Enhancing emergency planning using risk assessment tools like mobile LiDAR
Modern day tools for risk assessment reports provide industries with the means to cost efficiently identify potential hazards, protect assets, and ensure safety to employees and the public. Incorporating mobile LiDAR into the risk assessment process is beneficial for timesaving, improves data visualisation and facilitates informed decision-making.
The Advantages of LiDAR for calculating energy efficiency ratings
The need for energy efficiency plays a key part in reaching climate change goals. Globally, countries are seeking to reduce emissions and offer renewable, sustainable energy resources. As most rely on non-renewables as a primary source of energy, it’s important to adopt ways to be energy efficient, with what is currently accessible.
Smarter construction: Benefits of Handheld SLAM Mapping
Monitoring construction progress comes with many challenges and we’d like to help you solve them with SLAM mapping. Watch this webinar to learn how to track the progress of small and large construction projects using mobile LiDAR and automated analytics.
How do you colourise a point cloud?
With ever-increasing research and development in the technology, the advances in both scanning hardware and processing software are improving the detail, scale and use of point cloud data. One of these improvements is colourisation. Adding colour has plenty of benefits when viewing and analysing point cloud data.
What is LiDAR Surveying?
What is LiDAR Surveying? Everything you need to know LiDAR surveying is a fast and effective way to capture 3D data. Using laser pulses to calculate distances, capture precise measurements and measure ranges is growing in popularity. This simple way to collect data is accurate, quick, and flexible. Find out more about LiDAR mapping, and… Read More »What is LiDAR Surveying?
The Big SLAM Tour of Europe
The Big SLAM Tour of Europe Follow our journey From April to July 2022 we’re travelling the length and breadth of Europe on our Big SLAM Tour of Europe. From the UK, all the way across to Poland, down to Turkey and across to Morocco – and a lot of places in the middle. We’ll… Read More »The Big SLAM Tour of Europe
Scanning behind a dropped ceiling using mobile LiDAR
Surveying buildings is difficult and accessing hard to reach areas, like dropped ceiling or raised floors, without disrupting business can be seemingly impossible. In this blog we’ll discuss how SLAM and LiDAR technology has made scanning behind dropped ceilings a simple process.
Using GeoSLAM technology to improve Mine Productivity
This webinar focuses on Mining Applications and how SLAM technology can be used to quickly and effectively map the existing mining operations. Showcasing the workflow from capturing the data using the ZEB Horizon 3D laser scanner to generate a georeferenced point cloud in GeoSLAM Connect and ultimately getting to the final deliverable.
Where in the World is LiDAR Being Used? Top 6 Uses from 2021
With increasing awareness of LiDAR technology, its applications are becoming more diverse. From helping to prevent natural disasters to mapping historic caves and restoring architectural wonders, our ZEB laser scanners have been involved in a range of interesting projects over the past 12 months.
Referencing using Control Points
Referencing using control points What are control points? Control points are points within a given area that have known coordinates. They are a key tool in the geospatial industry and can be utilised in a variety of ways, including georeferencing point clouds and aligning aerial images to terrestrial data. By using control points, surveyors are… Read More »Referencing using Control Points
Popular Nottingham bar as you’ve never seen it before
Popular Nottingham bar as you’ve never seen it before A historic chapel, recognised today as popular bar, Pitcher & Piano, in Nottingham’s bustling High Pavement, has been digitally scanned by Ruddington-based tech firm, GeoSLAM. Built in 1876, and formerly used as a place of worship for Unitarians until 1982, the Church has seen much activity… Read More »Popular Nottingham bar as you’ve never seen it before
What is Geospatial Technology
What is Geospatial Technology? A collective term for modern tools that map and analyse the earth and most things on it, geospatial technology is making huge advances. These technologies help us to understand spaces, monitor changes and patterns in landscapes, cities and even societies. So, what is geospatial technology? What Does Geospatial Mean? To understand… Read More »What is Geospatial Technology
How Can We Use Laser Scanning For Historic Preservation?
How can we use laser scanning for historic preservation? Laser scanning plays a major role in the work of many industries, but perhaps one of the most exciting is heritage preservation. With hundreds of organisations around the world dedicated to preserving historic sites, buildings and objects, people are always looking out for new opportunities or… Read More »How Can We Use Laser Scanning For Historic Preservation?
Transitioning through an environment using a mobile laser scanner
Being able to seamlessly transition through an environment plays a large part in mobile 3D laser mapping. Whether that’s traversing from outside to inside, room to room, above ground to underground or through a difficult area such as forests or woods.
Increasing Productivity in Architecture with Mobile Mapping
In this webinar see how US Architecture company SLA are using GeoSLAM technology to increase their productivity. SLA wants to stay on the cutting edge of technology, and were using some of the traditional tools like laser distance measures and phone photography, their goal was to improve on accuracy.
Why is Geospatial Information so Important?
Why is Geospatial Information so Important? Geospatial technology like LiDAR scanners can help us with geospatial data collection. But it’s what we can do with this geospatial data that is phenomenally powerful. The data collected about the earth’s surface and the objects on it can help with much more than just geographic mapping. So what… Read More »Why is Geospatial Information so Important?
INTERGEO 2021 Round-up Hannover, Germany It was great to back in Germany for INTERGEO 2021 after a fully digital event last year, and though our presence was slightly smaller than previous years, we’ve enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with some familiar faces and meet new people. In addition, we launched a number of exciting… Read More »INTERGEO 2021
What is LiDAR data
What is LiDAR data What is LiDAR Data & How is it Used? LiDAR systems use light pulses to collect information about landscapes, the earth’s surface, buildings and more. The information gathered by this method is collectively known as LiDAR data. It can be used for analysis, to create three-dimensional models, digital twins of buildings… Read More »What is LiDAR data
GeoSLAM Growth in the US
GeoSLAM Growth in the US GeoSLAM is delighted to announce the growth of distribution in the US as we welcome two new dealers onboard – Benchmark Tool & Supply and RJM Precision Instruments. Graham Hunter, CEO of GeoSLAM said: It’s exciting to see GeoSLAM continuing to grow global distribution – Benchmark and RJM are welcome additions to our established US network and offer the opportunity for more localized support. We look forward to working with both… Read More »GeoSLAM Growth in the US
The Big SLAM Tour of the UK
The Big SLAM Tour of the UK Follow our journey Between the 5th and 14th July we’re travelling the length and breadth of the UK, from The Kelpies in Scotland, all the way down to Southampton, we’ll be mapping some of our favourite landmarks across the British Isles. We’re also joined by UK dealer Survey… Read More »The Big SLAM Tour of the UK
Mapping the Future – The Now or Never pod with Willmott Dixon
GeoSLAM were invited by Willmott Dixon to be involved with the beginning of this process, by scanning the existing used timber units provided by Carter Accommodation. Using the ZEB Revo RT, Willmott Dixon were able to capture data of all 4 cabins, in 4 minutes, registering over 8 million number of points.
