Category Archives: BIM

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 07/16/2021

Esri Releases New Predictive 2050 Global Land Cover Map Esri Awards GIS Users for Innovations Velodyne Lidar Partners with NVIDIA Metropolis for Infrastructure Solutions Zoom75 & Zoom 95 – The New GeoMax Robotic Total Stations Lidar Helps Reveal Radiation Hot Spots at Chernobyl GIS-Pro 2021: October 3-6, 2021 Setting the Record Straight: The RETAIN Act...

Creative Uses of 3D Modeling

The 3D data collected with laser scanners and digital cameras can be used to create digital and physical 3D models that have myriad applications—from marketing a new building to routing first responders in an emergency.

Working in the TBM access trench, a team uses a total station and handheld controller for automated measurement and data analysis.

Grand Surveying in Grand Paris

Advanced solutions for tunneling and monitoring keep Europe’s largest transportation expansion project on track All photos taken prior to introduction of COVID-19 distancing guidelines Paris is grand—and getting much grander. One of the most visited—and loved—cities in the world, The City of Light began the Grand Paris initiative in 2007 with the goal of keeping...

Point cloud processing in EdgeWise database with extracted elements from the point cloud database overlaid to the point cloud. Lower left: Point cloud processing into EdgeWise database with extracted elements from the point cloud database only.

The Scan-to-BIM Process: Capture and Extraction

AECOM professionals adopt an integrated approach to best leverage the most current digital technology tools. With many aspects of the nation’s infrastructure reaching the end of its as-designed life, and with the purchasing power of construction dollars continuing to be stretched, developing systematic processes for determining the most cost-effective infrastructure investment strategy is critical. “Scan-to-BIM”...