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3D scanning to BIM

Jcbbagley

Does anyone have experience in 3D modeling from point clouds?

 

Just curious about the process that goes into this and also the software used. I was approached a few weeks ago by my boss about researching more into this topic. My company owns a Faro 3D laser scanner and are currently trying to get into the scan to BIM market. 

I've been messing around with pointclouds in REVIT, just to get a feel for what we are trying to accomplish. I would really appreciate any help with this topic, or if anyone could point me in any direction as to where I should look for more information on this topic. 

 
May 16, 14 3:19 pm
boy in a well

scan to bim of what?

does it need bim?

that silence you're hearing is probably people not wanting to share hard-won workfows.

I get kicked out of the club just saying that.

you owe me.

May 17, 14 1:57 am
Apurimac

Alot of people are getting in this game and everyone I know whose in it taught themselves.
 

May 17, 14 9:41 am
jdparnell1218

I would direct you to revitforum.org

May 17, 14 12:27 pm
Olaf Design Ninja_

screenshot your stuff and describe over all purposes, i'm down to learn anything on this.

 

there's a 3d Scanner out there made in Australia or NZ and then going to go to market in UK this year I think, can't remember name, but basically in say 20 minutes of walking you scan a couple thousand square feet of a building - all point clouds etc...

May 17, 14 7:12 pm
accesskb

scan what to BIM?  a detail you come across in a cool building? :D

May 17, 14 9:54 pm
Olaf Design Ninja_

connect the dots brainiacs...

May 17, 14 10:51 pm
Olaf Design Ninja_

olaf you douche you mean

 

zeebedee ???

May 17, 14 10:52 pm
Olaf Design Ninja_

fuck you Teeter!

May 17, 14 10:52 pm
LethalMonk6

My office has used a 3d laser scanning company to get existing conditions and site surveys. The point cloud data is in full color as well and is accurate to 3mm. It's really cool stuff.

 

http://www.existingconditions.com/expertise/do/scanning/#third

May 18, 14 10:05 pm
archiwutm8

What do you need to know? This is my specialty so ask away or alternatively visit us at www.laserscanningforum.com.

Sep 9, 15 4:26 am
SneakyPete

Do you human-bot interfaces use some sort of keyword search to locate the people you wish to annoy into avoiding your products?

 

Here's a thought, DON'T ANNOY POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS.

 

Speaking for myself, I will work to get my large firm to AVOID using any crap that spams based on keyword searches, such as the numerous examples above.

 

Nice anti-marketing, at least I know which fly-by-night garbage to avoid.

Sep 9, 15 11:37 am
Bobby Lin

Hi! I have experience in 3d modelling from Point clouds. 3d modelling and printing are my specialties. Just shoot me a message if you have any more questions. 

Sep 9, 15 9:57 pm
BulgarBlogger
archiwutm8

Just realised this is now old.

May 23, 16 5:12 am

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