Chartered land surveryors, GeoTerra were invited by the BCRA (British Cave Research Association) to scan the cavern, so they could gain a better understanding of the geological formation. Using GeoSLAMs ZEB Horizon, GeoTerra’s goal was to map both areas accessible to the public and the narrow spaces just big enough to crawl through – a system of caves measuring 300metres long and 50metres wide.
Laser scanning with Pointknown CEO Jim Foster
Jim Foster has worked in the surveying industry for over 18 years, building a well-respected company with high profile clients from all over the United States. Originally the owner of a product design company, Jim saw the opportunity to begin a new adventure in the world of surveying and has never looked back.
New UK Dealer Announcement
Survey Max, founded in 2013 by David Price, are well known for their experience in the survey market and hands on approach to giving their customers the best experience. With over 30 years of experience in the surveying and construction market, David Price is well-known and well-respected in the laser scanning industry.
Scanning Shotcrete in Mining
Scanning Shotcrete in Mining Improving quality assurance & quality control whilst reducing costs The history of shotcrete Since its conception in the early 1900s, shotcrete application has developed to become one of the most critical ground supporting techniques for underground excavations. The technology has evolved from manual nozzle handling to computer guided, hydraulically controlled boom-mounted… Read More »Scanning Shotcrete in Mining
Laser Scanning in Southern California
SLAM scanning is becoming more commonplace in the surveying industry due to the ease of use, accuracy, and versatility of the handheld devices. As the technology continues to grow, so do the benefits of handheld scanning compared to traditional means of capturing the measurements of a building. Documenting large spaces is now as simple as walking around the property to capture a pointcloud, saving both time and money for surveyors and their clients.
Case Study – New Range Gold
Mapping a gold mine with the ZEB Horizon Industry Mining Scan time 15 minutesper scan Location Nevada,USA Size 5 miles ofmine tunnels Scanned PamlicoRidge Words by Robert Carrington | Newrange Gold The state of Nevada is currently the fifth largest gold producer in the world. First discovered in 1849 by prospectors on their way to… Read More »Case Study – New Range Gold
Case Study – Midland Survey
Midland Survey uses GeoSLAM to scan nearly 200 rooms at Oxford University Industry Surveying Scan time 30 mins perscan Location Oxford, UK Size 12,000 sq/m Scanned University Words by David Johnson | Midland Survey “Midland Survey are experts in surveying complex and difficult to access spaces where there is limited or no GPS, but Oriel… Read More »Case Study – Midland Survey
Case Study – Minnesota Manholes
Minnesota Manholes – Scanning Safely and Quickly in Confined, Hazardous Spaces Industry CivilEngineering Location Minnesota,USA Size 4,500manholes Scanned Sewer pipenetwork Public works and energy utilities are continually looking for new ways to protect the safety of their personnel in the field. With the help of the GeoSLAM ZEB Revo mobile laser scanner and the specially… Read More »Case Study – Minnesota Manholes
LIFA Surveyors Collecting Accurate Measurements
Accurately Measuring a waterfront apartment Block Location Vejle, Denmark Scan time 30 Minutes Size 58,000 sq. ft Scanned ApartmentBlock Industry Surveying The Importance of Accurate Measurements in Construction In Denmark, inaccurate data of floor space in residential or office buildings can have legal implications. Therefore, building contractors must provide accurate measurements for the built floor… Read More »LIFA Surveyors Collecting Accurate Measurements
Case Study – IOWA Department of Transport
Iowa Department of Transport uses SLAM to create 3D models of salt stockpiles Industry Mining Scan time 10 mins perscan Location Iowa,USA Size 109stockpiles Scanned Saltstockpiles Words by Tina Greensfield | Iowa DOT At Iowa State DOT (Department of Transport) it is our job to make sure over 24,000 miles of road remains clear and… Read More »Case Study – IOWA Department of Transport
Case Study – Kidd Mine Glencore
Glencore uses GeoSLAM to assess risk in underground base metal mine Industry Mining Scan time 15 mins perscan Location Savannah,Georgia Scanned Base metalmine Kidd Mine, Glencore | Natural resource company When creating underground mapping for mines, mining engineers are often faced with having to work in hazardous and rugged environments, in difficult-to-access spaces and without… Read More »Case Study – Kidd Mine Glencore
Case Study – Geotopo Arch de Triomphe
Laser scanning in the busy environment of Arc de Triomphe Industry Conservation Scan time 10 minutes Location Paris,France Size 50m tall Scanned Arc deTriomphe Geotopo | Words by Samuel Duhaussay 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… Read More »Case Study – Geotopo Arch de Triomphe
Case Study – Geocentar
ZEB Horizon used to Capture data on Croatia’s forest to understand biomass Industry Conservation Scan time 9 minutes Location Čakovec,Croatia Size 1km inlength Scanned Forest Geocentar | Words by Luka Zalovic “47% of Croatia’s total land area is covered by forest, an area of approximately 25,000km2 . Management of these vast valuable assets is a… Read More »Case Study – Geocentar
Case Study – CEP David Pierrot property remodel
Property remodeling with the ZEB Horizon Location Théoule-Sur-Mer, France Scanned French Villa &surrounding area Size Approx. 8000Sq/M Scan time 10-15 minutes per scan Industry Surveying CEP David Pierrot | Surveying company As mobile laser scanning becomes faster, more cost effective and accurate, surveying companies are finding them to be one of the most efficient tools… Read More »Case Study – CEP David Pierrot property remodel
Case Study – Entropy
Creating floorplans to cut incident response times Industry Security Time Responsetime reducedby 21% Location California,USA Size 98,200institutions Scanned Schools acrossthe USA Entropy Group | Words Robert W. Myers J.D. Active shooter incidents are a growing concern in the United States, with death tolls, most predominantly in schools, rapidly rising and law enforcement resources stretched beyond… Read More »Case Study – Entropy
Case Study – COWI
COWI embraces mobile mapping technology to measure buildings Industry Engineering Scan time 6 months Location Various,Denmark Size 400buildings Scanned Municipalbuildings COWI | Words by Morten Thoft Digital technology is changing the way we design, construct and maintain our infrastructure. With the built environment ever more complex, traditional 2D data is not up to the task.… Read More »Case Study – COWI
Case Study – Choate Construction
Choate Construction utilizes GeoSLAM to create floorplans for hurricane damaged properties Industry Construction Scan time 7 mins perscan Location Savannah,Georgia Size 111,000 sq ft Scanned Apartmentbuildings Choate Construction | Construction company 2017’s Hurricane Irma was the most powerful storm to hit the continental United States since Katrina in 2005. Besides the high human cost (almost… Read More »Case Study – Choate Construction
