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Reality Capture Round-Trip for Construction: Physical to Digital and Back to Physical

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    Reality capture is focused on digitizing the existing condition to gain a contextual understanding of the design constraints. In this class, we'll go beyond. We'll capture the physical condition to ensure designs are accurate and constructible by transferring our designs back into the physical world. First, we'll cover the digitization of the physical condition. We'll fully explore the laser-scanning process using the Leica BLK360 and ReCap Mobile software. Then, we'll learn how to use that data efficiently in Autodesk design environments such as AutoCAD Civil 3D software, Revit software, and Navisworks software. We'll collaborate our designs with the field using multiple digital approaches such as PDF, DXF, and BIM 360 Glue software. Finally, we'll transfer our digital designs back into the real world using the Leica iCon Robotic Total station, which we'll feed data from simple DXFs and outputs from Point Layout software, or we'll control it directly by BIM 360 Glue software.

    Key Learnings

    • Learn how to use the Leica BLK360 with ReCap Mobile to collect field information
    • Learn how to use point clouds in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Revit, and Navisworks
    • Collaborate with field personnel using Point Layout, DXF, and BIM 360 Glue
    • Learn how to use the Leica iCon Robotic Total Station to perform field-layout operations