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TAG: 3D

Topcon Positioning Group launches point creation software

January 14, 2021By
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Topcon Positioning Group has released Topcon Point Manager, a point creation software that’s available as a plug-in for Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit users in the U.S. and Canada. According to Topcon, the solution is designed to automate point creation and easily import and export layout files to and from a robotic total station. It’ll also simplify the BIM-to-field process... read more

Golden Software releases updated 3D surface mapping package

January 14, 2021By
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Golden Software has improved visualization and other functionality in the new version of its Surfer gridding, contouring and 3D surface mapping package. Surfer users now have a greater number of options for displaying their scientific data in the new version, the company said. Surfer enables users to model data sets, apply an array of advanced analytics tools and graphically communicate... read more

Cesium adds global layer of 3D buildings

July 22, 2020By
Seattle's Space Needle. (Image: Cesium)

Cesium users now have access to Cesium OSM Buildings, a global base layer of more than 350 million 3D buildings. Cesium OSM Buildings expands the suite of Cesium Global Base Layers including worldwide terrain, aerial imagery and streetmaps already available on Cesium ion. “As digital twins and urban mapping gain momentum in 3D geospatial, we are excited to offer a... read more

SPAR 3D Expo & Conference

May 21, 2019By
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SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, which will take place in collaboration with the AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference, is an international event for 3D technologies focused on 3D sensing, 3D processing and 3D visualization tools. 3D technology is revolutionizing the way work is done in virtually every industry from architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) to civil infrastructure to process,... read more

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Closing the horizontal/vertical BIM divide

April 9, 2019By and
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Written by William Tewelow, GISP and Co-written by Jon Gustafson, GISP Significant focus on infrastructure asset delivery and lifecycle must become a priority so that architects, engineers and construction (AEC) can leverage BIM systems for design, construction and management solutions. Innovations in BIM applied to infrastructure construction projects will enable “smart” solutions. This article explores BIM for infrastructure insights and... read more

Hexagon Geospatial releases Luciad Portfolio update

January 15, 2019By
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Hexagon’s Geospatial Division has released V2018.1 of the Luciad Portfolio. According to the company, V2018.1 focuses on further expanding 3D capabilities and includes additional data formats and standards for users in military and maritime domains. To accomodate organizations’ expanding geospatial data, LuciadFusion added a RESTful API to automate the entire process of data crawling. As a part of the update,... read more

Global Mapper SDK updated for greater geospatial intelligence

December 3, 2018By
An elevation contour image in Global Mapper SDK. (Screenshot: Blue Marble)

Version 20 of the Global Mapper Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available, along with the accompanying Lidar Module SDK. Mirroring the most important capabilities of the desktop version of the software, the powerful developer’s toolkit provides software engineers with the means to embed the latest geospatial technology into their custom applications, according to software maker Blue Marble Geographics. Among the... read more

Datumate offers updated imagery software

November 5, 2018By
Datumate's DatuSurvey 5.5 software offers 2D vectorized measurements and 3D point clouds models. (Screenshot: Datumate)

Datumate, a photogrammetry solution and 3D mapping software developer, has released its updated DatuSurvey 5.5 software, which offers 2D vectorized measurements and 3D point cloud models. According to the company, with the updated software, users can now process thousands of images locally in an accelerated mode while maintaining survey-grade accuracy and professional engineering results. Organizations can also deploy Datumate’s solutions... read more

SimActive updates Correlator3D for mining

September 5, 2018By
According to SimActive, users can now process raw data, produce point clouds and digital surface models, and perform volumetric calculations with the Correlator3D workflow. (Photo: SimActive)

SimActive has updated its Correlator3D end-to-end photogrammetry software to include tools for users to generate precise statistics on mining activities, with improved volumetric calculation. The integrated tools allow users to generate precise statistics on mining activities. The Correlator3D software performs aerial triangulation and produces dense digital surface models, digital terrain models, point clouds, orthomosaics and vectorized 3D features. Applications like mineral... read more

GeoSLAM launches ZEB-REVO RT at fall exhibits

November 1, 2017By

The ZEB-REVO RT is the next generation of the ZEB-REVO, GeoSLAM’s lightweight handheld laser scanner that allows the rapid and simple mapping of complex, indoor and multi-level spaces. The ZEB-REVO RT uses technology to seamlessly connect the scanner to a mobile phone or tablet, allowing for real-time data visualization as you walk and scan. GeoSLAM launched its new offering in... read more

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