Scanning through wire mesh with SITEMONITOR LIVE

Harriet Brewitt

Wire mesh has been used as ground support in mining since the 1950’s to protect the mine and its workers. Steel meshes are often deployed in open cast mines to provide dynamic surface support and to act as an immediate preventative measure for rockfalls and small landslides.  The mesh may consist of welded wire or expanded or woven (chain link) …

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 …

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 …