What does the NCTech iStar Camera offer?

This high resolution camera has a simple, efficient interface for capturing superb quality imagery in a variety of environments and allows for fast, accurate data capture with a setup time of seconds. What can the NCTech iStar be used for? The unit has been integrated into our rapidly expanding 3D department and we aim to… Continue reading

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The Benefits of 3D Modelling for Design Teams

We understand the challenges of architects and design teams. 3D modelling can provide a solution to those challenges. Here are the benefits of 3D modelling for architects and design teams: Help to avoid mistakes – To help to avoid mistakes our surveyors will take extensive photographs over the site and neighbouring buildings so we can… Continue reading

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What is 3D Laser Scanning?

High Definition 3D Laser Scanning (HDS) is an exciting and expanding technology based around rapid, non-contact, non-destructive, data capture that measures the shape of physical objects using line of sight lasers, to create “3D point clouds” of data. It is the most rapid method of recording any site, building or object in true 3D, providing… Continue reading

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Leica ScanStation P20 is a welcome addition to Formby Surveys

With its ability to present a detailed view of the built environment and provide greater accuracy, 3D laser scanning offers many benefits to users and clients alike over conventional surveying methods. Our senior surveyor Jeff Davies tells us about what Formby Surveys is doing to meet the demand for 3D laser scan surveys and gives… Continue reading

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Formby Surveys Undertakes Office Move

Having outgrown our offices in Formby, it was time to move to bigger premises to accommodate our increasing staff numbers and plans for growth. Our new office is now located in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre. “The move to Liverpool is hugely positive for us,” said our Managing Director Andy Roberts. “The city has… Continue reading

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