Laser Scanning Accuracy

Harriet Brewitt

One common source of confusion when looking at scanner specification sheets is scanner accuracy. The terms accuracy, precision, repeatability, and noise are often referred to as accuracy and different scanner manufacturers or mobile mapping suppliers can often use these terms to mean different things. Read our Laser Scanning Jargon Blog for more information on technical terms.   Accuracy describes the closeness of a measured value to a standard …

Laser Scanning Jargon

Harriet Brewitt

Laser scanning technology may sound complicated but sometimes it’s just about knowing the right terminology. This quick guide can help you to understand more about 3D laser scanners and how they work. Click the letters to see the terms alphabetically. If you think we’re missing any words, please drop us a line!    Accuracy: This can be described as the …