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Q&A with Bert Meuleman, GeoSLAM Belgium dealer

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GeoSLAM goes North with new dealer in Iceland

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Autonomous Mapping in Harsh and Hostile Environments

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GeoSLAM Partners with Microsol Resources

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GeoSLAM helps leading media company Zien24 revolutionise their digital workflow

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New partnership for GeoSLAM and NORMET

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Senior Promotion to bolster GeoSLAM growth

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Home renovation made easy with the ZEB Family

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GEO Business and SPAR 3D Expo: A tale of two events

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Getting to know you: Abhishek Bhartiya

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GeoSLAM expands service centre in France with Geomesure

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

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The Dos and Don’ts of Aerial Surveying

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Experience Strongest Ever SLAM with our upgrade campaign

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GeoSLAM responds to the Geospatial Commission

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Attracting and Retaining the Next Generation of Talent

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Global expansion on the horizon for GeoSLAM

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GeoSLAM feature on NatWest Business Hub

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GeoSLAM Welcomes CSIRO Visitors to UK HQ

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GeoSLAM providing inspiration in maths

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GeoSLAM mobile technology features in Science Channel Series in the US

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GeoSLAM launches new ZEB-HORIZON 3D Mobile Scanner

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GeoSLAM Launches Game-Changing Technology in the UK during Digital Construction Week

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Importance of safety berms at dump sites

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KTP Case Study: Predictive Monitoring of Rail Infrastructure

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Scanning through wire mesh with SITEMONITOR LIVE

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PROCESSMONITOR LIVE shotlisted for Tunnelling Award!

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Automated Stockpile Volume Monitoring

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3D Laser Mapping & GeoSLAM Global Merger Announced

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GeoSLAM’s CSR Strategy to Promote Students’ English Skills

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The benefits of measuring Shotcrete during application

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GeoSLAM to Demo Fast, Easy and Versatile 3D Mobile Laser Scanning at 2018 SPAR3D Conference

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GeoSLAM to showcase the Future of Construction at Geo Business 2018

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GeoSLAM take Geoterra to new heights with ContextCapture Solution from Bentley

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GeoSLAM announces distribution agreement with Cansel in Canada

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GeoSLAM and Corporate Social Responsibility

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GeoSLAM Academy Events prove a hit with customers

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Quickly and Safely Mapping our Underground World

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GeoSLAM announces UK distributor agreement with KOREC

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GeoSLAM celebrates 5 years in business with new HQ, record growth

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GeoSLAM Launch Time & Cost Saving 3D Mobile Laser Scanners at Dallas Fall BIM Forum 2017

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GeoSLAM and Bentley Systems join forces to take mobile reality modelling indoors

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GeoSLAM Changing The Economics of 3D Laser Scanning with new product launches at INTERGEO

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Verity – GeoSLAM Collaboration Advances Real-Time Construction Quality Management

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Reducing Scanning Time of Historic Sites from Weeks to Hours

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Record Six Months for GeoSLAM Thanks to Boom in Digital Engineering

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GeoSLAM Unveils Predictions for Engineering’s Digital Future

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

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GeoSLAM Global Network Expands Both East and West

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GeoSLAM to feature in upcoming BBC Show Countryfile

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Making Forest Surveys a Walk in the Park

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GeoSLAM signs up Seiler Instrument for Midwest USA Distribution

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GeoSLAM Expands Far East Operations with New Distributors

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GeoSLAM Announces Real-Time Upgrade For ZEB-REVO

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Danish Distributor Attends Annual Surveying Congress

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GeoSLAM Scores Top Marks at Century Old School

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Rapid Mobile Scanning for As Built Building Surveys

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Taking care to save costs and minimise disruption without compromising accuracy

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The Future of Hazardous Unmanned Mobile Mapping

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GeoSLAM Launches Zeb Cam for Zeb Revo

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GeoSLAM and Blackdog Robotics sign partnership agreement to supply unmanned mobile indoor mapping solutions

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GeoSLAM Zeb Revo Shortlisted for Wichmann Awards

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ZEB1 makes history, mapping Brei Holm for BBC’s ‘Coast’

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OPTRON Appointed as GeoSLAM Dealer for Sub Saharan Africa

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GeoSLAM Announces Global Distribution Agreement for 3D Reshaper & PointCab

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Laser Scanning the Rising Star Cave in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

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Engineering results ten times faster than traditional survey methods

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GeoSLAM Puts Singapore on the Map

“A huge time-saving exercise which would have ordinarily taken up to 40 times longer if using traditional surveying methods.”

Singapore is home to some of the most profitable financial services, manufacturing and oil-refining corporations in the world. But with its accomplishments come some very specific challenges for a city-state which is limited by space but still demanding growth. Determined to future-proof Singapore’s success, the country has embarked on one of the most ambitious digital twinning projects the world has ever seen – creating a dynamic 3D city model and collaborative data platform, including 3D maps of the region.

Titled “Virtual Singapore”, it will be the authoritative 3D digital platform intended for use by the public, private and research sectors. The tool will contain previously-collected and real-time data, allowing users to simulate both present and future scenarios. Virtual Singapore relies on key input datasets from multiple sources to build up a clear, accessible, comprehensive tool to analyse and understand Singapore’s built environment.

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Interactive 3D models of Virtual Singapore

At the initial stage of the project a significant challenge was thrown up. It quickly became clear that aerial imagery would not adequately capture information on ‘void decks’ – open spaces typically found on the ground floor of the city’s apartment blocks. Also, semantic 3D modelling was required which comprises detailed information such as texture and material representation of geometric objects. In the face of fierce competition, GeoSLAM’s ZEB-REVO was selected as the most innovative and efficient scanning solution for these ‘hard to reach’ places.

With a handheld “go-anywhere” ZEB-REVO, field teams could quickly capture a dense and accurate point cloud of an entire void deck, which was then used to model the deck geometry to incorporate into the existing building models. 376 buildings with void decks were scanned using the ZEB-REVO, taking approximately 100 hours – an enormous time-saving exercise which ordinarily would have taken up to 40 times longer using traditional surveying methods.

The ZEB-REVO is often used alongside terrestrial hardware as the products are highly complementary. The data output can be easily combined through geo-referencing or scan-to-scan matching and then used to build complete 3D models. In this instance, the combination delivered highly detailed and rapid results while also significantly minimising costs.

About Virtual Singapore

Singapore’s intricate digital twin is an extensive R&D programme championed by National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore (NRF), the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) and the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech).

Even upon completion, this project will be ever-growing and developing due to the incorporation of static, dynamic and real-time city data. This will be a powerful tool which could revolutionise the way in which we optimise our cities through analysis, decision making and problem-solving processes.

Examples include, identifying the safest route for cyclists to take, or overlaying heat and noise maps for simulation to establish optimum levels of these elements, or using rooftop data to determine which buildings have the most potential for solar energy production.

www.nrf.gov.sg