Using 3D Pictures in Your Bluebeam Revu Workflow

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Fri, Apr 15, 2022 @ 11:02 AM

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Bluebeam Revu is an incredibly useful application that allows millions of users in the AEC industry to markup, takeoff, organize, and collaborate with PDF files. The markup tools are best-in-class and provide countless ways to improve design intent or submit RFIs.

 

But what if you could improve upon that experience? Try including some links to 3D stereoscopic pictures and never question a measurement again. You can with a Leica BLK3D imager to take pictures and link to your PDF drawing in Bluebeam Revu

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Leica BLK3D Camera Overview [ 2022 ]

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Sat, Feb 12, 2022 @ 01:40 PM

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Capturing and documenting conditions at a worksite just got easier. In fact, getting accurate measurements and dimensions at a jobsite is as easy as taking a picture on your mobile phone. The Leica BLK3D is a state-of-the-art handheld device makes it possible to capture 3D measurements from 2D photographs and will forever change how you capture onsite conditions.

 

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Using Laser Scanning in Construction

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Sep 17, 2020 @ 08:15 AM

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Wouldn't it be great to have accurate, as-built information at the start of a new construction project or renovation? Good news, you can. And, it is much easier than you think.

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BLK3D - Organizing and Exporting Files

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, May 20, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

Part four of our multi-part series on the Leica BLK3D Imager focuses on organizing and sharing 3D images. Previously, we covered how you can use the Leica BLK3D for taking stereo camera 3D pictures so you can take measurements directly from the image using sophisticated photogrammetry technology.

Besides being a reality capture device, the BLK3D is also a very competent DISTO unit that lets you to take accurate laser measurements. But, once the pictures and data are collected. How do you deal with them? How to you keep them organized and share them with others? 

 

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How to Sketch Floorplans with the Leica BLK3D Imager

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Apr 14, 2020 @ 09:45 AM

Part three of our multi-part series on the Leica BLK3D handheld Imager focuses on using the device for working with construction plans. To to maximize this functionality, users should certainly look into adding the optional Mobile Sketch and Document Software.

 

This upgrade opens up a whole new world of possibilities with the BLK3D. Users can import plans, sketch floor plans, create smart rooms, take point-to-point measurements, and even measure facades. Once you use it, this will become one of your favorite things about the BLK3D.

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How to Laser Measure With a BLK3D Imager

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Mar 17, 2020 @ 10:15 AM

This is part two of our multi-part series regarding the mobile applications of the innovative Leica BLK3D Imager. Last time, we explored capturing reality via photogrammetry - the ability to take measurements from stereo image photos.

 

Now, we detail how to take extremely precise laser measurement distance readings with the BLK3D for general distance, verification, or point-to-point calculations.

 

It is important to point out that the Laser Measure function is included out of the box, in the basic version of the device - no software upgrades are needed. 

 

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How to Perform Reality Capture with a Leica BLK3D Imager

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Mar 05, 2020 @ 08:00 AM

Swiss-based imaging manufacturer, Leica, recently introduced the first smartphone-sized device that allows users to instantly get measurable 3D data just be snapping a picture. Contractors are ecstatic about the new Leica BLK3D Imager.

 

This tool is perfect for skilled construction trades that need fast and accurate measurements, but not necessarily full models. It takes immediate and precise 3D measurements from any 2D image it captures.

 

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