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TAG: Autodesk

Topcon Solutions Stores partner with Autodesk on North American service

November 25, 2019By

Topcon Positioning Group released a new strategy through its Topcon Solutions Store retail channel. Together with Autodesk, and as an Autodesk Platinum Tier Partner, the Topcon Solutions Stores retail channel plans to expand top-tier service to civil-construction and BIM professionals through acquiring and adopting automation into its workflows. The plan calls for a shift from traditional retail “box moving” sales approach,... read more

Leica Geosystems offers complete imaging solution

June 16, 2017By

Leica Geosystems’ BLK360 is a miniaturized black 3D imaging laser scanner. The BLK360 captures the world with full-color panoramic images overlaid on a high-accuracy point cloud. The one-button Leica BLK360 is easy to use, Leica said. Anyone who can operate an iPad can now capture the world around them with high-resolution 3D panoramic images. The Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner... read more

How to use structure from motion to produce 3D models

December 19, 2016By
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Structure from motion (SfM) is a photogrammetric range imaging technique for estimating three-dimensional structures from two-dimensional image sequences that may be coupled with local motion signals, according to Wikipedia, which I think is reasonably accurate in this case. Simply put, one can snap a series of photographs using the camera in your smartphone, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or other photographic... read more

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Sokkia announces compatibility with Autodesk layout application

September 15, 2016By

Sokkia’s new iX robotic total station series’ is compatible with the Autodesk BIM 360 Layout application. BIM 360 Layout is designed to provide vertical construction contractors the ability to connect the coordinated model to the field layout process — helping to increase job site productivity, while improving the accuracy of staked or installed building components. “We are committed to the... read more

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Topcon DS-200i connects with Autodesk iPad layout app

December 22, 2015By

Topcon Positioning Group’s DS-200i direct-aiming motorized imaging station is now compatible with the new Autodesk BIM 360 Layout app for the Apple iPad. The DS-200i is the second total station solution that Autodesk and Topcon have collaborated on for contractors, following the Topcon LN-100 Layout Navigator. The DS-200i has an electronic distance measurement (EDM) range of up to 1,000 meters... read more

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Autodesk partners with Skycatch on UAV data capture

November 11, 2015By

Autodesk is joining with Skycatch, an aerial data-capture company, to make it easier for designers, engineers, architects, BIM managers, owners and operators to capture and use aerial data. Autodesk is a design and engineering software company for the manufacturing, building, and media and entertainment industries. Autodesk and Skycatch will use high-resolution aerial data collected by Skycatch to transform the way industrial sites are surveyed. A... read more

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Topcon 3D Scanning Increases Integration with Autodesk

June 22, 2015By

As a result of the strategic business relationship with Autodesk, Topcon Positioning Group announces improved workflow compatibility for the GLS-2000 3D laser scanner and ScanMaster software with Autodesk solutions via the latest version of Autodesk ReCap. The GLS-2000 pairs with Topcon ScanMaster software to collect, process, edit and deliver 3D point cloud data from a laser scanner for a variety... read more

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