipment. With 160 million telephone poles in the U.S., that translates into a lot of time, effort and money. What if a mobile GIS solution could streamline the process?
Linda Duffy 18 December 2012
When Aaron Morris, Ph.D., founder and president of Pittsburgh-based Allpoint Systems, launched Scan-time data collection and registration software in April 2012, his goal was to streamline the workflow of laser scanning. This week, Morris is introducing another improvement—one that changes how users interact with the scan data.
Christine Grahl 11 November 2012
Although the cloud has actually existed for quite some time, new iterations are making online file sharing easier and more secure—leading to an increasing demand for services such as Leica Exchange and myWorld.
Christine Grahl 13 June 2012
Graham Dalton, vice president of 3D data capture for AVEVA/LFM, and Matthew Craig, business development manager, share details on the latest product developments from LFM, including the release of LFM Server 4.1 and LFM NetView.