Case Study – Builders By Design
Builders By Design introduce GeoSLAM into their workflow to reduce survey times Location London, UK Scan time 6 – 8 scans per day Scanned ResidentialProperties Industry AEC Builders by Design | Words by Nick Philips Established in 2001, Builders by Design Ltd are a multi-disciplinary design and construction company based in London. Their expertise and… Read More »Case Study – Builders By Design
Case Study – Billund Airport
Surveying Without the Baggage Industry FacilitiesManagement Scan time 10 minutes Location Billund,Denmark Size 5400m2 Scanned Airportluggage facility Words by Nikolaj Miller | LIFA Surveyors “Billund Airport (BLL) in central Denmark is the second largest airport in the country, processing over 3 million travellers a year. Quite a few of the arriving tourists head to the… Read More »Case Study – Billund Airport
Case Study – BHC Rhodes
Creating a digital twin to transform an aging school Industry CivilEngineering Scan time 4.5 hours Location Kansas City,USA Size 42,592 sq/ft Scanned School BHC Rhodes | Engineering company Transforming an aging school in the Jazz District of Kansas City to a community arts centre required the power of today’s real-time technology. The Attucks building, built… Read More »Case Study – BHC Rhodes
Case Study – Historic England
Historic England map out damaged Ramsgate tunnels for redevelopment Location Ramsgate,UK Scan time 10 mins perscan Size 1km inlength Scanned Undergroundtunnel Industry Conservation ZEB Horizon I Mapping underground WWI tunnels There is no doubt that historical projects hold great significance for a location’s cultural heritage and its people. This is the fundamental concept that Historic… Read More »Case Study – Historic England
Case Study – Beck Engineering
Beck Engineering uses GeoSLAM for creating accurate underground maps for mining Industry Mining Scan time 10-15 minutes Location Perth,Australia Beck Engineering | Words by Evan Jones “Beck Engineering is an Australian mining engineering consultancy specialising in mining and rock mechanics analysis. Creating highly-accurate underground maps for the mining and natural resource sector is one of… Read More »Case Study – Beck Engineering
Case Study – Australian National University
Mapping Trees on the Move Industry Conservation Scan time 10-15 minutes Location Canberra,Australia Size 180 squaremetre plot Scanned National Park Australian National University Placed first in Australia and 20th in the world, Australian National University (ANU) is a research institution with its main campus in Canberra, the country’s capital. The university’s research priorities typically reflect… Read More »Case Study – Australian National University
Floorplans – How real Estate Companies are Embracing Digital Technology
From Analogue to Digital How real estate companies are embracing digital technology The Real Estate sector is on the move With ever accelerating technological advances year on year, businesses across all sectors cannot afford to become complacent. We only have to think of companies who have failed to innovate and have been left behind as… Read More »Floorplans – How real Estate Companies are Embracing Digital Technology
Powering the future of SLAM
As the adoption of SLAM rockets, and new applications for mobile data capture are discovered each day the value of SLAM is being proven across businesses of all shapes and sizes. GeoSLAM technology continues to break barriers and the ever-increasing profile of SLAM users grows each day.
Quick fire questions with one of GeoSLAM’s Senior Applications Engineers
Happy International Women’s Day! We sat down (figuratively speaking) with one of our incredible Senior Application Engineers, Ivona Hubova, to discuss her amazing work with GeoSLAM, who she is inspired by and some additional fun questions. So grab a tea, sit back and enjoy learning all about just one of our amazing team here at GeoSLAM! How did you come to work for GeoSLAM? I remember there… Read More »Quick fire questions with one of GeoSLAM’s Senior Applications Engineers
Embracing Digital Technology in Construction
Embracing Digital Technology in Construction Why firms need to double down Getting the full value of digital in construction – why it’s so hard. Innovation in construction gets a bad rap. Which feels somewhat unfair, after all, it is a ‘bricks and mortar’ industry, heavily reliant on equipment, machinery and a ‘hands-on’ workforce. The industry… Read More »Embracing Digital Technology in Construction
What is LiDAR and how does it work? LiDAR sensors are an essential component in GeoSLAM’s mobile mapping solutions. Together with our SLAM algorithm, these two technologies are responsible for producing 3D pictures or “point clouds” of the environment. LiDAR technology has been around since the 1960’s when laser scanners were mounted to planes. This… Read More »LiDAR
What is SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping)? The SLAM revolution Everything you need to know about the ground-breaking technology. For anyone interested in mapping the world around them, SLAM has been a complete game-changer. But what exactly is this technology, how does it work and what’s the right SLAM for you? What is SLAM? SLAM stands for simultaneous localization and mapping (sometimes called… Read More »SLAM
Q&A with Gabriel: Getting the inside scoop on Christ the Redeemer.
Gabriel de Praxedes, our Latin America channel manager, undertook the project of a lifetime when he scanned the Christ the Redeemer monument in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. We sat down with Gabriel and talked through the project from its inception, right through to bringing one of the ‘Seven New Wonders of the World’ to life… Read More »Q&A with Gabriel: Getting the inside scoop on Christ the Redeemer.
Christ the Redeemer, as you’ve never seen it before.
Standing proudly atop Corcovado Mountain and overlooking the beautiful city of Rio De Janeiro for almost 90 years – Christ the Redeemer is an iconic manmade structure and one of the new seven wonders of the world. Revealed to the world on October 12th 1931, the statue has become one of Brazil’s largest tourist attractions, and… Read More »Christ the Redeemer, as you’ve never seen it before.
GeoSLAM welcomes CartoCanada to the dealer network.
GeoSLAM is excited to announce the addition of CartoCanada to our worldwide dealer network. CartoCanada is a leading provider of fixed wing drones with offices in Alberta and Ontario, Canada. Through their leading sales and support team, they have extensive experience providing solutions to mining and drone customers across Canada. With the addition of GeoSLAM’s industry leading… Read More »GeoSLAM welcomes CartoCanada to the dealer network.
GeoSLAM 2020 Roundup.
This year we launched some amazing new products, delivered the ‘Adjust to Control’ feature in GeoSLAM Hub and scanned incredible places along the way – here are just a few of our favourite moments from 2020. Launch of the Data Viewer Start as you mean to go on… and we started 2020 with a bang,… Read More »GeoSLAM 2020 Roundup.
The ZEB Horizon unearths a city lost to jungle.
