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Laser Scan Existing Conditions to Create Mesh File

Task:
TruePoint was selected by the University of Kentucky to 3D laser scan The Whitfield Stump, a three hundred-million-year-old preserved stump of a lycopod tree. The University was moving this 7,000-pound fossil from one area of campus to another. The client requested TruViews and post processing of the point cloud data to create a mesh file.

Location: 
Lexington, Kentucky

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3D BIM Scanning at University Boiler House

Task:
TruePoint provided laser scanning services for a client to plan modifications for a new boiler system. This boiler system was located in a Heating Plant on a college campus near Ypsilanti, Michigan and produces half of the electricity consumed on campus. TruePoint’s scan technician captured the structural features, equipment and MEP features of the operating floor, basement, mezzanine, roof and exterior façade. TruePoint engineers and CAD technicians delivered a 3D point cloud file that could be used to plan modifications and piping interferences.

Location: 
Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Existing Conditions Survey a Museum

Task:
The client was adding a greenhouse to an existing museum. TruePoint provided 3D laser scanning services to capture the as-built conditions of the historic building façade and parapet walls.

Location: 
Toledo, Ohio

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Toledo, Ohio Laser scan at greenhouse

3D Laser Scanning and 2D Drawing Provided for Historic Church

Task:
The front façade of a church with a large stained-glass window was damaged during a high wind storm. During the damage assessment, the client discovered that the wood frame holding the stained-glass window in place was rotted. TruePoint provided high definition laser scanning services to capture the exact window dimensions for the client to design a new aluminum frame.

Location: 
Lansing, Michigan

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Lansing, Michigan 3D laser scan

3D Laser Scanning Before Concrete Pour Saved Client Thousands

Task:
The client was in active build of an eight-story apartment complex in Houston, Texas. Each floor had five to six concrete pours scheduled on specific dates over an 8-month period. TruePoint 3D laser scanned each area to capture the existing conduit, post-tensioning, rebar plan and sleeves prior to the slab being poured. This allowed the client to check the existing conditions for any irregularities.

Location: 
Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas laser scanning

Hospital Requests TruePoint to Return to Site for Additional Laser Scanning

Task:
TruePoint performed a 3D laser scan for a hospital in Lexington, KY. Laser scanning took place on the 3rd floor which was in a demo, or shell state. This was TruePoint’s second phase of laser scanning for ongoing work at the hospital. The laser scan technician captured all structural, architectural and MEP features. TruePoint captured the existing building conditions and generated a 3D model for the client.

Location: 
Lexington, Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky 3D laser scan

3D Reality Capture Detroit City Block

Task:
Laser scan and capture 360° 3D color photographs, or TruViews, of one city block in downtown Detroit, Michigan, approximately 6.5 acres, prior to construction and pile driving operations. This client, a general contractor, wanted to document existing site conditions prior to beginning construction. Targets of acquisition included exterior building facades, parking lots, sidewalks and curbs.

Location: 
Detroit, Michigan

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3d reality capture detroit and grand city block

Laser Scan Office Building to Capture MEP Features

Task:
TruePoint 3D laser scanned 40,000 square feet of office space on the 6th floor of a building in Cincinnati. The area was recently renovated and the objective was to capture MEP features to create an accurate as-built survey for the client. TruePoint’s scan technician used a Leica P40 ScanStation to capture 3D point cloud data and TruePoint’s in-house engineers created a 3D CAD model.

Location: 
Cincinnati, Ohio

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MEP Office Building 01

Laser Scanning for Fabricated Panels

Task:
TruePoint’s 3D laser scanning services were used in Denver, Colorado to capture the dimensions of an existing building façade for the installation of prefabricated paneling. A new construction apartment complex desired a 2D CAD drawing to expedite prefabrication and installation.

