Architecture / Construction / Engineering
“We still have a huge opportunity to make progress during this travel restriction. Instead of sending engineers and designers to the site, one local team member digitally captures the space in 3D and shares the digital twin with the entire team in order to keep the project moving forward.”
For AEC we can provide a number of services which assist workflow and visualisation throughout a project lifecycle.
Streamline documentation, 3D scan as-builts, and collaborate remotely with ease from anywhere.
Increase efficiency with a fast, affordable capture service
“We’ve integrated this system into our day-to-day operations and our standard 6-Step Quality Process workflow. We can now capture construction conditions for documentation and as-built conditions as a single file and share that instead of managing 300,000+ individual photos.”
Engage with stakeholders virtually with the same richness of experience as an in-person site visit.
Fast and More Complete than 3D laser scanning
We can capture 2D photography and 3D data from job sites, automatically stitching them into a complete, immersive 3D model of a real-world job site. Take this 3D model and annotate, share, and export the point cloud to Autodesk ReCap® or Revit®.
NO REGISTRATION MARKERS REQUIRED
Our 3D scanning process is push-button simple. No registration markers and no manual alignment required. Everything is automatic!
ACCURATE WITHIN 1%*
Scanning is not only quick but also accurate enough to generate point clouds and polygons for as-builts and construction documentation.
Jump start your as-builts with a 3D Model
QUICKLY SCAN CURRENT CONDITIONS
3D scanning as-builts has never been easier. No need to set up registration markers before you scan, and your point clouds are automatically registered in the cloud for one less step.
BE EFFICIENT, MEASURE WHILE OFFSITE
No need for return site visits when you have a complete 3D model on your computer. Your as-built engineers can reference the complete space throughout the design process, collecting virtual measurements whenever they need to. As built documentation has never been easier.
EXPORT POINT CLOUDS INTO AUTODESK® RECAP
You can easily export a registered, colored point cloud that is ready for Autodesk® ReCap. Use a point cloud as a real-world template to kickstart your as-built design process.
BIM: Faster building information modeling
REDUCE VIRTUAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION COSTS
Make the scan the first step in your BIM process. Use it to to visually analyze a property, export the registered point cloud into your BIM modeling software, and start modeling from existing conditions.
WIN MORE BIDS WITH BETTER DOCUMENTATION
Building owners want the construction of their buildings to be well documented. Provide them with superior construction documentation throughout the process. When you’re done, give them the files they need for long-term facilities management.
Keep your documentation costs low while still offering accurate, high-quality information.
GET THE POINT CLOUD AND MAKE MEASUREMENTS
Get the point cloud from Matterport, import into Recap or Revit, and then take as many measurements as you want. Measurements are accurate to within 1% of reality.
With a point cloud, you can eliminate return visits because you always have a digital copy from which you can measure. You can also take measurements that are difficult to get in real life like pipes, trusses, and beams in the ceiling.
3D CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION WITHOUT THE HEADACHE
With only a few simple scans, we can give you quick and effective milestone documentation. With both 2D photography and 3D data, it’s the best way to track key milestones and discover issues early.
Replace 1000s of photos
A single scanned space can replace thousands of traditional 2D photos. With the immersive 360º walkthrough, documentation is both engaging and enjoyable. You can even zoom in and read detailed labels.
For when you absolutely need 2D photos, they’re easy to download from the scan. You can also get reflected ceiling plan images and high resolution floorplan images for even richer documentation.
Measure, Annotate and Communicate Faster
Get stakeholders on the same page and give them the detail they need. Tag complicated areas with more information, such as MEP details beneath drywall. Highlight what’s most important with a Guided Tour.
Get the point cloud that accurately details current conditions and then export to Revit to compare with the original design.
Leverage for the long term
Finally, turn over your documentation to the building owner for long-term facilities management. The owner will be pleased to have this easy-to-use treasure trove of information for future maintenance and renovations.
The 3D Spaces are a unified medium that can consolidate all your existing project documents into a few models you can easily annotate and share. Create real-world architectural, structural, and MEP designs — then keep great records before you pour concrete or put up drywall.
When the project is complete, we simply turn over your collection of 3D Spaces (captured at different phases) to the building owner and facilities manager as part of your turnover package. They’ll continue to use it for long-term management and maintenance.
Scanning 5,000 square feet (464 square meters) typically takes under an hour.
No leveling, registration markers, or manual alignment required.
With one click, upload your data to the cloud.
Our powerful vision pipeline automatically aligns and stitches your 2D and 3D data into a complete textured mesh that’s as real as being on-site.
It’s easy to tag locations with more info and even create a visual punchlist. Then share a link and stakeholders can explore the 3D Space right from their web browser.
Finally, export assets (point cloud, reflected ceiling and floor plan images, 3D mesh file, 2D photos, and more) and continue working in other software that you already use.