When Visualskies needed to find a way to unearth ancient cities now covered in thick jungle, they chose the ZEB Horizon because of it’s adaptability and the option to mount it to a drone, which was key for this project. Visualskies are a UK based company that focuses on aerial technology to provide surveying and photographic services for… Read More »The ZEB Horizon unearths a city lost to jungle.
Q&A with Allan Hosking of GeoSLAM dealer Survey Solutions
In this Q&A we speak to Allan Hosking, Director at Survey Solutions over in Tauranga, New Zealand. Allan has over 30 years experience in the survey and spatial industry and has worked all over the world. Here we learn how GeoSLAM is helping his customers overcome challenges in a range of industries and applications and… Read More »Q&A with Allan Hosking of GeoSLAM dealer Survey Solutions
GeoSLAM takes a stroll down mystery lane
Revealing the fascination of a unique historic treasure A famous historic Californian landmark, The Winchester Mystery House was once the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the widow of firearm magnate, William Wirt Winchester. The mansion’s name derives from the claim that it is haunted by the ghosts of those killed with the Winchester rifles… Read More »GeoSLAM takes a stroll down mystery lane
Q&A with Osvaldo Neira of GeoSLAM Dealer GEOCOM
Osvaldo Neira is a Mining Applications Engineer at GEOCOM, a GeoSLAM dealer based in Santiago, Chile. In this Q&A, we explore how GeoSLAM products can be used for underground projects. Osvaldo Neira Could you tell us a little bit about GEOCOM and its background? GEOCOM is a Chilean company that has over 30 years experience… Read More »Q&A with Osvaldo Neira of GeoSLAM Dealer GEOCOM
Laying high speed internet cables with GeoSLAM
Laying high speed internet cables with GeoSLAM with UTB and A1 Telekom The demand for greater internet bandwidth, faster connections and with more people working from home, there has been a rise in the number of fibre-optic cable installations globally. Mobile mapping technology can help these projects become more efficient, connecting greater numbers of people… Read More »Laying high speed internet cables with GeoSLAM
ZEB Horizon vs GPS for conducting a stockpile survey and volumetric calculation
Words by Guy Kantorowich, British Gypsum. Background: Stockpile surveys are the ‘bread and butter’ of many surveyors, with regular surveys required from an accounting standpoint. Depending on the material being surveyed, how accurate the survey needs to be, and how the stockpile has been constructed the survey can be quite laborious and time consuming. Also… Read More »ZEB Horizon vs GPS for conducting a stockpile survey and volumetric calculation
New UK partnership with drone specialists Heliguy
GeoSLAM has partnered with Drone specialist HELIGUY.com™ to provide professionals with sophisticated aerial mapping solutions. Drones have become a crucial tool for collecting accurate survey data quickly and safely. The partnership between GeoSLAM’s UAV ready ZEB Horizon and HELIGUY.com™’s industry-leading hardware supply and support will empower drone mapping missions, benefiting industries such as surveying, architecture,… Read More »New UK partnership with drone specialists Heliguy
Handheld SLAM for everyone with the ZEB Go
Mobile SLAM lets you create a digital map of a space as you move through it. GeoSLAMs own CT SLAM is renowned for being the smartest algorithm with the most simple to use hardware – and now it’s available to even more people with the launch of the ZEB Go, from €26,500. The ZEB Go… Read More »Handheld SLAM for everyone with the ZEB Go
Hello to Hub 6.1
GeoSLAM Connect is now our primary point cloud processing software. Hub was GeoSLAM’s primary processing platform up until September 2021 when Connect was launched. We recommended using Connect for all of the new features such as: Filtering tools including outlier removal, surface noise reduction and removal of unwanted points SLAM environmental pre-sets Stop and Go… Read More »Hello to Hub 6.1
GeoSLAM’s Big tour of Canada
GeoSLAM’s Big tour of Canada Channel Manager for Canada, Matt Teppler (based out of Calgary, Alberta) decided to combine entertaining his family with the chance to capture some fun ZEB Horizon scans by taking a trip to some famous landmarks in Alberta, on GeoSLAM’s Big Tour of Canada. First stop – Drumheller, Alberta for the… Read More »GeoSLAM’s Big tour of Canada
ZEB Horizon helps Bat Conservation International
Bat Conservation International work around the world to conserve different species of bats and their habitats through conservation, education, and research. Based in Austin, Texas and founded in 1982 the organisation is supported by members in 60 countries. Part of BCI’s work involves conducting assessments of abandoned mines which bats and other wildlife usually inhabit.… Read More »ZEB Horizon helps Bat Conservation International
Q&A with Harvey Wright, of GeoSLAM dealer Seiler Design Solutions
Harvey Wright is sales manager at Seiler Design Solutions, a GeoSLAM dealer based in the US Midwest. In this Q&A, we explore how GeoSLAM products are helping the American architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sectors, the origins of Seiler, and what could be the next big thing in surveying. Can you tell us about Seiler… Read More »Q&A with Harvey Wright, of GeoSLAM dealer Seiler Design Solutions
Mapping trees in Singapore
Known as the Garden City, Singapore’s 5.6 million residents share their streets and parks with over 2 million trees of which 2,000 of these are native to the city. GeoSLAM dealers GPS Lands were contacted by Singapore’s arborist team who were embarking on a project to map and document all the city’s trees. Prior to… Read More »Mapping trees in Singapore
GeoSLAM strikes gold in Chinese mine
World population is growing faster than at any time in history, and as the global standard of living increases, so does the demand for metal and mineral consumption. This puts tremendous pressure on mining organisations not only to sustain their output but to find ways to further increase production and profitability in a highly competitive… Read More »GeoSLAM strikes gold in Chinese mine
ZEB Horizon hits the road
ZEB Horizon Vehicle mount – available now! The ZEB Horizon can be as flexible as you need it to be. Whether you use the device as a handheld LiDAR sensor or mount it to a pole, cradle, backpack, there really are no limits to the Horizon’s scanning capabilities. On top of the existing range of… Read More »ZEB Horizon hits the road
Discovering New Zealand’s Underground Heritage
The underground world has always captured our imagination and stories abound about secret tunnels and mysterious caves and caverns. Yet for surveyors, mapping them is a different story and is not without its challenges. There are so many obstacles to contend with, including little or no natural light, unpredictable footing, clogging dust, dripping water and… Read More »Discovering New Zealand’s Underground Heritage
Getting to know you: Gabriel de Barros Praxedes
In the series of profiles on the team here at GeoSLAM, Gabriel de Barros Praxedes, Channel Manager for Central and South America shares his thoughts on technology, his passion for travel and martial arts. Why did you want to work for GeoSLAM? Working for an innovative technology company at the forefront of the geospatial industry… Read More »Getting to know you: Gabriel de Barros Praxedes
Mapping Trees on the Move
How GeoSLAM’s mobile technology collates forest resource information for Australian National University Placed first in Australia and 20th in the world, Australian National University (ANU) is a research institution with its main campus in Canberra, the country’s capital. The university’s research priorities typically reflect the challenges facing the world today. One such project is to… Read More »Mapping Trees on the Move
