Newsletter August2018

Woman in BIM

Women in BIM 2018

This August we are celebrating Women in BIM, through creating a platform to enable progress and incentive. Supporting and growing a community and opportunity for a diverse construction industry.

• 5 September 2018 (Wednesday) | 07:30 – 11:30 | Johannesburg Country Club

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Newsletter August2018

The DO’s and DON’ts of Autodesk Trials

The DO’s and DON’ts of Autodesk Trials

In the AEC industry it is important to test Autodesk software thoroughly before pushing it to the rest of the company. Look at the best practices for software trials ensuring a detailed, controlled, successful test process. Think of the trial’s use as a dress rehearsal for the eventual real-world implementation. There will be a lot of content that can be learnt during this period.

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Newsletter August2018

Scan and save

Scan and save

In areas such as design and construction, accurate measurements are essential. Something as small as a misplaced single digit can end up costing millions. To combat this potential issue, many companies have turned to laser scanning to get the most accurate data on size, shape and layout. Laser scanning company FARO is now offering the opportunity to turn that data into live virtual reality (VR) environments.

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Newsletter August2018

Constructed laser scanning

Constructed laser scanning

Laser scanning is a method of collecting surface data using a laser scanner which captures the precise distance of densely-scanned points over a given object at rapid speed. The process is commonly referred to as a point cloud survey or as light detection and ranging (LIDAR, a combination of the words ‘light’ and ‘radar’).

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