3D Laser Scanning Services & LiDAR Survey for Australia and New Zealand
LiDAR Solutions provide 3D Laser Scanning and LiDAR Survey services within Australia and New Zealand for construction, inland transport road survey, forestry, powerline inspection, mining, HD Mapping, as well as BIM.
What is 3D Laser Scanning? What are its Advantages?
3D Laser scanning is a type of remote sensing that measures the properties of land, terrain, and objects using laser pulses. The pulses are reflected back from the surface and are converted into 3D coordinates. The lidar system produces hundreds of thousands of these points, which are then analyzed to produce an image.
The technology has many advantages over traditional surveying equipment. First, it’s faster and more accurate. LiDAR is usually accurate to within two centimeters. Furthermore, it requires fewer resources. Secondly, it can be used in difficult or inaccessible environments. Using mobile laser scanners also makes it possible to perform surveys remotely and transmit high-fidelity images.
Using a 3D laser scanning is an excellent way to get a better view of land. It can provide highly detailed information about a region by detecting features and measuring their distances. It is used by engineers and earth scientists for a variety of industries. A lidar system consists of a laser source, a scanning device, and a GPS receiver. The scanner sends a beam of light at specific targets, which produces a digital 3D model of the area. The data generated by this method can be used to analyze the landscape or create plans for construction.
Another advantage of a lidar survey is its speed. The system works quickly, and can be mounted to an aerial craft. This means that it can be used to survey difficult areas and to avoid damaging the environment. Additionally, the data generated by a lidar survey can be easily integrated with other sources of data to create a high-quality 3D model.
Lidar scanning data is invaluable for construction planning. A lidar system can generate 3D models that are accurate to 15 cm. These models are also important for assessing the risk of landslides and floods. A lidar survey provides more detailed information than conventional topographical surveys. A lidar survey can also provide detailed terrain models through thick vegetation.
LiDAR is especially useful for mapping areas beneath tree canopy and narrow structures. Photogrammetry cannot always recognize such objects. LiDAR can also be used in poor lighting conditions and at night. This technology allows for faster data acquisition operations. In addition, photogrammetry requires more Ground Control Points (GCPs) than LiDAR does.
A drone-mounted LiDAR is a more affordable alternative than manned aircraft, and can survey difficult areas with great accuracy. This method can be used to create 3D maps of land with low personnel requirements. A drone can also fly much lower than manned aircraft. And the high-resolution LiDAR data can be used to make accurate digital surface models and landscape maps. A drone can also provide ground control points to confirm the accuracy of the survey.
The output of a LiDAR survey can be incredibly useful in construction planning. It can be used to analyze the suitability of land for a construction project, and it can even highlight small details, such as the condition of existing roads and buildings. This data can also help construction crews better plan their budgets.
Where Can 3D Laser Scanning Be Used?
LiDAR Road Survey for Over-dimensional Load Transport Using LiDAR to perform a road survey is very useful. It can provide accurate results with little time
LiDAR Forestry Survey – GVI LiDAR Scanning System and Processing Software in Australia In the process of forestry surveying, Lidar is used to map the