Invading a 19th century fortress with GeoSLAM
Mapping historic sites can prove challenging for surveyors mainly due to lack of up-to-date and accurate floor plans and elevation drawings, and often having to work in places without the help of GPS coverage or natural light. Uneven floors and narrow stairways and tunnels can often impact on the time allocated to complete a survey.… Read More »Invading a 19th century fortress with GeoSLAM
GeoSLAM celebrates record sales with Chinese dealer Scanner (Beijing) Science and Technology
We’ve seen almost every country go into some sort of lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic, which has had a huge impact on businesses globally. In this blog we talk about Chinese dealer, Scanner (Beijing) Science and Technology and their continued commitment to providing GeoSLAM solutions to their customers during this period. Graham Hunter, founder and… Read More »GeoSLAM celebrates record sales with Chinese dealer Scanner (Beijing) Science and Technology
Scanning the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon National Park is a 1,901.972 sq mile square park in the state of Arizona. Most famous for its eponymous gorge, the park is also home to several major ecosystems and serves as an important ecological refuge for protected plant and animal species. The semi-arid landscape of the Grand Canyon National park consists… Read More »Scanning the Grand Canyon
Urban mapping opportunities with UK Government
Last week the UK Government announced a £2 billion package to encourage alternative travel such as walking or cycling. As a result, the reallocation of existing road layouts is under scrutiny from local authorities to make them more accessible by pedestrians, cyclists and even users of electric scooters following successful trials. The GeoSLAM team are… Read More »Urban mapping opportunities with UK Government
Q&A with Robert Vargo, of GeoSLAM dealer Keystone Precision Solutions
In this blog, Robert Vargo, Northeast Mobile Imaging and GIS Consultant at Keystone Precision Solutions, shares his thoughts on the partnership between GeoSLAM, the technology’s impact on an ‘unlimited’ list of sectors, and Keystone’s plans for the future. What business do you work for and what is its background? At Keystone, we help our customers… Read More »Q&A with Robert Vargo, of GeoSLAM dealer Keystone Precision Solutions
Streamlining Building Projects With SLAM
This article first appeared on https://csengineermag.com/. With greater pressure on engineers to deliver innovative building designs more efficiently, new digital technology can be hugely beneficial in keeping costs to a minimum. The U.S. engineering and construction sector enjoyed a robust year in 2019 as the country benefited from some of the slowest increases in construction… Read More »Streamlining Building Projects With SLAM
Using ZEB Horizon to produce engineering ready models
Using the ZEB Horizon to produce engineering ready models By exporting GeoSLAM data to different third party software, you can take your pointcloud to new places. In this blog we take a look at GeoSLAM data being used produce high resolution 3D models. These accurate engineering ready models, or “reality meshes”, are produced with Bentley… Read More »Using ZEB Horizon to produce engineering ready models
After the Storm – Mobile mapping after a Hurricane
“This would have taken over 75 hours of scanner time alone with a static scanner, with the ZEB-REVO we were able to accomplish this in only 2 days” 2017’s Hurricane Irma was the most powerful storm to hit the continental United States since Katrina in 2005. Besides the high human cost (almost 100 lives lost… Read More »After the Storm – Mobile mapping after a Hurricane
Scanning Safely and Quickly in Confined, Hazardous Spaces
Public works and energy utilities are continually looking for new ways to protect the safety of their personnel in the field. With the help of the GeoSLAM ZEB Revo mobile laser scanner and the specially designed GeoSLAM Cradle, the cramped and hazardous spaces in manholes can now be captured in 3D without putting field workers… Read More »Scanning Safely and Quickly in Confined, Hazardous Spaces
GeoSLAM goes wild wild West
Between tours and filming, Old Tucson Studios is a dynamic environment that couldn’t shut down to accommodate our University of Arizona 3D scanning team. With the equivalent of four city blocks and dozens of building exteriors and interiors to scan, we had to move fast. The team relied on the ZEB Horizon mobile scanner equipped… Read More »GeoSLAM goes wild wild West
Tips and tricks – ZEB Cam
Taylor Handschuh is a LiDAR and 3D scanning expert known in Tucson, Arizona, as The Map Lady. An independent consultant and GeoSLAM representative who has worked on numerous 3D modelling projects in Arizona, including the Old Tucson Studios VR/AR project, Taylor has become an expert at capturing mobile scan data with the GeoSLAM ZEB Horizon.… Read More »Tips and tricks – ZEB Cam
GeoSLAM comes up tops in world’s deepest mine
When creating underground mapping for mines, mining engineers are often faced with having to work in hazardous and rugged environments, in difficult-to-access spaces and without GPS coverage. In order to address these challenges, mining companies are continuously searching for ways to plan efficient site operations, streamline tunnelling processes and optimise production and personnel safety. Kidd… Read More »GeoSLAM comes up tops in world’s deepest mine
GeoSLAM helps engineering company Aurecon streamline decommissioning project
All over the world, countries are looking to nuclear and hydro renewables, not only to provide their electricity needs but to meet climate goals. This is resulting in the decommissioning of coal-fossil power plants that no longer have a role to play in our fast-changing world. However, proper planning is essential as demolition can be… Read More »GeoSLAM helps engineering company Aurecon streamline decommissioning project
Growth in Colombia – New Dealer
GeoSLAM is delighted to announce Datum Ingeniería SAS as a new partnership for Colombia. Located in BOGOTÁ, Datum have been providing the latest geospatial technology in Colombia for 16 years. Javier Salgado Naranjo, General Manager from Datum Ingeniería SAS said; “we have partnered with GeoSLAM in order to be representative of their technology in our… Read More »Growth in Colombia – New Dealer
Cool runnings: the ZEB Horizon goes skiing
GeoSLAM friend and mapping expert Taylor Handschuh mapped a ski run in Colorado with a ZEB Horizon recently. Raw, unfiltered and unedited, this scan was captured in one run with the Horizon excelling in this challenging outdoor environment. Our CT SLAM algorithm relies on feature recognition to build a pointcloud (read more about that here),… Read More »Cool runnings: the ZEB Horizon goes skiing
Q&A with Mario Miranda, GeoSLAM Ecuador and Peru dealer
At October’s Intergeo Conference in Stuttgart, we took some time out to chat to a few of our dealers about the event, GeoSLAM technology and the future of the geospatial industry. In this blog, Mario Miranda, from Cotecmi of Ecuador, shares his thoughts on Intergeo 2019, UAVs and how advances in geospatial tech is helping… Read More »Q&A with Mario Miranda, GeoSLAM Ecuador and Peru dealer
Connected Construction: Shaping a Digital Future