Location: 
Denver, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado laser scan

Laser Scan to Capture Flange Information for Prefabrication

Task:
Laser scan a total of 100 Natural Gas Separator Units and Metering Skids to capture detailed flange information, including bolt hole orientation, elevation information and pitch of flanges. TruePoint generated 3D models of each skid’s flange for the client to verify the flange versus pipe orientation. The client used this information in pre-fabrication efforts to decrease their time making field changes during installation.

Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio

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Cleveland, Ohio laser scan

TruePoint Delivers 3D Mesh of Trees for New Development

Task:
This client desired to capture the attributes of two 100-year old trees and include them in the design plans for a new development. TruePoint laser scanned the trees and created a 3d mesh for the client to include in the drawings.

Location: 
Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas laser scan

3D Laser Scanning Pikes Peak Visitor's Center

Task:
Laser scan the existing conditions at Pikes Peak summit, tie to the surveyor’s existing survey control, and help the client use the raw data to gather the needed measurements. The ultra-prominent 14,115-foot mountain has the highest summit in North American and is located near Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Location: 
Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Colorado Springs, Colorado laser scan

TruePoint Provides 2D Drawings for Concrete Contractor

Task:
TruePoint performed high definition 3D laser scanning for a concrete contractor in Brooklyn, New York. The task for this client was to capture laser scan data from 12 interior floors and 2 roofs and create 2D drawings that would verify floor flatness and slab elevations after the contractor had completed the pouring and finishing of concrete throughout the building.

Location: 
Brooklyn, New York

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Brooklyn, New York laser scan

Laser Scanning Expedites Airport Renovations

Task:
TruePoint provided 3D laser scanning services for Port Columbus Airport in Columbus, Ohio. The client was upgrading the existing airport entrance to add more curb appeal; renovations which included the installation of a prefabricated ceiling panel system and new doors. The primary objective of the laser scan was to capture the ground, curbs, ceiling beams and related structural features to design and prefabricate the upgrades.

Location: 
Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio laser scan

Laser Scanning Aids Client in the Installation of Fabricated Paneling

Task:
TruePoint’s 3D laser scanning services were used in Boulder, Colorado to capture the dimensions of an existing building façade for the installation of prefabricated paneling.

Location: 
Boulder, Colorado

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Boulder, Colorado laser scan

3D Laser Scanning an NFL Stadium

Task:
TruePoint laser scanned the column and suites to have accurate dimensions for the client to design the new patio.

Location: 
Detroit, Michigan

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Detroit, Michigan laser scan

High Definition Laser Scanning a School in Cleveland

Task:
TruePoint used laser scanning in Cleveland, Ohio to survey approximately 130,000 sq. ft. of space after selective demolition at a school.

Location: 
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio Truepoint laser

Laser Scanning of Cement Kiln

Task:
To provide the client with very precise measurements on the interior of a cement kiln inlet area and the kiln inlet transition piece, including the riser.

Location: 
Near Dallas, Texas

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Laser Scanning Piles of Scrap Metal for Auditing Purposes

Task:
To laser scan piles of scrap metal for auditing purposes.

Location: 
Near Cincinnati, Ohio

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Cincinnati, Ohio laser scanning service

3D Laser Scanning of Metal Culvert Pipe

Task:
To utilize 3D Laser scanning to laser scan an existing corrugated metal culvert pipe.

Location: 
Baltimore, Maryland

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3D Laser Scanning of Metal Culvert Pipe

Dallas Texas - High Rise Construction Company Requires Power Line Assessment

Task:
To provide the client with the critical measurements of power lines running near scaffold being built for the construction of a building façade.

Location:
Dallas, Texas

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Dallas, TX laser scanning

Denver Canopy Scan

Task:
To provide the client with information on the structure for the fabrication and installation of aluminum composite panels.

Location: 
Denver, Colorado

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Denver Canopy Scan with laser

Brown Forman Distillery

Task:
Forensic scanning of remaining historically-significant building structure after a fire destroyed most of the building to assist with historical preservation and the re-building process.

