Courtroom Animation: Irvine Bike Trail Scanning

3D Scanning Courtroom Animation We recently had a scanning job out in Irvine California for our client, Courtroom Animation. They are a legal-services company located in Redondo Beach, California who’s major focus is generating extremely accurate 3D animations to be used as presentational displays and evidence in specific legal cases. By working closely with the expert witnesses in each case, they build a strong foundation for the exact 3D data displays. They bring a visual aspect to the case that an attorney’s words just cannot provide for the jurors. It fell to us to scan this particular area for their case using our 3D scanning technologies. 3D Scanning from Arrival 3D: On The Case Our scanning area was a 1000 ft stretch of the bike trail underneath Coronado St. in Irvine. Using our long-range Faro Focus 3D, the scan path was set up and plotted. Moving our scanner along the path a number of times we were able to capture this stretch of bike trail with ease. Although we cannot discuss the details of the case, we were happy to help Courtroom Animation any way that we could. 3D scanning solutions offer the most accurate results for any project across multiple and diverse industries. To learn more about Courtroom Animation, click here. To learn more about our 3D scanning services and how we can help you with your next project, no matter the industry or scale, click here.

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3D Laser Scanning

3D Laser Scanning Technology. A common misconception about 3D laser scanning I think you’ll agree with me when I say 3D laser scanning, all that comes to mind is barcode scanning or x-ray body scan at the airport. The best part is when people go as far as to say that laser scanning is radioactive and it is best to stay a mile away from the scanner.I agree it does look like alien technology, but in fact the laser scanner is a combination of electronics and precision optics plus and years of experience all built into a robust, portable unit. 3D laser scanning creates a digital representation of a physical object in the form of a point cloud which can later be converted into a 3D model.   What is 3D laser scanning? In simple terms, 3D laser scanning is a non-invasive and non-destructive method to collect measurement data. It captures the shape of physical objects, buildings, infrastructure, etc. using pulses of laser light. As the scanning is in progress, it stores the measured points in files called point clouds. The laser light is able to capture any free-form shape within its range, to a surprising level of fine detail. Oklahoma State Capitol State Capitol in Point Clouds. 3D laser scanning is an ideal alternative for capturing the exact shape and size of an object as compared to the traditional method of hand measurements and CAD drawing. 3D laser scanning is able to improve the engineering and design process by speeding up measurement tasks and reducing or eliminating data collection errors. 3D laser scanners are commonly used for on-site surveying of topography, internal and external building structure, piping, conduit and equipment. They can also be used to audit material inventories. How is this useful for auditing? Let me explain in an example. Dirt and loose materials are hard to measure due to their free-form shape. In the past, measurements were usually done with estimations using height, width and length. Using 3D laser scanning however, we are able to accurately capture the shape of the dirt pile in a 3D model and calculate the volume to a more precise degree. The accuracy of this process makes it suitable for volume calculation of stockpile inventory and auditing purposes. Dirt pile in 3D. Why do 3D laser scanning? Here’s the deal: Low costLow time of data acquisition.Saves time and money.Full and accurate 3D representation of the objects which can be used for measurement.Point clouds that can be used for CAD modelling.2D plans and 3D models that are compatible with standard CAD software such as AutoCAD.Easy 2D and 3D documentation for engineers, B.I.M coordinators and architects.Scanning allows reconstruction of complex structural elements.Easy conversion of laser scanning into ORTHOPHOTOS.Volume calculation for materials that do not have a regular geometric shape.Point clouds can be converted into the appropriate format to be used for inspection or reverse engineering. Inspection Scan Rev. Engineering Once 3D laser scanning produces 3D model, what can I do with a 3D model I would assume that…

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Aston Martin Utilizes 3D Scanning Solutions

Luxury Hypercar 3D Scanning Aston Martin has always been an institution when it comes to luxury automobiles. Their Valkyrie hypercar, developed in partnership with Red Bull, is the ultimate personification of hypercar design, engineering and performance. While driving a car such as this, tight fitting, comfortable seats are a necessity for optimal handling. Aston Martin is taking this level of luxury to a whole new level by incorporating 3D scanned custom fitted driving seats for the Valkyrie. By scanning the customers individual body, they will create a custom racing seat to ensure the highest quality and best performance. 3D Scanning: Levels of Perfection The Valkyrie comes with a 6.5 liter V12 Cosworth engine; (50 year old company specializing in high performance  capabilities in mechanical and electrical engineering and manufacturing tech); as well as a hybrid system from Rimac (started in 2009, aimed to build hybrid supercar technologies) with a 1:1 power to weight ratio, rivaling only that of the 1,341 horsepower Koenigsegg One. With all that power and performance, comes a responsibility for Aston Martin to give the absolute best way for potential drivers to handle that power. By scanning each individual customer for custom seats, they add another layer of safety and comfort like none other. Rumored to be in the ballpark around 3 million, A.M. plans to build a grand total of 175 models of the Valkyrie with deliveries set for 2019. To learn more about the Aston Martin Valkyrie, click here. For more information on how our 3D laser scanning services can help you with your upcoming projects, click here.

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Aerospace Scanning From Arrival 3D

Aerospace Component Scanning Our scanning capabilities have allowed us to work with a multitude of different industries. One that keeps coming back is the aerospace industry. Aerospace parts can have very stringent accuracy requirements and range from the simple to the extremely complex. Our client , a manufacturer of multiple components for commercial, defense, and aerospace, recently hired us to scan three sheet metal parts for reverse engineering. With the use of our EviXscan HD Optima structured light scanner and our automated turntable, scanning was simple and fast. Accurate, high-quality scans are essential for good reverse engineering.  With the extremely tight tolerances of aerospace parts, it is no wonder that the aerospace industry continues to use the latest in 3D scanning and modeling technologies. For more information regarding our 3D scanning services and how we can help you with your future projects, click here.

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Scanning UTMB League City, Texas

Scanning UTMB League City Campus Hospital A year old UTMB League City Campus Hospital was up again for infrastructure advancement to sustain the growing number of patients and visitors. A new block was already on its way and our client was short listed to build the covered parking lot for the hospital and a bridge leading from the parking lot to the main block. UTMB Arrival3D was called in to scan the perimeter around the campus to provide our client the current view and newer development for the hospital. The client was going to use the scan as part of their presentation for visual references and future proposed construction for the parking lot. The area to scan. Area scanned includes an open area with field, perimeter around the main building and the roof of the hospital. Each scan took about 5 minutes. 2 full working days were required to cover the 3 areas mentioned above. Point cloud of the Campus Then entire project was registered and aligned using Autodesk Recap. The file was unified to 50mm point spacing to speed up the delivery process to the client as the client required it A.S.A.P. The complete file (30 gb) was delivered a few days later for references with greater detail and point density.

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