Despite forecasts revealing that growth in the construction sector will rise by a staggering 70 percent across the world by 2025, it’s fair to say that compared to other industry sectors, the construction and engineering industry has been slower to embrace digital technology. With only a few AEC companies using digital as a tool to… Read More »Connected Construction: Shaping a Digital Future
Hitting the High Notes: ZEB Horizon scans the Sydney Opera House in ten minutes
At a height of 65m and an area of 18,000m2, one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks covers an impressive amount of ground. Situated on the edge of Sydney Harbour with the eponymous bridge a short distance away, the performing arts centre is visited by over eight million people annually. Producing a digital twin of a… Read More »Hitting the High Notes: ZEB Horizon scans the Sydney Opera House in ten minutes
Q&A with: Denmark dealer, Bjarne Fredheim, Pro-maling
We took some time out to chat to our dealer in Denmark about GeoSLAM technology and the future of the geospatial industry. In this blog, Bjarne Fredheim owner of Pro-Maaling, shares his thoughts on the popularity of surveying in Denmark, the possibilities of GeoSLAM tech and his experience in the sector. What is your business… Read More »Q&A with: Denmark dealer, Bjarne Fredheim, Pro-maling
Discover what happened at Intergeo 2019
Last week we attended the Intergeo Conference in Stuttgart, Germany, for the sixth time. Throughout the three-day event, we found the latest industry innovations, met with customers new and old, and most importantly, unveiled a brand new product of our own. In this blog, Shelley Copsey, GeoSLAM CEO, discusses some of the themes of this… Read More »Discover what happened at Intergeo 2019
Q&A with Bert Meuleman, GeoSLAM Belgium dealer
During this year’s Intergeo Conference in Stuttgart, we took some time out to chat to a few of our dealers about the event, GeoSLAM technology, and the future of the geospatial industry. In this blog, Bert Meuleman, dealer and manager at Moseg Technologies in Belgium, shares his thoughts. How long have you worked with GeoSLAM… Read More »Q&A with Bert Meuleman, GeoSLAM Belgium dealer
The ZEB Discovery is launched
Today we announced our latest innovation for rapid urban mapping – the ZEB Discovery. Officially unveiled at this year’s INTERGEO conference in Stuttgart, the ZEB Discovery signifies a new era in data capture and integration of a point cloud with high resolution imagery. The ZEB Discovery is capable of rapidly capturing intricate data with the… Read More »The ZEB Discovery is launched
GeoSLAM goes North with new dealer in Iceland
GeoSLAM are pleased to announce a new dealer partnership with Icelandic company ÍSMAR. Founded in 1982, ÍSMAR provides measuring solutions and services across a wide range of industries including construction, civil engineering and surveying. Channel Manager for Europe, Tomas Blaha has been working closely with ÍSMAR and says “we are very happy to sign this… Read More »GeoSLAM goes North with new dealer in Iceland
Autonomous Mapping in Harsh and Hostile Environments
The modern industrialised world might be thought complacent of taking the reliable services that support daily life for granted – power, water, waste-disposal. More so if the beneficiaries of those services half guessed at what is involved in maintaining and operating the infrastructure that underpins them. “The demand for up to date, accurate 3D… Read More »Autonomous Mapping in Harsh and Hostile Environments
GeoSLAM Partners with Microsol Resources
GeoSLAM have partnered with Microsol Resources Corporation – a recognized leader in building information modelling (BIM) technology solutions, as well as a leading Autodesk Platinum Partner serving the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industries. “We are delighted to partner with GeoSLAM to offer a truly unique tool that will be essential for many of… Read More »GeoSLAM Partners with Microsol Resources
Getting to know you: Cheryl Smith
In this series of profiles on the team here at GeoSLAM, Cheryl Smith discusses her role as software engineer. Following her role in the development of a portable foetal heart monitor as part of a university medical electronics research group and 19 years working in aerospace, Cheryl shares her thoughts on her career with GeoSLAM… Read More »Getting to know you: Cheryl Smith
GeoSLAM helps leading media company Zien24 revolutionise their digital workflow
The real estate market is fast-moving and highly competitive. Estate agents are reliant on customer relationships based on trust and reliability. They realise the importance of providing accurate measurements and specifications of the properties they are advertising as any miscalculations can not only invalidate a sale but can damage their reputation. This is particularly pertinent… Read More »GeoSLAM helps leading media company Zien24 revolutionise their digital workflow
New partnership for GeoSLAM and NORMET
GeoSLAM is pleased to announce a new partnership with the leading underground equipment manufacturer, Normet. The companies have joined efforts to develop technology and solutions for mining and tunnelling customers to enhance safety, efficiency and quality of sprayed concrete solutions. Process Monitor Live, which uses advanced LiDAR technology, offers real time guidance on the thickness… Read More »New partnership for GeoSLAM and NORMET
A triumph of laser scanning!
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… Read More »A triumph of laser scanning!
Senior Promotion to bolster GeoSLAM growth
The future is bright at GeoSLAM; we’re pleased to announce the promotion of Neil Slatcher to Chief Product Officer. Neil brings with him over ten years’ experience in the geospatial technology sector, having worked at GeoSLAM’s sister company 3D Laser Mapping prior to its merger in 2018, where he headed up the research and development… Read More »Senior Promotion to bolster GeoSLAM growth
Home renovation made easy with the ZEB Family
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… Read More »Home renovation made easy with the ZEB Family
Getting to know you: Abhishek Bhartiya
In our second staff profile on the team here at GeoSLAM, Abhishek Bhartiya, discusses his role as software engineer and his passion for technology, as well as settling into UK life after moving halfway around the world to join us. We’re very pleased he’s here, so read on to find out a little more about his… Read More »Getting to know you: Abhishek Bhartiya
The light at the end of the tunnel
Words by Jon Bedford, Senior Geospatial Imaging Analyst, Historic England “Many historical projects hold great significance to a location’s cultural heritage, and indeed, its people. For our team at Historic England, this is the fundamental concept to our work in order to conserve pieces of our country’s history. That much was evident with our latest… Read More »The light at the end of the tunnel
GeoSLAM expands service centre in France with Geomesure
We’ve teamed up with one of our French dealers, Geomesure, to launch the first GeoSLAM Service Centre. A trusted dealer for several years, Geomesure are now able to offer GeoSLAM customers repairs, spares and hardware services via their facility in Saint Jean de Védas, on the outskirts of Montpellier. Commenting on the launch, Steve Wiltshire, Strategic Supply… Read More »GeoSLAM expands service centre in France with Geomesure
Getting to know you: Dana Perțea
Welcome to the first in a series of profiles on the team here at GeoSLAM, where we recognise and celebrate our fabulous members of staff. In our first edition Dana Perțea, discusses her role as client engagement manager. Following her studies at the Transilvania University of Brașov, Dana discusses how her love for puzzles and jigsaws… Read More »Getting to know you: Dana Perțea
A host of new features for Hub!
