BIM News

KCI Expands Surveying Technology and Capabilities with Acquisition of LandAir Surveying

KCI Technologies Inc., a multi-disciplined engineering firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of LandAir Surveying (LAS), a Georgia-based consulting firm that is a recognized leader in utilization of advanced technology.

BIM News

Drones and BIM combine to spot trouble on big building projects

A University of Illinois team has developed a predictive analytics tool called “Flying Superintendent” to automate the monitoring of large construction projects. The system uses images and videos taken by flying drones and combines them ...

BIM News

Drones for Construction

Drone usage in the UK and worldwide has rocketed in recent years, but how can they be used I construction?

BIM News

Intel Acquires Ascending Technologies!

Exciting news! Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the German drone developer and manufacturer Ascending Technologies – subject to customary closing conditions.

3 D Visual Model
Analysis

Capturing Reality - UAVs That See in 3D and More

UAVs bring a whole new level to what is possible when capturing data and imagery, with elevation modelling being just one really powerful application of UAV surveys.

BIM News

Four Drone Projects Designed to Change Landscape

The term drones covers a very broad category of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) that can be used for anything from military or commercial purposes to personal entertainment. unlike regular helicopters, quad-copters have two sets of ...

BIM News

New Boss on Construction Sites Is a Drone

Drones are being used to capture video footage that shows construction progress at the Sacramento Kings’ new stadium in California.

BIM News

High-Resolution 3-D Scans Built from Drone Photos

A drone spent hours swarming around Rio’s iconic Christ statue to show a cheap way to capture highly accurate 3-D scans.

Videos

Autodesk Consulting Helps NCC Integrate Drone Technology into BIM Models

Watch this video to learn how NCC leverages BIM and drone technology to reduce risk during construction.

Opinion

Building Smart In Healthcare

Embarking on a new healthcare construction project or retrofitting an existing facility is, in a word, complex. There’s simply no room for error. And yet, thanks to new trends in healthcare—the shift to outpatient services, ...