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Reality Capture & Site Scanning: The Real World in a Digital Space

This exciting technology is revolutionizing construction.

Imagine having an accurate digital version of the real environment on your construction project. That’s exactly what reality capture and site scanning provide, but the potential impact and scope from capturing this data are enormous. This remarkable technology is not science fiction—it’s available and it’s rapidly revolutionizing the construction industry.

OpenSpace’s Solutions Engineer Manager Adam Settino joined Kipp Ivey, National Key Account Manager at FARO Technologies, to discuss this technology on Autodesk Construction Solutions’ Digital Builder podcast. Listen to their informative conversation about reality capture and site scanning and the role this technology plays in the construction industry.

Listen to this podcast to:

  • Get an overview of reality capture and site scanning and the technology involved
  • Hear why common misconceptions about reality capture don’t hold up
  • Learn how to evaluate reality capture technology for your business
  • Receive expert guidance on implementing reality capture into your workflows

 

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About the Speakers

Adam Settino

Adam Settino

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Adam is Solutions Engineer Manager at OpenSpace. He began his career as an architectural designer and has a diverse background in construction. Adam spent nearly a decade at Lee Kennedy Co., Inc, where he most recently served as Director of Virtual Design & Construction. His passion for finding technology solutions in construction led him to OpenSpace in late 2021. Adam is also an Adjunct Professor at Boston Architectural College.

Kipp Ivey

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Kipp is the National Key Account Manager at FARO Technologies. With over thirty years of construction experience, initially as a journeyman and moving to executive management, and then as a salesman in the MEP space. His expertise ranges from estimating, CAD (BIM) solutions, and fabrication to project management applications.
Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas (Host)

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Eric is the Manager of Construction Thought Leadership at Autodesk and the host of Autodesk's Digital Builder Podcast. He has spent a decade working in digital marketing, specializing in thought leadership style content marketing and customer marketing. He has worked in and supported the construction industry for most of his career.
At OpenSpace, we’re on a mission to bring new levels of transparency to construction. We combine simple off-the-shelf 360° cameras, computer vision, and AI to make it incredibly easy to capture a complete visual record of a job site, share it via the cloud, and track progress remotely. Our customers have used the platform to capture more than 8.5 billion square feet of job site imagery and over 494 million images of active construction projects, from job sites in 76 countries across five continents.