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Bentley Systems and Trimble team up for construction modeling

Bentley Systems and Trimble team up for construction modeling

Pooling resources and sharing opportunities to advance construction BIM.

By November 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk acquires Allpoint for 3D LIDAR expertise

Autodesk acquires Allpoint for 3D LIDAR expertise

The founder and key researchers will join Autodesk’s Reality Capture team. The technology they bring has its roots in computer vision and robotics research.

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Redefining production in the age of Digital Reality

Software is transforming every stage of the manufacturing process. Small companies with niche technologies are being gobbled up.

3D laser map shows earthquake zone before and after

3D laser map shows earthquake zone before and after

High-res LIDAR scans reveal previously undiscovered relationships between smaller faults.

By February 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
MIT team invents cheap way to add 3D cameras to cellphones

MIT team invents cheap way to add 3D cameras to cellphones

A one-pixel pulse is tricked into decoding 3D data. Qualcomm is taking a close look.

By January 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Modding the Xbox Kinect to gather 3D streaming data

Modding the Xbox Kinect to gather 3D streaming data

In less than a year after its release, a flood of researchers and tinkerers are finding ways to re-purpose the Kinect that have nothing to do with games. Two UCSD researchers are adapting the inexpensive and popular motion sensor to gather archaeological data. The November 2010 launch of the Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 immediately […]