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Construction digital twin Pioneer Kapix today announced the integration with Aut Todesk’s BIM360 construction management platform. This is to streamline the construction workflow that weaves up-to-date information about the construction process into Aut Todesk planning tools.
Kapix’s move builds odes for construction planning on previous integration into the Todesk PlanGrad platform. For the seller and its customers alike, such integration in the odes todesk environment is the key to bringing digital twins to huge markets. As the mainstay provider of tools for organizing architectural, engineering and construction management processes, Odes Todesk will likely influence the performance of digital twins in these key areas.
“We believe the 3D digital twin platform will be seen as a new IT pillar – similarly relying on ERP, BIM, CRM and groupware to improve corporate-wide productivity,” Simon Bae, CEO and founder of Kapix, told Venturebit.
He said Kapix’s goal is to simplify the process of capturing real-time data about construction progress using low-cost cameras. This allows remote contractors, managers, owners and architects to walk virtually on job sites, create new requests for information (RFI) and assign them based on what they see and learn in the virtual walkthrough.
Streamlined digital two workflows
Kapix’s special sauce is to reduce the time, cost and effort required to capture up-to-date spatial data in 3D digital twins for construction. These drawings complement other tools used to produce 3D and walkthroughs.
“To date, construction remains largely hungry for the 2D industry and technological innovation,” Bae said. “We believe that 3D digital twin technology, and Kapix Works in particular, is a game-changer for customers.”
Importantly, Kapix allows non-technical users to capture a 3D presentation of a job site using a consumer-grade 360-degree camera, rather than a high-camera or leader, components that can cost thousands of dollars. With the Kapix approach, teams can update scans daily instead of waiting days or weeks for a new scan.
The advantage goes beyond the action of data capture as traditional 3D scan data consumes a lot of bytes.
“You can easily finish with many gigabytes of data after just scanning 10,000 gigabytes of space,” Bae said. Kapix has focused on reducing data requirements while maintaining adequate fidelity to everyday use cases, he suggested.
Kapix has specifically focused on improving the user experience and workflow in the construction industry. Ba argues that other 3D scanning platforms, such as MaterPort, focus on wider areas, with different requirements. Although they can provide a high-resolution image at a low cost, it may take time to complete a regular 3D scan of the actual construction site, making it less useful when it comes to frequent data capture on job site views during construction. Is, Bae has retained. .
“We believe that the Kapix approach will give customers the cooperation, confidence and control they need to be on time, on budget and on target.” It is important if digital twin technology will fulfill its promise to bring digital transformation into construction.
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