Site Vision Surveys Laser Scanning facility provide services to the Architectural, Construction, Industrial and Retail sectors throughout the UK
3D laser scanners will typically send up to a million laser beams a second out from a mirror that rotates vertically at high speed; the main body of the scanner slowly rotates horizontally at the same time to obtain a full 360 degree scan of everything surrounding the scanner up to 330m away.
The end result is a "point cloud" made up of millions of points accurately depicting the site and surrounding environment.
This data can be delivered in the traditional 2D format for Architectural drawings or in a 3D version via programs such as AutoCAD and revit building information models.
Think BiM - The end result of this system is the creation of incredibly detailed drawings upon which so much more data can be added