“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.
Confessions of a Hired Gun
In Dallas, Sam sees an industry still grappling with litigation, commodification, and whether a shared model is really what everyone wants after all.
Sam Billingsley field tests the Matterport Pro2 for professional scanning and asks–Is it going to replace laser scanners? In-depth review inside.
I’ve been taking a lot of meetings with architects over the past year to talk about scan to BIM services.…
Last week Reuter’s posted a story on an interview with iRobot’s CEO Colin Angle in which Mr. Angle suggested that…
How does the UAV survey compare to the lidar survey? And how can we make the UAV data even better?
When a scanner costs the same as a total station, how do you charge more for scanning than for a survey crew? Get creative.
FARO’s handheld scanner makes a nice addition to tripod-based scanners, but it isn’t perfect.