Tag Archives: reality capture

Leveraging Point Clouds

Above: This image illustrates the transition from point clouds to modeled deliverables. These non-BIM solids were later used for com-putational fluid dynamics analysis to ensure proper airflow throughout the room. Three ways you can derive value from point clouds past the pre-design phase. By Daniel Chapek Reality capture is a powerful way to digitize the...

Surveying

Above: This bridge in Baltimore took 1 hour and 45 minutes to scan: 550 feet of roadway or 1.5 acres, including all the beams for the underside of the bridge for clearance and engineering design. Reality Capture, Targetless Registration, the End of Dedicated Field Crews As I stood in a courtyard of the Walter Reed National...