After a decade of working in events and experiential marketing and consistently coming up against incorrect venue plans and technical drawings, Dave Johnstone knew there must be an easier way. On discovering the Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner, Johnstone immediately saw how accurate digital reality capture could be a game changer for his industry. He bought the device and set up a company - Beings Digital - off the back of its capabilities.
The Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 app for the iPad Pro is a new, streamlined way to produce on-site point cloud registrations with the BLK360.
Andy Fontana is the Leica Geosystems technical specialist for the BLK360 compact laser scanner, known for his helpful how-to videos and insights on the BLK360 on YouTube. We asked Andy about using the BLK360 with the Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 app, how it works, and what some of his favorite features are.
Laser scanning technologies have improved the way measurements are taken and allows businesses to build, upgrade, and create new services derived from their capabilities.
New technology is one of the driving forces behind industry progress, but limited access and availability can often stand in the way of that technology reaching its full potential and capacity for real change. For this reason, democratizing exclusive technology and its deliverables has become a way for businesses to lead their fields and have meaningful impact, transforming the way entire industries operate.
On Monday, April 22, THE 100%—a “first experience of its kind” VR narrative—premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Winner of this year’s Tribeca X Award in VR, the film features the story of Maggie Kudirka, a young ballerina with the Joffrey Concert Group, whose career was derailed due to cancer.
Tight deadlines and quick turnarounds are common hurdles for the vast majority of surveying projects and frequently pose a threat to the quality of deliverable assets.
On Monday, media across the globe focused on the Notre-Dame cathedral fire in Paris. An iconic piece of Gothic architecture and a source of national pride and identity for France, the losses sustained by the fire are incomprehensible.
We started shipping BLK360s to customers a few months ago and the results we are seeing are incredible. Take a look below to see some of the initial scans and to hear the feedback from the field.
The point cloud was overlaid on a .tif image of a plumbing plan in CAD. I located 3 plumbing errors and was able to modify before slab was poured for a $1,500 savings.
-- Pete Lyness, Maxwell Construction