Trimble Dimensions 2018 showcased a company at the cutting edge of mixed-reality technology for 3D users. Sam was pleasantly surprised.
Author Sam Billingsley
"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.
I spent this past week in Las Vegas at the 2018 Commercial UAV Expo. Even…
Your experience with the BLK360 will depend heavily on which app you use to control the device–and what kind of scanners you’re used to.
Sam goes deep on his experiences using the BLK360.
Tools for rendering point-cloud animations to show off your work or communicate with clients have gone dormant over the past decade. Are meshes making point clouds obsolete?
I spent a couple of days last week at the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association…
Trimble’s solution includes a point cloud cloud tool that makes life easier for people who look at reality capture pros as the source of their problems.
Placing a perfectly designed 3D model in reality for a construction team should be a piece of cake. So, why are so many of us reluctant to do it? Liability.
Of all the lessons I learned in high school, none has stuck with me more…
In Dallas, Sam sees an industry still grappling with litigation, commodification, and whether a shared model is really what everyone wants after all.