Safe as houses

“We chose the ZEB-REVO over other terrestrial scanners because of the speed and volume of data acquisition”   California-based Precision Property Measurements (PPM) were tasked with surveying a vast private house in order to generate accurate as-built construction drawings for renovation. The unique challenge was that the 20,000 sq. ft Santa Barbara residence was occupied at the time, requiring the …

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 …

Taking care to save costs and minimise disruption without compromising accuracy

Harriet Brewitt

Today’s surveyor needs to quickly and accurately capture, manage and utilise 3D spatial information – often in environments where there is very limited time on site. Omega Geomatics, a land surveying practice in the UK, took on one such task when they produced 2D floor plans for a nursing home, while the site was occupied 24/7. Paramount was ensuring minimum …