Laser Scanning

3D Laser scanning: Caminha Tower

By February 26, 2008 No Comments

Laser Scanning can cut down the time taken to survey a site and record sections in high detail – all via a point cloud which essentially captures a 3D view of the scene.

Merging Laser Scans and creating effective fly-throughs has always been a challenge and we personally have never been tempted to jump into Laser Scanning. 3D Total however have placed some impressive results on their YouTube channel, of note if the movie below on the Caminha Tower, Portugal:

See and their YouTube Channel for more info and movies.


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.