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BuildIT 2016.5 Sneak Peek – Large Point Cloud, Scanning and Meshing Capabilities

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This video demonstrates the improvements to BuildIT’s large point cloud handling, scanning and meshing capabilities, including:

  • Support for touch-screens with Multi-touch capabilities
  • Compatibility with the FARO Scene file format
  • New point to mesh deviation analyses
  • Additional mesh smoothing options
  • Ability to align to meshes
  • Real-time camera updates while inspecting targets or scanning surfaces
  • Support for the Nikon MCAx arm and scanners
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    Scanning a Clay Model for Printing or: How I Spent Way Too Much Time Making My Halloween Costume

    Clay Krang

    Happy Halloween, folks! In honour of my favourite holiday, today’s post is about how I scanned part of my Halloween costume to be 3D printed.

    Let’s start with the costume idea;  this year, I wanted to be Krang from the Ninja Turtles.  Yeah, this guy:

    Aside from the fact that I’m not a 7-foot-tall neck-less battle robot, I also don’t have a brainy overlord hanging around, which presents some technical difficulties.  I had to make Krang! Read More

    PHOTOGRAMMETRY WITH LARGE STRUCTURES: EXPERIMENTS WITH AUTODESK RECAP 360, MESHLAB AND BUILDIT

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    Figure 4. .obj model opened in Meshlab.

    Photogrammetry, despite sounding rather complex, is basically  the stitching together of a series of photos to obtain a 3D model. In this post, we will analyze the results of a 3d model provided by Autodesk Recap 360. This post will just be a simple example; we will delve deeper in future posts for more detailed analyses. Read More

    BuildIT Releases Latest Version of 3D Metrology Software – BuildIT 2015.5

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    BuildIT F-35 Fighter Jets Analysis

    BuildIT’s latest version release adds numerous features including watertight mesh creation

    Montreal, QC, August 2015 – BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of BuildIT 2015.5, an update to the 3D metrology software.  BuildIT 2015.5 adds many new features and improvements including a hole-filling command for watertight meshes, an interface with the Kreon line of measurement arms, enhancements to the broker, increased search functionality, additional GD&T tolerance capabilities, and much more. Read More

    BuildIT Releases Latest Version of 3D Metrology Software – BuildIT 2015

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    BuildIT Jets 2015
    BuildIT’s latest version release adds numerous features including meshing capabilities

    Montreal, QC, February 2015 – BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of BuildIT 2015, a major update to the 3D metrology software.  BuildIT 2015 adds many new features and improvements including cloud-handling and mesh creation for reverse engineering, import/export compatibility with Autodesk’s AutoCAD software, enhancements to the object manager, inspect geometry command and GD&T workflows, and much more. BuildIT 2015’s advanced point cloud processing and new STL mesh generation feature expands BuildIT’s capabilities to reverse engineering applications such as 3D printing, rapid prototyping and CFD analysis. Read More