Location: 
Whiskey Row – Louisville, KY

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Louisville, KY 3D laser scanning company

Outdoor Baggage Processing Area

Task:
Utilize LIDAR technology to laser scan the exterior of three building facades surrounding an outdoor baggage processing area of approximately 22,000 square feet. Building columns and significant features were the focus of the scan in order to analyze how a new structure would interact with the existing building.

Location: 
North Canton, Ohio

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North Canton, Ohio laser scanning

3D Laser Scanning of Hospital Kitchen

Task:
Laser Scan the interior of approximately 17,000 SF of Hospital Kitchen to capture all exposed MEP and conduct a floor fill analysis. The contractor and architect also wanted to see where installed systems aligned with their proposed model.

Location: 
Lexington, Kentucky

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Kentucky laser scan

3D Laser Scanning of Boiler Room

Task:
Scan the interior of a multi-level building, interior steel platform structure, and exterior facades of a boiler room to identify existing structure, exposed MEP, and basic architectural features such as doors, windows, and walls.

Location:
Finger Lakes Region, New York

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Finger Lakes Region, New York

As-is Verification for Denver Power Plant

Task:
To capture as much of the as-is conditions of the facility, including overhead obstacles, to be used for pre-planning, fabrication, and clash detection for the addition of new equipment to the plant.

Location:
Near Denver, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado Truepoint laser

3D Laser Scanning of Technology Center

Task:
The client needed to create as-builts and needed accurate room dimensions, beam and column detail, elevations, and dimensions on all mechanical piping and conduit.

Location:
Denver, Colorado

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Laser Scanning of Substrate Surface

Task:
To laser scan a building before installing metal paneling to verify that the exterior walls were level and uniform.

Location:
Dallas, Texas

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Dallas, Texas laser scanning company

Magnificent Mile Luxury Hotel

Task:
The client is converting a 1980s office building to a luxury hotel, and needs to locate tension cables and rebar to accurately place mechanicals. To facilitate the design, the client needs precise documentation of the substructure and surrounding structural elements.

Location:
Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois laser scanning 3D

Historical Amusement Park Building

Task:
Scan the interior of a building of historical significance constructed in the late 1800s and modified in the mid 1900s with an added second story. Support Columns and Beams on the first floor were the focus of the scan in order to analyze the building’s structural integrity and bring it up to current required building and loading codes.

Location:
Sandusky, Ohio

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Sandusky, Ohio laser scanning price

Denver Art Studio

Task:
To scan multiple floors and map out the radiant heat tubing in the flooring prior to concrete being poured. Doing so would allow the client to safely proceed with any cutting, coring, or drilling that may need to be done, without the concern of hitting any tubing or conduit.

Location:
Denver, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado radiant tube scanning

Historical Preservation on a High Rise: 3D surveying of an 1883 Chicago Classic

Task:
To laser scan a late 19th century historical high rise in Chicago's Central Loop.

Location:
Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois 3D laser survey

Construction Surveying
of a Medical Facility's Facade


Task:
To capture the edge of slab of multi-story hospital structure as it was being built to verify it was built to specifications and identify any discrepancies prior to fabrication of building envelope system.

Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio


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Intensity Map Point Cloud of Facade

High Definition Scanning for a Construction Survey of an Interior and Exterior As-built

Task: 
To create, as part of the overall engineering survey, an as-built of the interior and exterior of the entire building structure, which included 6 stories of parking garage, 2 floors of retail space and 8 levels of office space. 

Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio

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Cincinnati, Ohio laser scanning services

3D Laser Scanning and As-Builts Created for Interior Utility Tunnels

Task: 
To laser scan the interior of utility tunnels underneath a college dorm in order to obtain the basic tunnel structure, including walls, ceiling, visible concrete beams, and floor, but focusing, also, on capturing the water main that supplies the fire protection system. 

Location:
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Ann Arbor, MI laser scanning company

High Definition Lidar Capture & Model of an Exterior Architectural Facade including Dimensional Details of the Building

Task: 
To capture and model the exterior architectural and dimensional details of a historic church which has a variety of door and window openings, various levels of roofing, and a bell tower.

