Point Cloud Engines
These stories explore the software used to manipulate the point clouds gathered by laser scanners. Collecting the data is only half the battle. The next step is utilizing a point cloud engine that will allow you to turn the point clouds into useful models, fly-throughs and fly-bys, animation, or whatever other kind of deliverable the asset owners are looking for.
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Quantum Spatial, Inc. is now North America’s largest geospatial and location-based services company as private equity group Arlington Capital Partners (ACP) has acquired GMR Aerial Surveys, Inc. (dba Photo Science) and Watershed Sciences, Inc. (WSI) and merged them with its portfolio firm, AeroMetric, Inc.
Around the country, state departments of transportation are installing sensors on bridges, in roadways, and on maintenance vehicles to communicate real-time performance and weather data, allowing engineers to be proactive when it comes to problem solving.
As 3D imaging hardware and software continue their march toward mainstream, capturing 3D data to boost ROI in building or bridge construction, mapping assets, and increasing the public's safety with real-time navigation information, the industry's first standards have the potential to accelerate their market acceptance, driving the next evolution of systems.
Two of the nation’s largest geospatial services and aerial mapping firms - AeroMetric, Inc. and Photo Science Inc. - are merging operations into a single entity.
With the acquisition of technology assets from Colorado-based Get The Point, LLC now complete, Autodesk on Wednesday introduced new software for layout at construction sites.
Software development firm OGSystems LLC, has debuted a free lidar mobile app that lets Android users view, manipulate and analyze 3D point cloud data without desktop and server resources.
3D measuring and imaging giant Hexagon AB, reported strong, second quarter demand from customers in the United States, China and South America, boosting net sales to €635 million (US$845 million), up 5 percent, and generating earnings of €99.5 million (US$132.4 million), a 9 percent increase.
The global shipbuilding industry is reeling from the impacts of a sputtering economy and global overcapacity. New orders have virtually dried up and the persistent credit crunch is restricting access to loans, squeezing shipbuilders further.
3D printing manufacturer 3D Systems Corp. said Tuesday it acquired VisPower Technology, Inc.’s TeamPlatformhttps://www.teamplatform.com/ cloud-based software and data management platform for project design, manufacturing, and engineering teams to share files and collaborate on CAD/3D printing projects.
The global 3D laser scanning market is set to expand from an estimated $2.06 billion in 2013 to $4.08 billion by 2018, at an estimated annual growth rate of 14.6 percent, according to market research firm MarketsandMarkets.