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How does laser scanning and lidar technology work?

Oct. 3, 2019
How does laser scanning and lidar technology work?

On a typical construction project, rework accounts for 12 to 15 percent of the cost of construction! With 3D laser scanning, the ability to catch con´Čéicts before they occur has proven to reduce rework down to 1 to 3 percent which translates into hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings on change orders.

Laser scanning and lidar technology combine controlled swath angles with a laser range finding to provide precise accuracy of complex geo-data. The data collected can then be integrated into a complete BIM model to be used for clash detection and overall design automation. McLaren’s geomatics team is at the forefront of technology.

Have you tried laser scanning and lidar technology to mitigate rework and keep costs down?