called High Definition Surveying
( HDS ) or ground based Lidar, this technology can
create 3 dimensional 'point clouds' of thousands
of data points which are collected in a matter of
This point cloud can be used
to create the more familiar products that most of
our clients are used to working with, such as detailed
elevations, 2D topographical plans or sections.
addition, 3D computer models and fly throughs can
also be produced. As a non-contact or 'remote' instrument,
site access may only be required once and it may be
possible to avoid hazardous areas.
Crofty tin mine in Cornwall, UK. Survey of surface
& underground workings.
of Terrestrial laser Scanning:
Better quality results
Less ambiguity - more complete
Safer data capture
Unobtrusive data capture
Point clouds can be conveniently used &
by others for more efficient management of projects.