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  • Don’t Invest in a 3D Laser Scanner Until You Read This

    Don’t Invest in a 3D Laser Scanner Until You Read This

    Discover how the right software helps you get more mileage out of your scans and maximize the value of your 3D data and BIM models.

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  • 5 Reasons BIM is No Longer Enough for Contractors

    5 Reasons BIM is No Longer Enough for Contractors

    There’s no arguing the fact that the introduction of Building Information Modeling (BIM), and the data-rich 3D models that are synonymous with it, revolutionized construction when it appeared on...

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  • Webinar: CloudEngine30:53

    Webinar: CloudEngine

    Watch this 30-minute webinar and demo to learn more about this new point cloud editor

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  • Connect the Office and the Field with Mixed Reality

    Connect the Office and the Field with Mixed Reality

    Mixed reality extends BIM by making it accessible and useful in the field, not just in the office. Learn four ways you can easily connect your office and field workflows with mixed reality.

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  • Demo: The Ins and Outs of 3D Laser Scanning Workflows35:30

    Demo: The Ins and Outs of 3D Laser Scanning Workflows

    Join us during this 35-minute demo as we focus directly on the game changing workflows the Trimble X7 brings to the construction industry. Every step of the 3D laser scanning workflow, from field to o

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  • Webinar: Data Preparation for Construction Layout25:03

    Webinar: Data Preparation for Construction Layout

    During this 25-minute webinar, learn how you can use various authoring softwares to prepare data for field layout. Authoring software highlighted in this session include: AutoCAD, Revit, Tekla, Sketch

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  • 8 Things to Check Before Moving Ahead on That Commercial Remodel

    8 Things to Check Before Moving Ahead on That Commercial Remodel

    As a contractor heading into a remodel or adaptive reuse project, there’s plenty of room for things to go wrong. At the same time, profit margins on commercial remodels aren’t much higher than...

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  • Using Field Technology to Connect Construction Workflows & Drive Productivity Gains

    Using Field Technology to Connect Construction Workflows & Drive Productivity Gains

    Connected construction technology addresses miscommunication by centralizing project models and data, and making this information accessible and shareable for all project stakeholders.

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  • 3 Ways to Use Technology Tools to Perform Better QA/QC

    3 Ways to Use Technology Tools to Perform Better QA/QC

    If you can’t effectively manage your QA/QC project, you’re much more likely to experience clashes, delays, costly rework, and profit losses. Learn how 3D Scanning, Layout, and MR can help.

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  • How Much Could a Robotic Total Station Save You on Your Next Project?

    How Much Could a Robotic Total Station Save You on Your Next Project?

    If you plan to invest in robotic layout technology, it’s important that you know what kind of ROI you could realize. Here’s a closer look at what a robotic total station could save your company.

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  • How to Perform Layout in a Fraction of the Time with Just One Person

    How to Perform Layout in a Fraction of the Time with Just One Person

    It can take a two-person team days or weeks to complete layout using manual tools. But with a robotic total station, you only need one layout pro and a few hours.

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  • 8 Must-have Features You Need in a Construction AR Solution

    8 Must-have Features You Need in a Construction AR Solution

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  • Introducing Augmented Reality in Digital Construction

    Introducing Augmented Reality in Digital Construction

    Explore how augmented reality can have an impact in construction today.

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  • How to Perform Remote Inspections Using 3D Capture

    How to Perform Remote Inspections Using 3D Capture

    3D laser scanning allows your teams to capture changing conditions on a jobsite and document project progress. 3D laser scanning can also aid in the jobsite inspection process in today's remote world.

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  • Webinar: 3D Modeling with Point Cloud Data in SketchUp Pro45:56

    Webinar: 3D Modeling with Point Cloud Data in SketchUp Pro

    In this webinar, learn how to bring point cloud data (from drones & 3D laser scanners) into SketchUp and model with extreme accuracy using the Scan Essentials extension. Join us as we demonstrate each

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  • 5 Reasons MEP Contractors Are Taking a Closer Look at Visual Layout

    5 Reasons MEP Contractors Are Taking a Closer Look at Visual Layout

    More construction contractors are realizing the value of robotic total stations. They’re seeing firsthand the gains in speed, efficiency, and accuracy. These benefits translate to reductions in rework

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  • LinkedIn: Success Stories – In Your Own Words

    LinkedIn: Success Stories – In Your Own Words

    We love hearing about the successes you've had in your own words! Here are some LinkedIn posts we've recently seen in 3D scanning, layout, mixed reality and site management.

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  • Combining Trimble layout technology with SketchUp for residential builds

    Combining Trimble layout technology with SketchUp for residential builds

    Taking it to the next level custom home builder, John Brock, discusses introducing robotic layout technology into his workflow and how it helps him increase efficiency.

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  • Mechanical vs. Robotic Layout: Is a Robotic Total Station Really Worth It?

    Mechanical vs. Robotic Layout: Is a Robotic Total Station Really Worth It?

    If you’re currently using a mechanical total station, you may question if upgrading to a robotic total station is really necessary. Here’s a look at the differences between mechanical and robotic

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  • Evaluating 3D Scanners? Don’t Overlook These 7 Must-have Features

    Evaluating 3D Scanners? Don’t Overlook These 7 Must-have Features

    Understanding how 3D laser scanning can benefit your construction business is an important step in improving your overall efficiency and profitability, learn what features you should be looking for.

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