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DigitalBoost Case Study – Celtic 3D

At the core of Celtic 3D is a stunning piece of software developed by Gavin that allows viewers to visualise in 3D an item they are considering purchasing. The viewer can move and turn the object to see it from all angles without any special software themselves, just a browser on a PC or mobile […]

DigitalBoost Case Study – Rustic Simplicity

Anita and James are crafts people manufacturing furniture and uniquely Scottish souvenirs from old whiskey barrels. Being crafts people it it’s not too surprising that they have a solid foundation in ICT skills and have developed a comprehensive, agile and inspiring website for themselves. However, the world of online sales was not working as well […]

DigitalBoost Case Study – Glasgow Green Apartments

Alan MacDonald started his holiday accommodation business over 10 years ago, offering short term lets to holidaymakers in Glasgow and its surrounding areas. He has built the business up to include 12 apartments and is now offering accommodation in other Scottish cities and towns.

When Commendium first got in contact with Alan under the DigitalBoost project, […]

3D Cave Scanning: The challenges of 3D scanning underground

Working in darkness
Moving underground, without equipment, can be a challenge on its own. Add a £100,000’s worth of 3D laser scanning equipment into the mix and it can test the mettle of most.

Photogrammetry underground, in mines and caves, presents a lighting challenge that is matched by few other scenarios (short of filming underwater). Caves and […]

2016 Lidar GeoMapping Events

2016 is going to be an exciting year for Lidar / GeoMapping with events taking place throughout the year, across the globe. Here is a list of 2016 events so far. It’s not a complete list but a great starting point.

Commendium won’t be attending all of the events as we’d never get any work done […]

3D Scanning Services Cumbria

What is 3D laser scanning?
A 3D scanner is a laser emitting device that analyses and records a real-world object or environment by collecting information on its x/y/z co-ordinates, shape, proximity and even its appearance (e.g. colour). The collected data can then be used to construct digital three-dimensional models. Commendium Ltd, based in Cumbria, uses a Riegl VZ400 on a Gitzo tripod to ensure a high level of detail and great coverage when performing its scanning services. It’s an expensive, but robust, system with a range of 1.5 – 600m – meaning we can get a larger area recorded in with less scans – in a short time frame.

Of course, scanning is just the first part of the process and work is done to the scan data in order to output it all in a format that is most suited to its intended purpose. […]

Refresh your website

Is your website feeling its age?
“Your site is not mobile friendly!”
“It doesn’t do what we want it to!”
It might be time to revamp your site if you are feeling that your site could be doing more for you. If the site is older than a few years and has not been updated much then it’s […]

SEO – Why bother with it?

What is Search Engine Optimisation?
Apart from being a term that cold callers use when they ring you at inconvenient times, it’s also one that describes improving your discoverability online.
Google (other search engines are available) is a supplier of answers. You type your search request and Google gives you the best match that it can for […]

3D Imaging the world’s largest caves – INTERGEO 2015

A discussion on what works underground
Speaking at INTERGEO 2015, Richard Walters (CEO) described the challenges faced while scanning some of the worlds largest cave systems. This includes both hardware and software ideals, and where current equipment and technology measures against these ideals.  […]

3D Scanning Talk: Richard Walters speaks at Lidar 2015

Richard Walters, our CEO, attended the Riegl Lidar 2015 User Conference in Hong Kong and Ghuangzhou hosted by Riegl in May 2015, to give a keynote talk.

Richard spoke about his experience of finding the Cloud Ladder Hall cave, and the challenges of 3D mapping such a vast expanse – something that would not have been […]