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Why robots are a step towards always up-to-date spatial data

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The reality capture industry is about to go through another major change, and once again SLAM-based mobile mapping will play a huge role. It took years of research and development to bring accuracy to the level of millimeters and make it a standard “tool in the belt” for industry professionals. While SLAM-based mapping can cut the time and effort to update a building or site’s spatial information by a factor of 10, some of our largest customers have pushed us even further.

AI-Supported Object Detection from Point Clouds

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As 3D scanning technologies for mobile mapping have evolved, their applications have expanded – including the scanning of highways and other horizontal infrastructure. However, each scan of a section of roadway presents an incredible challenge: how to handle the massive amounts of data generated – and how to extract usable, relevant information from them.