NavVis partners with PrecisionPoint to bring the American indoors online

Will Hirschfeld3D Laser Scanning Services, Mobile Indoor Mapping Services, PrecisionPoint News

Mobile Indoor Mapping

  13 October 2017 – NavVis, the global leader in indoor mapping, visualization, and navigation, announces a new partnership with PrecisionPoint, a leading reality capture solutions provider in the USA. PrecisionPoint is now an official NavVis technology service provider offering NavVis indoor reality capture solutions to its business customers in the United States. PrecisionPoint, based in Carmel, Indiana, has been leading the way in capturing existing condition documentation since 2009. PrecisionPoint has wide and varied … Read More

Using Laser Scanning to Document Mechanical Spaces

Will Hirschfeld3D MEP Laser Scanning Services, 3D Scan-to-BIM Services, Point Clouds, Video

Documentation of complex spaces Precision Point recently scanned a mechanical space to capture existing conditions, prior to the removal of 2 boilers. The point cloud was used in Autodesk Revit to design around critical mechanical, electrical, and plumbing runs. Details: The space was scanned with a FARO X330 from 11 scan positions, the scan data was registered with FARO Scene. If you have any questions about laser scanning, point clouds, or anything related to reality … Read More

Tech Tip Video You Can’t Live Without: Making Smarter Point Clouds

Mark HannaTechie Tips

If you want smarter point clouds, just ask us. We’ll make them for you in ReCap. We have developed a workflow to add extra intelligence to your point clouds that will make them easier and faster to manipulate in your BIM applications. In ReCap, we can isolate structural, architectural and MEP features in the point cloud and assign them to specific regions or layers, such as walls, floors, or pipes. When you bring the point cloud … Read More

Featured Project: 50,000 Square Feet Scanned in 90 Minutes with Indoor Mobile Mapping Technology

Mark HannaMobile Indoor Mapping Services, PrecisionPoint News

Add Indoor Mobile Mapping to our list of enhanced service offerings. For those not yet familiar with this new technology, it employs a suite of cameras and laser scanners mounted on a trolley that can be rolled across a floor to quickly capture a 360-degree point cloud of an interior space. An onboard computer merges the color imagery and scan data to create a photo-realistic 3D point cloud model in real time. “We captured a 50,000-square-foot … Read More

Please Welcome Will Hirschfeld to the PrecisionPoint Team!

Mark Hanna3D Modeling Services, 3D Scan-to-BIM Services, 3D Surveying Services, PrecisionPoint News, UAS/Drone-based Services

Will Hirschfeld is PrecisionPoint’s new UAS Pilot/3D Solutions Specialist. He comes to us from Beck’s Hybrid, a specialty seed company, where he became an expert on all things UAS and received his FAA Part 107 Certification. That means Will has been cleared to operate small UAVs up to 55 pounds, including our new DJI Inspire 2. “The Inspire 2 is a great platform that stays stable even in the wind to capture really crisp imagery,” … Read More

33 Expert Tips, Tactics & Best Practices for Your Laser Scan, As-Built BIM Project Success

Mark Hanna3D Laser Scanning Services, Industry News

7 Laser scanning project bidding and planning best practices. 8 On-site/data collection tactics for optimal laser scanning data capture. 16 Data processing/modeling tips for efficiently converting point clouds to BIMs. 2 General tips, ideas, best practices, and lessons learned from industry leading laser scanning service providers. Plus Audio Streams with Interviews and Commentary From the Experts!