Point Cloud Modeling

A point cloud is a set of small points in data format. Point cloud modeling services are widely popular in construction, design, engineering, and other spheres.

There are three dimensions of points which are having their own coordinates - X, Y, and Z. Each of them describes a certain area of a worksite. Those points can be compared to the pixels of an image. In combination, they represent a holistic 3D object. The level of detail depends on the density.

Point cloud data is within an easy reach but it's important to know how to use it in the generated form. This can be a challenge for surveyors while other specialists even don't have a clue where to start. PMTech Group has solutions. Once you have a list of goals, you can turn a point cloud into a rather valuable tool for their achievement.

Point Cloud Modeling

This is the only method of creating building information models.

This approach has the following advantages:

  1. It's efficient. If you load this data via a photogrammetry program, you won't have to triangulate all the points manually. The program does everything automatically. That means you're saving much time and effort. Such an approach is a great option for those who want to increase the overall speed of project preparation. Data is collected quicker as well. A big amount of points can be recorded together. Professional equipment can cover a huge area. It's much faster in comparison with the work surveyors do.
  2. It's precise. Using laser scans with photogrammetry provides accurate results quickly. In fact, a landscape as it is is transformed into a BIM model. Lasers of hi-tech equipment can work in any circumstances si that you can get a complete view. For example, LIDAR has a wide variety of additional options (GPS, etc.) that increases the accuracy of the results. Photogrammetry is also based on RTK (Real-time kinetic) so that the records are accurate.
  3. It's saving money. The overall spending can be reduced due to errors risk minimization. Various issues often lead to unexpected extra spending. If you choose laser scanning, you don't have to do surveying on your own. So, you don't have to pay a salary to the survey team. Besides those savings, your project will bring more. Higher accuracy will attract new potential customers. The more successful tasks you complete, the higher repute you get. It's a great start for new business connections.
As you see, the point cloud can become an efficient solution. If you're not familiarized with it yet, it's high time to do that.