August 1, 2019

High Powered Laser Scanner Can See Around Corners

Through the use of a high powered, non-line-of-sight laser researchers at Stanford University are demonstrating the ability to see around corners. I wonder what the safety […]
May 13, 2019

Equinor To Install Underwater Drone at Asgard Field

Equinor is installing an underwater drone in Norway’s Trondheim Fjord for testing and will soon deploy it for seabed maintenance work at the Asgard field in […]
April 21, 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral

Andrew Tallon, a leader in the study of Gothic architecture began scanning the Notre Dame Cathedral in 2001. Although Professor Tallon has passed, that rich, 3D […]
March 10, 2019

World Magnetic Model Recently Updated Ahead of Time

Magnetic North is not a static position. The World Magnetic Model was recently updated to reflect the fact that the movement of magnetic north has been […]
January 4, 2019

The 3D Laser Scanning Industry – Where Are We?

There is no question that 2018 has seen advancements in many of the 3D laser scanning application areas, including the red hot drone and autonomous vehicle […]
December 27, 2018

Laser scanners and drones capture epic 3D scan of hulking battleship USS Iowa

The main purpose of this multi-firm demonstration was 3D documentation of the USS Iowa’s main battery turret which housed the incredible 16 inch guns, that were […]
December 23, 2018

Piping Layout Consultants Delivers 3D Paper Mill Project

Piping Layout Consultants -PLC details the benefits and best practices of using 3D laser scanning to retrofit a paper mill piping upgrade. The following is from […]
October 19, 2018

Novel Lidar Data Improves Understanding of Tropical Forests

Dr. Kim Calders and his team have just completed 2 months of field work in Australian tropical forests collecting both terrestrial and UAS lidar data to […]
October 16, 2018

Bentley Systems is going digital

Going Digital is Theme of Bentley’s YII 2018 Conference Posted on October 15, 2018 by lidar As only Greg Bentley can do, he kicked off the YII 2018 conference […]
October 2, 2018

Endress & Hauser ProlinePromass

Proline Promass A for lowest flow rates Lightweight single-tube Coriolis flowmeter with highest accuracy In many applications within the process, food and life sciences industries, the […]
September 25, 2018

Intraoral Laser Scanning in Tijuana, Mexico

Dentists in Tijuana, Mexico are using the most advanced dental equipment, including intraoral laser scanning to provide less expensive dental care. Facility in Tijuana, Mexico Just […]
September 19, 2018

Evaluating the Accuracy of a 3D Printed Part Against the CAD Model

Overview This article shows how to gauge the performance of a 3D printer by evaluating its 3D printed part. 3D scanning technology empowers us to capture accurate […]
September 12, 2018

Frank Lloyd Wright – His Vision of the World in 3D

The personal story of Frank Lloyd Wright is a complex one, but for many of us there is no disputing the genius of this architect. Inside […]
September 7, 2018

Underground Infrastructure Mapping with GPR

Geoff Zeiss, Principal at Between the Poles has provided an in-depth look at the state-of-the-art in underground infrastructure mapping. Sensors and Software Towed Array The vision […]
September 3, 2018

3D printed light receptors hold promise in development of bionic eyes

Light receptors have been 3D printed on a hemispherical surface for the first time, an advance that could eventually lead to so-called bionic eyes that restore […]
September 3, 2018

White Light Scanning for Turbine Blades

Today’s challenges in the turbine industry to meet the ever growing requirement to manufacture parts faster, on schedule, and at reduced costs, have made it apparent […]
September 3, 2018

3D Laser Scanning the World’s Population

Size North America has a mission of 3D laser scanning the North American population. Getting the correct size clothing can be a real challenge for some […]
August 17, 2018

Calculating Tree Volumes

It’s difficult to use a video to explain 3D point cloud workflows, but this one from the UK does an excellent job with visually demonstrating how […]
August 17, 2018

Mobile Data Made Easy

Unlocking the information value of mobile scan and image data for everyone in a large organization like a transportation agency is the goal of the Leica GeoSystems Pegasus:WebViewer. The […]
August 5, 2018

7 TIPS FOR BEGINNER 3D MODELERS

Every killer 3D modeler has taken the same demanding path to get to the pedestal of 3D design. What might seem overwhelming for some, can seem […]