FARO’s handheld scanner makes a nice addition to tripod-based scanners, but it isn’t perfect.
Author Sam Billingsley Jr.
"Confessions of a Hired Gun" is just that, the true tales spun by a guy who's been in the field, scanning for a living, as long as anyone in the industry. What works and what doesn't work? What does the client want and what should the client want? This is a place where you'll find advice and commiseration if you're in the scanning business, and a place where you can learn about best practices and what to expect from your scanning provider if you're an engineering firm or asset owner/operator.
Even if you’re working with a consultant, there are a few crucial things you need to ask yourself before you pay for 3D tech.
Now that we can 3D print and 3D scan virtually anything we want to, how does that affect our intellectual property?
When you send a field crew out to do work that ruins someone’s vacation, here’s how to prepare them for the fallout.
PointCab is an “incredibly useful and very easy to use” point cloud processing software, says Sam Billingsley, but it’s not without problems…
This past week I was finally able to put PointCab through its paces analyzing point cloud data, and I have to say that the company’s CEO undersold it.
The idea is strikingly simple: make your employees happy. Happy employees make happy customers, which in turn, makes for happy shareholders.
You may have the best data or product in the world, but if you are not delivering it in the format that your clients are using, then they may never see it.
Sam Billingsley of Smart Geometrics recaps SPAR 2016 in Houston–he covers new tech and big changes, and diagnoses where the 3D technology space is going.
To go or not to go? It’s a question I ask every time I see…