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A triumph of laser scanning!

Harriet Brewitt

 Words by: Samuel Duhaussay, Technical Sales Engineer, Geotopo. “Alongside our work in land management, engineering and rail sectors, our teams dedicate time for architecture and heritage projects, working to preserve just some of the 40,000 listed historic monuments in France alone. As a geospatial technology specialist, we are aware of the great significance many of our historical monuments hold. One …

Home renovation made easy with the ZEB Family

Harriet Brewitt

As residential real estate prices continue to climb in many parts of the United States, property owners are increasingly investing in renovations and additions to their existing homes. To meet the demand, architects seek digital as-built documentation of the structures, so they can design the new construction. Many are asking for mobile 3D scanning by name as the technology they …

Scaling the heights with ZEB REVO

“Compared to our first attempts at the manual survey, the ZEB-REVO definitely helped deliver improved quality of data in a shorter period of time” Dating back to the 1940s, the Acaiaca Building was once the tallest skyscraper in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, measuring 130 metres high and comprising 30 floors. Tasked with creating as-built architectural 3D models ahead …

Nottingham Careers Fairs

Harriet Brewitt

As part of our ongoing commutment to nuture talent and work with local students in line with our CSR strategy, GeoSLAM have had a busy month visiting both Nottingham University and Nottingham Trent University to take part in careers fairs. First was the Internships and Placement Fair at the University of Nottingham in their newly refurbished Student Union, the Portland …

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 …