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Architecture – Reality Capture: What and how for ensuring accuracy within BIM

7 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of reality capture technologies, from technical to application.
  • Develop an understanding of how reality capture is used in today’s AEC projects.
  • Understand the concepts and best practices for selecting the correct method for your project.
  • Understand the many deliverables and their use cases from the various forms of reality capture.
  • Gain an overview of various reality capture software from the technicians’ and clients’ points of view.


Reality Capture, and how it helps ensure accuracy within Building Information Modeling, is a standard in most of the AEC projects in the world today.

There are many forms of reality capture available in today’s market. Having a grasp of which is the correct form for your project’s needs is a must. From laser scanning to photogrammetry there are numerous ways to ensure your design and As-Built models are validated and accurate. In this introductory course, you will understand the key technologies and their deliverables, and more importantly, when to use each correctly and efficiently.

Course Outline:

  • Principles of Reality Capture
  • Reality capture methods
  • Pros and Cons of methods
  • Hardware and Software required
  • Deliverables and outputs widely used (Scan to BIM, meshing, etc.)
  • Planning and scheduling overview

Who Should Attend

  • Principals, Owners
  • Architects
  • Project Managers
  • Technologist/Technicians
  • Interior Designers
  • Landscape Designers
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Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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