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A study of the evolution of 3D laser scanning is very much a study of tech development in microcosm. It’s the story of seemingly outrageous ideas and the ingenuity that made them reality — the race between imagination and technology, each struggling to keep up with the other.
Download The Evolution of 3D Laser Scanning to learn how a powerful set of hardware and software tools have finally reached that optimal balance between potential and practicality, which is where 3D scanning in construction stands today.
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