User experience is at the heart of the new Hub 5.2, making it easier than ever to work with your geospatial data. Universal compatibility brings the latest features for owners of any of the ZEB family, and thanks to a simple licencing model you can collaborate with colleagues wherever they are. The new 3D viewer is… Read More »A host of new features for Hub!
GeoSLAM launch ZEB PANO
We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest product that is set to shake up the property sector by offering property professionals the ability to capture floorplans and hi-res photography simultaneously. The ZEB PANO, a handheld SLAM (simultaneous, localization and mapping) scanner and panoramic camera, has been developed for the property sector. SLAM technology is widely… Read More »GeoSLAM launch ZEB PANO
Safe, fast data capture with ZEB REVO on waste management project
KOREC have recently worked with waste management specialists Enviroflow to produce an imaginative and effective data capture solution. Combining multiple technologies, including the ZEB-REVO, Enviroflow managed a motorway drainage survey quickly and safely. The M6 motorway is a key corridor in the Strategic Road Network (SRN) and the North West section is one of its… Read More »Safe, fast data capture with ZEB REVO on waste management project
The Do’s and Don’ts of Aerial Surveying
If you read the news before Christmas or were one of the tens of thousands of people experiencing disruption at London’s Gatwick Airport, you’ll know that drones (unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs) can cause chaos if used incorrectly. That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide, with some of the major do’s, and importantly, dont’s… Read More »The Do’s and Don’ts of Aerial Surveying
GeoSLAM responds to the Geospatial Commission
The Geospatial Commission was launched in November 2017, as part of a Government initiative to unlock the value of the sector that is valued at approximately £11billion per year. As an expert in handheld mobile mapping and monitoring systems and software, GeoSLAM submitted evidence to the Commission in September 2018, as part of a collection… Read More »GeoSLAM responds to the Geospatial Commission
Global expansion on the horizon for GeoSLAM
The global 3D mapping and monitoring technology specialist, GeoSLAM, has set the wheels in motion to achieve ambitious global growth plans, with the appointment of new CEO Shelley Copsey, the creation of GeoSLAM Labs, and securing a £5.4million investment. With a wealth of experience in the commercialisation of early stage technologies, Shelley has been involved… Read More »Global expansion on the horizon for GeoSLAM
GeoSLAM feature on NatWest Business Hub
GeoSLAM’s Rachel Reynolds has contributed to an article on the NatWest Business Hub’s website, you can take a look at it here. As Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Rachel has been talking to the bank about the importance of working with schools to nuture the next generation of talent. This is part of GeoSLAM’s overarching CSR… Read More »GeoSLAM feature on NatWest Business Hub
Commercial UAV Show 2018
Earlier this month, the GeoSLAM team visited the Commercial UAV Show, where we exhibited with the latest innovation in our ZEB family – the ZEB HORIZON, following its launch at INTERGEO a few weeks prior The next generation in handheld 3D laser scanners, the device is capable of rapidly capturing indoor and outdoor measurements situated up… Read More »Commercial UAV Show 2018
GeoSLAM at South Wolds Careers Fair
Software Engineer Abhishek Bhartiya blogs about his experience attending a careers fair at a local school as part of GeoSLAM’s CSR Strategy. My colleague James and I were asked to participate in a Careers Event at South Wolds Academy in Keyworth to motivate and inspire school children about the work we do and to help… Read More »GeoSLAM at South Wolds Careers Fair
Nottingham Careers Fairs
As part of our ongoing commitment to nurture 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… Read More »Nottingham Careers Fairs
GeoSLAM mobile technology features in Science Channel Series in the US
GeoSLAM’s revolutionary 3D mobile mapping technology is to be featured in Season 2 of the popular Science Channel show, ‘Secrets of the Underground’. The show, fronted by biologist Rob Nelson (Twitter @UntamedScience), travels the world exploring the hidden and wonderful world of the subterranean. The ZEB-REVO mobile scanning solution is ideal for these hidden and secret… Read More »GeoSLAM mobile technology features in Science Channel Series in the US
GeoSLAM launches new ZEB Horizon 3D Mobile Scanner
Last month’s INTERGEO conference in Frankfurt, Germany saw the GeoSLAM team unveil our latest GeoSLAM scanner innovation in our successful ZEB range – the ZEB-HORIZON. The next generation in handheld scanners, the device offers outstanding visibility and can capture intricate measurements from up to 100m away in both indoor and outdoor surveys. It is the… Read More »GeoSLAM launches new ZEB Horizon 3D Mobile Scanner
Importance of safety berms at dump sites
Maintaining haul road or overburden tip berms (or bunds) at the correct height has become a safety critical operation at mines and dumps around the globe. Berm maintenance has in the past been a minor operational task, requiring occasional grader or dozer attention of secondary importance. Perhaps not so any more. Since 1990 there has… Read More »Importance of safety berms at dump sites
Internships at GeoSLAM
As part of our CSR strategy at GeoSLAM we are continuing to engage with Universities to develop meaningful partnerships. Some of our work involves joint research projects, access to a leadership course and giving HR expertise around interview skills for undergraduates. Another great success has been providing internships for Marina, James and Sarah from Nottingham… Read More »Internships at GeoSLAM
Predictive Monitoring of Rail Infrastructure: A Case Study
Maintaining the safe operation of railway networks is paramount for railway authorities. Railway operation safety relies on the conditions of the rail tracks, facilities and infrastructure. The UK alone has over 20,000 miles of railway track, more than 2,500 stations and thousands of bridges, signals and viaducts. In the UK, much of the data on… Read More »Predictive Monitoring of Rail Infrastructure: A Case Study
Marketing Intern Interview
As part of the CSR strategy we are continuing to engage with Universities to develop meaningful partnerships. Some of our work has included joint research projects, a leadership course for two of our recent graduates and help to develop undergraduate employability skills through providing HR expertise around interview skills. Another great success has been employing… Read More »Marketing Intern Interview
Scanning through wire mesh with SITEMONITOR LIVE
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… Read More »Scanning through wire mesh with SITEMONITOR LIVE
PROCESSMONITOR LIVE shotlisted for Tunnelling Award!
