Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by pburrows145 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:39 pm

SCCS HDS wrote:
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Have you been given a price for CloudWorx AutoCAD Basic yet?
I was going to ask the same! CloudWorx Basic is a great entry point.

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by adam.lucivjansky » Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:18 pm

Thanks for your help guys, I'm going to check out Undet Software :)

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by Dietervdsaffele » Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:28 pm

Hello,

We are currently using cloudworx to proces our scan data to 2D plans.
It works quite well but it is a version from 2015 and our maintenance has expired a few years ago.
Our scanning project are quite large: sometimes up to 200 scans and over 1 billion points.

I was also wondering if there is other/better software out there to do the job.
Adam (or someone else), have you already tested the UNDET software? And what are your experiences with it?

Thanks!

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by ericguizzetti » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:53 pm

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Hi Adam,

Although it's not AutoCAD please check out Rhino CAD and our plugin for it (Arena4D.. www.veesus.com).

Rhino does produce AutoCAD compatible output and combined with our plugin is a very popular tool for creating architectural drawings from point clouds. The cost is also somewhat less!

Mark
I want to try your plug in! I love Rhino and believe it a better tool than ACAD.
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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by Mark Christy » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:19 pm

ericguizzetti wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:53 pm
Mark Christy wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:21 am
Hi Adam,

Although it's not AutoCAD please check out Rhino CAD and our plugin for it (Arena4D.. www.veesus.com).

Rhino does produce AutoCAD compatible output and combined with our plugin is a very popular tool for creating architectural drawings from point clouds. The cost is also somewhat less!

Mark
I want to try your plug in! I love Rhino and believe it a better tool than ACAD.
Hi Eric,

You can download a 14 day trial free from our website. Any questions just ask!

Mark

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by gsisman » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:05 pm

adam.lucivjansky wrote:
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Hi colleagues,

I'm doing some research about softwares for pointcloud processing, I will need to create 2D building floorplans, elevations and sections from pointcloud data in Autocad. I know there is Cloudworx and Pointsense on the market and especially Pointsense looks pretty good from the videos I've seen so far but I'm little bit worried about price as I found it here: http://surveyequipment.com/kubit-pointsense-building/ being for sale for nearly £4000.... This is quite a lot for self employed person in central europe so I'm looking for more budget friendly alternative. It doesn't have to be too fancy, just containing basic funcionalities helping with pointcloud as using only native autocad is a bit painful.... Can you advice anything ? Thank you.

Adam
What format are you getting your pointcloud data in? If E57 or PTS or others Autodesk does have recap Pro. It works but is klugey in some ways, but you can make it work.

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by VXGrid » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:01 am

Dietervdsaffele wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:28 pm
Hello,

We are currently using cloudworx to proces our scan data to 2D plans.
It works quite well but it is a version from 2015 and our maintenance has expired a few years ago.
Our scanning project are quite large: sometimes up to 200 scans and over 1 billion points.

I was also wondering if there is other/better software out there to do the job.
Adam (or someone else), have you already tested the UNDET software? And what are your experiences with it?

Thanks!
Did you have a look at PointCab yet?
It's very user friendly and efficient, the project size doesn't matter.
You can generate Orthophotos out of the point cloud and draw upon these.
You can download the trial from our website.

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by landmeterbeuckx » Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:07 pm

I use pointcab all the time for slices and orthophotos. Very easy to learn and master.

I also deliver a lot of georeferenced dwg's with images to architects to draw themselves. Highly recommended
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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by pburrows145 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:50 pm

landmeterbeuckx wrote:
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I use pointcab all the time for slices and orthophotos. Very easy to learn and master.

I also deliver a lot of georeferenced dwg's with images to architects to draw themselves. Highly recommended
Anyone tried the new Ortho-slice/section tool in Cyclone BASIC yet? Produces a DXF with image slices ready for import to a CAD package...

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Re: Budget friendly pointcloud addon for Autocad

Post by Jamesrye » Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:23 pm

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Anyone tried the new Ortho-slice/section tool in Cyclone BASIC yet? Produces a DXF with image slices ready for import to a CAD package...
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I didn't know about this function! It's very useful, thanks. :D

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