3D Laser Scanning
3D Revit Model
3D Laser Scanning provides a better way to quickly and accurately capture as-built conditions for building documentation. 3D laser scanning captures as-built conditions rapidly and precisely. Once assembled, the scanned images reveal building relationships in ways difficult to imagine, let alone measure. LCC provides detailed spatial information to architects, design professionals, engineers, and builders.
Laser scanning is essentially the precise capture of three-dimensional information reflected from an object or surface to a light sensor. It creates a 3D construct called a “point cloud” made from multiple scans that have been unified through a process of “registration”. Once the point cloud data is consolidated, traditional deliverables, 2d plans, elevations, and sections can be readily extracted. BIM models, fly-throughs, and point clouds are used for contextual purposes.
Precise measurements can be taken between individual scan points, edges, and planes. 3D Laser scanning reveals deformation from poor construction or the cumulative effects of time. After the scans are registered, a three-dimensional database is established that can be used throughout the building’s lifecycle, or to aid in reconstruction should damage occur in the future.
Remarkably sharp and descriptive photographic data is fused with the point cloud and can be easily viewed as dynamic panoramas. These images are dimensional and can be annotated and modeled to suit your project.
Benefits of Laser Scanning
>>> Fast, efficient, and accurate recording of existing spaces and services.
>>> Immediate processing and task distribution with wireless scan data.
>>> Capture real-world information to verify the model and represent your work.
>>> Measure complex structures with ease in extreme lighting conditions.
>>> Deliver contractual obligations with complete model accuracy.
>>> Interface with industry-standard software (Revit, AutoCAD, Bentley products, etc).
LCC 3D laser scanner is a FARO 350s, with a possible accuracy of 10m: 2mm / 25m: 3.5mm. It emits up to 976,000 points per second to capture detailed measurements of complex objects and spaces. This ultra-portable, lightweight device can be set up on-site and ready to go within minutes, mounted on a floor tripod, or even suspended in an inverted position from above. Although it runs off 19V external power, this versatile unit also has a battery life of 4.5 hours so can operate under virtually any conditions.