We’re pleased to announce that our solution for safer sprayed concrete has been nominated for a New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Award. The team at GeoSLAM have designed and built an intelligent solution to reduce the uneven application of sprayed shotcrete which compromises the safety of underground construction, equipment and workers. PROCESSMONITOR LIVE is a real-time… Read More »PROCESSMONITOR LIVE shotlisted for Tunnelling Award!
Automated Stockpile Volume Monitoring
In a world where data is available at the touch of a button, mines and heavy industries are still relying on dangerous and inefficient ways of gathering data. Surveys are often dependent on environmental conditions and staff availability, which can mean a disconnect between a site’s potential and those in charge of making key decisions.… Read More »Automated Stockpile Volume Monitoring
3D Laser Mapping & GeoSLAM Global Merger Announced
Leading UK laser scanning and monitoring companies’ 3D Laser Mapping Ltd and GeoSLAM Ltd have merged to create one of the world’s most innovative mobile mapping and monitoring technology providers. 3D Laser Mapping is a world leading geospatial technology supplier and innovator. Working alongside some of the world’s biggest mining companies, governments, universities, blue-chip firms… Read More »3D Laser Mapping & GeoSLAM Global Merger Announced
GeoSLAM’s CSR Strategy to Promote Students’ English Skills
GeoSLAM were invited to a local Nottinghamshire school with the mission to present a business challenge as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility strategy. Around 200 students aged 11-12 from Bramcote College took part in this event. The business challenge was established with the aim of enriching subject learning in partnership with local employers working… Read More »GeoSLAM’s CSR Strategy to Promote Students’ English Skills
The benefits of measuring Shotcrete during application
Ground support operations are critical in most underground mines, not only for the longer-term durability of tunnels, but also for the immediate safety of people working in new drives who may be conducting various operations at a heading or barricade. Shotcrete has been used for decades either solely, or in combination with other stability support… Read More »The benefits of measuring Shotcrete during application
GeoSLAM and Corporate Social Responsibility
GeoSLAM is embracing a culture of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), taking the first step by attending the East Leake Academy Careers Fair on 15th March 2018. The event was attended by employers, universities, colleges and training providers and aimed to provide students from age 12 to 18 with opportunities to explore their career options. It… Read More »GeoSLAM and Corporate Social Responsibility
Quickly and Safely Mapping our Underground World
Creating highly-accurate underground maps for the mining and natural resource sector is one of the most demanding forms of surveying. Most mine environments are hazardous, and mining professionals need to work in tight, enclosed spaces, which are uneven and difficult to access. GPS coverage is, of course, non-existent. One firm embracing these challenges is Beck… Read More »Quickly and Safely Mapping our Underground World
GeoSLAM celebrates 5 years in business with new HQ, record growth
Leading 3D mobile mapping technology specialist, GeoSLAM, is on track to achieve its ambitious growth ambitions in 2018 after relocating to new UK headquarters. The Nottinghamshire-based firm, which recently celebrated five years in the industry, has moved to Innovation House, a technology hub at Ruddington Business Park just outside the city of Nottingham. The new… Read More »GeoSLAM celebrates 5 years in business with new HQ, record growth
GeoSLAM and Bentley Systems join forces to take mobile reality modelling indoors
GeoSLAM – the experts in “go anywhere” 3D mobile mapping technology, and Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced a partnership to enable the simple and fast production of hybrid reality models in any environment. Mark Reid, VP of Product Management, GeoSLAM said, “GeoSLAM has already disrupted the… Read More »GeoSLAM and Bentley Systems join forces to take mobile reality modelling indoors
GeoSLAM to feature in upcoming BBC Show Countryfile
GeoSLAM’s ZEB-REVO is to be featured in an upcoming episode of the popular Sunday evening BBC show, Countryfile. The appearance follows the hugely successful Countryfile Live event, which took place over the weekend of 4-7th August, and attracted over 100,000 visitors to the venue, the beautiful and historic Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. UK GeoSLAM customer MK… Read More »GeoSLAM to feature in upcoming BBC Show Countryfile
GeoSLAM signs up Seiler Instrument for Midwest USA Distribution
GeoSLAM, the experts in “go-anywhere” 3D mobile mapping, has continued to grow its presence in the USA by signing up Seilier Instrument & Mfg. Co. Inc. as authorised distribution partner for the Midwest United States. Seiler Instrument is a privately held, multi-divisional company that has been family owned and operated since 1945. The Seiler Geospatial Division team… Read More »GeoSLAM signs up Seiler Instrument for Midwest USA Distribution
GeoSLAM Expands Far East Operations with New Distributors
GeoSLAM, the global market leader in “go-anywhere” 3D mobile mapping technology, has bolstered its presence in Asia by securing two new distributors in China. The UK-based firm, which works across a range of industries including surveying, engineering and construction, has announced partnerships with Beijing Onrol Technology Co. Ltd and Beijing MAG Tianhong Science & Technology… Read More »GeoSLAM Expands Far East Operations with New Distributors
GeoSLAM Launches Desktop v3
GeoSLAM is delighted to announce the launch of Desktop V3, the latest release of their industry leading SLAM registration software. GeoSLAM Desktop V3 builds on the success of the popular local desktop version of their SLAM processing software that was released at the start of 2016. Whilst maintaining the simplicity and ease of use of the… Read More »GeoSLAM Launches Desktop v3
OPTRON Appointed as GeoSLAM Dealer for Sub Saharan Africa
GeoSLAM is delighted to announce OPTRON as our new distributor for sub-Saharan Africa. Headquartered in Centurion South Africa, OPTRON operates across 6 regional offices in Cape Town, Durban, Somerset West as well as Nairobi, Kenya and Lusaka, Zambia. OPTRON is a distributor of leading technology brands in the geospatial, mining, construction and precision agriculture industries.… Read More »OPTRON Appointed as GeoSLAM Dealer for Sub Saharan Africa
Laser Scanning Accuracy
Laser Scanning Accuracy 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… Read More »Laser Scanning Accuracy
3D Scanning Glossary: Explaining Laser Scanning Jargon
3D Scanning Glossary: Explaining Laser Scanning Jargon 3D laser scanning technology may sound complicated but sometimes it’s just about knowing the right terminology. If you understand the vocabulary around a subject like 3D scanning, you’ll find it easier to grasp the process and how it works. To help you get to grips with the more… Read More »3D Scanning Glossary: Explaining Laser Scanning Jargon
Laser Scanning the Rising Star Cave in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa
Laser Scanning the Rising Star Cave in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa GeoSLAM’s South-African office were privileged to do some 3D laser scanning with our hand-held mobile laser scanner ZEB1 recently, at Rising Star Cave. Situated in the Cradle of Humankind near Johannesburg South-Africa, this is the cave where the latest incredible archaeological find – dubbed Homo naledi… Read More »Laser Scanning the Rising Star Cave in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa