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Laser scanning reduces cost and timeline in construction

September 23, 2020
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Laser scanning is quickly becoming standard practice in the AEC industry and for good reason! In our last article, we discussed the unique benefits laser scanning provides to facilities management, maintenance and building security. However, the benefits of laser scanning extend much further into the AEC industry, including significant applications for construction.   In this article, we explore the ways…

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Facilities, Maintenance, Security! We Cover All 3 With One Scan!

September 9, 2020
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At Cadnetics, we pride ourselves on being experts in versatility .  As end-to-end specialists in the AEC industry, we are experts in measuring, drafting, modeling, and visualizing.  Our leadership is well-versed in the entire design-build process and maintains focus on the big picture while ensuring impeccable detail at every stage. But in order for that chain to work, we need…

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Using BIM 360 For Remote Teaming

July 9, 2020
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It should come as no surprise that COVID-19 has drastically changed the way we all work. The risks of in-person contact and communication have altered the structure of how companies function and how they are allowed to interact with their customers. These risks have moved many companies online, or have at least drastically reduced the amount of in-person contact permitted…

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Designers: How Laser Scanning Can Help You

June 17, 2020
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As the AEC Industry continues to advance its technological capacity and standard, one major trend we have heavily invested in is the implementation of laser scanning in the design process. If your goal is to complete your next design project quickly and efficiently, laser scanning should be an indispensable tool in your bag. As we hope to show you, any…

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What is BIM 360 and How Can It Help You?

May 29, 2020
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The innovation of the  AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry has seen many major shifts over the last 50 years. From sheet drawings to CAD (computer-aided design) and now BIM (Building Information Modeling), BIM 360 software seems to be the next logical step in the series of technological innovations within the AEC field at-large. At Cadnetics we believe there are various…

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Visualization Tools to Make You Look Better

May 13, 2020
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The human brain is miraculously capable of imagining life-like renderings of vastly complex images and ideas. Despite this amazing capacity, the way your vision appears in your mind’s eye isn’t always accurately communicated or immediately apparent to others. That disparity of vision can create frustration and friction between designers and stakeholders, and serious problems in the business process — that’s…

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CAD vs BIM

May 6, 2019
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The debate of Computer-Aided Design vs. Building Information Modeling has been happening since the word BIM came into fruition. But what does all this jargon mean? We are basically in a transition of design technique right now within the AEC group, and people are learning the new process of BIM just like they learned the new process of CAD in…

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Let’s Talk 3D Scanner

April 29, 2019
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Faro 3D X 330: A Laser Scanner With Over 1000 Feet of Scanning Capabilities AEC Firms looking to learn more about laser scanning? Learn more about one of the Faro Laser Scanners Cadnetics uses and how we use these tools to help other firms alike! If you are tired of project delays, inaccurate measurements or models – if you have…

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The Faro S70 Laser Scanner

March 14, 2019
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Faro S70 Laser Scanner Review and How to Get Your Hands On One Today Attention: All BIM Laser Scanning Beginners Is the Faro S70 Laser Scanner right for me? This is an overview of the Faro S70 3D laser scanner. The S70 is the first of three scanners in the Faro Focus Series. It is a compact and lightweight device designed…

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Contractors Benefiting from 3D Laser Scanning

January 18, 2019
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Building Information Modeling, or BIM, has many moving parts. BIM is a process and not any single phenomenon. BIM is an improvement of processes used throughout the Building Life Cycle, including communication and collaboration, which leads to better business decisions being made. BIM may include 3D laser scanning, which can take existing conditions of a structure and be shared with…

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