Safe, fast data capture with ZEB-REVO on waste management project

Harriet Brewitt

UK GeoSLAM Dealers KOREC have recently worked with waste management specialists Enviroflow to produce an imaginative and effective data capture solution. Combining multiple technologies, including the ZEB-REVO, Enviroflow managed a motorway drainage survey quickly and safely. The M6 motorway is a key corridor in the Strategic Road Network (SRN) and the North West section is one of its busiest stretches. …

Branching out with mobile mapping

Harriet Brewitt

ZEB-HORIZON “High quality forestry data captured eight times faster than traditional methods”  47% of Croatia’s total land area is covered by forest, an area of approximately 25,000km2. Management of these vast valuable assets is a key industry in Croatia and across its central European neighbours. As well as managing the biodiversity and sustainability of the forests, it is important for …

KTP Case Study: Predictive Monitoring of Rail Infrastructure

Harriet Brewitt

3D Laser Mapping Ltd, now part of GeoSLAM, specialises in the development of automated 3D monitoring systems and 3D mobile mapping systems. The company’s objective was to design and develop an advanced mobile infrastructure scanning system for geotechnical applications. Maintaining safe operation of railway networks is paramount for railway authorities. Railway operation safety relies on the conditions of the rail …

Maynooth University and ROBIN: The Sky’s the Limit

Harriet Brewitt

Founded by the Universities Act of 1997, Maynooth University is the youngest and fastest growing university in Ireland. Amongst their many feats, they are also the latest customers to acquire a ROBIN Mobile Mapping System! ROBIN will be helping students and academics in their well-established computer science department conduct research into future developments like self-driving cars and computer applications. ROBIN …

Continued success for Central Alliance and ROBIN

Harriet Brewitt

Central Alliance surveying streets for Sheffield City Council Since its launch in 2016, ROBIN has offered its users unrivalled flexibility and performance. Pre-construction services firm Central Alliance were the first adopters of this technology and they continue to reap the benefits. Milen Charov, Principal Land Surveyor for Central Alliance says “we use ROBIN because it gives us ultimate flexibility. ROBIN …

Mobile Mapping Helps Australia’s North Group

Harriet Brewitt

Leading geospatial technology supplier, 3D Laser Mapping, has helped surveying specialist, NorthGroup Consulting, streamline a highway upgrade in Australia. To help plan restoration works, multi-platform mapping system, ROBIN, was used to survey a 15km section of the Bruce Highway on the east coast of Queensland. The data captured provided a highly accurate 3D model of the entire road’s features and …

Quickly and Safely Mapping our Underground World

Harriet Brewitt

Creating highly-accurate underground maps for the mining and natural resource sector is one of the most demanding forms of surveying. Most mine environments are hazardous, and mining professionals need to work in tight, enclosed spaces, which are uneven and difficult to access. GPS coverage is, of course, non-existent. One firm embracing these challenges is Beck Engineering, an Australian mining engineering …

Reducing Scanning Time of Historic Sites from Weeks to Hours

Harriet Brewitt

48 hours to scan three historic sites in Israel – ambitious or impossible? Jamie Quartermaine from Oxford Archaeology, equipped with a handheld 3D mapping device from GeoSLAM, was determined to find out. Jamie’s first stop was the Schneller Building in Jerusalem. In its 160 year history it has been used as an orphanage, barracks and ammunition arsenal. Just last year, …

University Challenge: To Deliver Rapid 3D Results in Half the Time

Harriet Brewitt

Midland Survey are experts in surveying complex and difficult to access spaces where there is limited or no GPS, but Oriel College with its labyrinthine network of historic buildings brought a particular set of challenges. Oriel College, part of the prestigious University of Oxford in the UK, is nearly 700 years old, with around 200 rooms across five storeys, including …

Making Forest Surveys a Walk in the Park

Harriet Brewitt

Monitoring and understanding our environment has never been more important as the threat of climate change looms and governments step up to better manage their greenhouse gas emissions. Tom Potter, a doctoral researcher at the University of Leicester, UK, set out to further develop a technique to estimate biomass and carbon more efficiently using state-of-the-art, mobile LiDAR sensors across multiple, …