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Using 3D Modeling to Facilitate Design of King’s Cross Station

July 22, 2014

 Built in 1852, King’s Cross railway station is one of the main transportation hubs in London.  


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Extracting 3D Models from 2D Photos

March 1, 2014

Many people are searching for new ways to generate 3D models. A new software project called 3-Sweep, under development at an Israeli university, is making it easy to create 3D models from a single 2D photograph.


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Technology Experts Offer Predictions for 2014

March 1, 2014

Experts with technology companies looked back at 2013’s technological breakthroughs and offered insight into technologies and infrastructure changes they expect to see in 2014. The year promises to be a big one with new and developing technology, better public engagement and innovative building processes.


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Denver Airport Project Takes Flight Thanks to BIM

March 1, 2014

Building information technology helped an airport’s redevelopment program take flight. Thanks to BIM and the efforts of HNTB, the Denver International Airport Hotel and Transit Center project has overcome any turbulence and smoothed out rough edges.


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Making BIM Work for You

December 6, 2013

Let’s begin this column on construction with some demolition: We’re going to destroy a stereotype.

 You’ve probably heard of BIM (Building Information Modeling). Perhaps you’ve wondered how you might use it in your business. But BIM is not a product. You can’t purchase it from a dealer or online; nor will you find it in a box or on a DVD. 


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Scanning Firm Fast-Tracks Hospital 3D BIM Creation

September 16, 2013

 Elkhart General Hospital in northern Indiana completed construction of a new wing less than 10 years ago, but already another addition is in the works. Opened in 2005, the three-story west wing of the 100-year-old structure gave the hospital a much-needed centralization of its oncology services and an expansion of its birthing center.  


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Better Freeways by Design

Innovative use of 3D engineering and design software keeps a major freeway interchange project on track in Washington state.
April 29, 2013
The Salmon Creek Interchange Project is a $133 million joint project between Clark County Public Works and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)


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Seamless Fit

February 5, 2013
Laser scanning provides the high level of detail needed for precise modeling of a natural gas processing plant expansion.
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Capturing Paradise

February 5, 2013
Mobile LiDAR plays a key role in moving the Honolulu Rail Transit Project forward safely and efficiently. 
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Editor's Point: Is 3D Relevant?

February 5, 2013
Infographics are designed to stand alone, and the one we’ve developed on 3D Trends in Surveying for this issue (see pages 11-12) is no exception. But the writer in me can’t resist pulling out a few key points for discussion.
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More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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POB July 2014

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In the July 2014 issue, POB explores the growth of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States across residential, commercial and utilities markets. Also, read how an innovative system ensures the vertical alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge.

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