‘Field to finish’ is an automated surveying process that enables you to automatically create a digital, intelligent map from field survey data. During conventional ground-based surveys, field codes are often used to define captured survey points (this point is a utility pole, these points are the edge of a street curb, and so on). Products such as AutoCAD Civil 3D have built in features enabling the software to automatically generate linework and symbology from this coded survey data.
But what happens if you’re performing laser scanning instead of conventional ground-based surveys? Are ‘field to finish’ processes using Reality Computing still possible?
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