Location:
New York, New York

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Creating Model As-Builts for a Historical Building

Task:
To capture and document the existing conditions of
the historical building’s interior and exterior.

Location:
New Orleans,
Louisiana

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Figure 3 - View of Revit Model of historic building

Creating a Power Plant As-Built Model using a Non-Contact Measurement Tool

Task:
To capture as much of the as-is conditions of the facility, including overhead obstacles, to be used for pre-planning, fabrication, and clash detection for the addition of new equipment to the plant.

Location:
Point of Rocks, Wyoming

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Point Cloud Overview of Facility Scan Area

Lidar Survey Dimensions of a 6-Story Building

Task:
To capture the dimensions of all the window openings on the building.

Location:
Detroit, Michigan

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Detroit, Michigan Lidar Survey

Construction Field Verification of an Aquarium

Task:
To accurately capture the "as-is" conditions of an existing space so that the client could design a new space and be assured that the MEP components would not clash with existing features.

Location:
Toledo, Ohio

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Toledo, Ohio as is

3D High Definition Scan of a Historical Fire Station

Task:
To capture the architectural and structural detail of the exterior façade of a historic firehouse being renovated and updated to handle current needs of the fire department. 

Location:
Toledo, Ohio

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Toledo, Ohio 3D laser scanning cost

Model for Construction Verification of a Steel Structure using a Non-Contact Measuring Tool

Task:

The steel is located approximately 100 feet overhead and is, therefore, only accessible using a lift and, in some cases, not even with a lift. In addition, the sheer amount of steel makes it impractical to document using traditional methods.

Location:
Detroit, Michigan


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Detroit, Michigan laser scanning services

3D Laser Scanning Model for Construction Verification of Steel Structures

Task:

The construction management firm needed to determine the size and location of steel beams and structure located two stories above the hotel atrium entrance for renovations that were going to take place.

Location:
Chicago, Illinois


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As-Builts Created using 3D Lidar Services

Task:
To create as-builts of the interiors and exteriors of three recently acquired buildings, as well as elevations and contours of the surrounding parking lot area for the purpose of both design planning and the development of a proper drainage system. 

Location:
Sandusky, Ohio

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Sandusky, Ohio exterior and interior laser scanning

3D HD Laser Scanning of Interior Facade

Task:
To scan a complex-shaped wall feature so that steel components could be pre-fabricated to fit the wall correctly on first attempt. 

Location:
Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio 3D HD

3D Laser Scanning of a Utility Placement at Restaurant used a Non-Contact Measuring

Task:

TruePoint Laser Scanning was to use their scanning equipment and follow behind Ground Penetrating Radar Services as they marked out underground utilities on the ground. TruePoint would scan and capture their findings, which would also include the topographical and surrounding features of the area (building, signage, etc.), and deliver them into a 3D CAD model
.

Location:
Toledo, Ohio


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Toledo, Ohio 3D laser scanning service

Laser Scanning Services Used For in Hotel Rooftop Renovation

Task:
In preparation for a hotel’s renovation which was to include a retractable roof, TruePoint would use their laser scanning equipment to create a complete as-built of the hotel’s existing rooftop patio. Additionally, TruePoint would scan to locate the necessary support columns for the fabrication of a new steel support structure to be installed as part of the addition.

Location:
Chicago, Illinois

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3D CAD model Chicago

3D Laser Construction Surveying
for Future Renovations

Task:
The entire exterior of a residence needed to be scanned in order to map all of the existing stonework and its exact location so that it can be removed and, then, replaced after future renovation

Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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3D Laser Construction Surveying Wisconsin

3D Laser Scanning of A Historical Building with Detailed Façade Features

Task:
To scan the exterior of the church and adjacent school building in order to capture the dimensions and features of the two buildings.

Location:
Toledo, Ohio

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