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Progress Towards a Semantic Understanding of 3D...

Automatically understanding what we've scanned is at the core of generating next-gen real estate visualization.

Press Roundup

The year is flying by and periodically we get behind on updating the blog, which brings me great shame. Particularly when it robs you, our…

Implementing 3 Screen Space Ambient Occlusion M...

How do we get movie-quality lighting in real time? Traditional 3D pipelines take a number of shortcuts when simulating lighting in a scene…

Implementing 3 Screen Space Ambient Occlusion M...

How do we get movie-quality lighting in real time? Traditional 3D pipelines take a number of shortcuts when simulating lighting in a scene…

Luma Demo 2

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest's October 2013 issue. There are few publications as revered in the real estate community as Architectural Digest and…

Finding the Shape of a Room

Below is an animation of the primitive extraction and meshing algorithm. The algorithm looks at a horizontal slice of the point cloud and…

Capturing a Toast in a Point Cloud

We've been working on our own hardware for capturing 3D and 2D data using a combination of a laser scanner and dSLR camera. We've named our…