Offshore Rating Council Canada

Absolute Space is pleased to support Offshore Rating Council (ORC) Canada, an international body for the sport of competitive sailing and is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of rating and classification standards used to define offshore yacht racing handicap categories.

ORC-Canada wrote – “We would like to announce ORC-Canada’s first industry sponsor – Absolute Space.  Absolute Space offers advanced laser scanning for high definition modelling, documentation and surveying.  One of the requirements for getting an ORC certificate is to have a hull file for the boat.  While ORC maintains an extensive database of hull files, there may be times where there is no hull file or design file available.  In this case, the only solution is to have the hull scanned.”

For more information regarding the ORC Canada, please visit www.orc.org/canada/.

 

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George Liu receives the 2015 APEGBC Editorial Board Award

APEGBC_2015AThe Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC)  relies on the contributions of members from all disciplines to help enrich each other’s knowledge of engineering and geoscience. This year the Association selected the article, titled “Terrestrial Laser Scanning”, published in the May/June 2015 issue of Innovation as this year’s winner of the Editorial Board Award.

The award was presented to George Liu, P.Eng. by the Association President, Dr. John Clague, P.Geo. on October 17, 2015 at the Association’s Annual Conference in Kelowna, BC.

Fashion Gala at Robson Square

Absolute Space used a Leica P20 laser scanner to capture Robson Square in 3D. The laser measurements offered the exact dimensions of the venue, which event organizers used to design awnings, stages, seating, lighting, and fashion runways for the special event. Final products were delivered in REVIT and SketchUp formats. The sold-out event took place on Sept 16, 2015.  Vancouver Sun News.

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Digital Preservation of RCMP St Roch Announced

The Vancouver Maritime Museum, in partnership with CyArk and Absolute Space, announced the digital preservation effort of the National Historical Site, RCMP St Roch Schooner.

Click here for Media Release by the Vancouver Maritime Museum,

Click here for  the CBC Radio Vancouver – The Early Edition , posted by CBC Reporter Vivian Luk,

Click here for the Global and Mail News, posted by Reporter Mike Hager.

Absolute Space returns to Digital Days 2015

Absolute Space was invited back for another year and gave a talk on Lidar technology to BC filming professionals at their annual conference hosted by the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE 669), IATSE 891 and the Directors Guild of Canada. The event was held at the North Vancouver Bosa Centre for Film and Animation Capilano University on May 2-3, 2015.

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Digital Days 2015, Photographer David Dolsen 604.307.6945

Absolute Space and Riegl USA copresents at SPAR2015 in Houston, TX.

The presentation by George Liu and Tan Nguyen at this years SPAR International conference (Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2015)  in Houston Texas was a success. Due to popularity, they provided an encore presentation the next day. The presentation slides, titled “Overtaking Static Surveying” are available here.

Absolute Space and Riegl USA presents a hybrid mobile laser scanning system at SPAR Internation Annual Conference in Houston, TX,
George Liu showed a 2.7km of Vancouver’s West Broadway corridor which he and Tan Nguyen surveyed using Riegl’s new mobile scanning system.

 

Absolute Space is now an AIBC Registered Educational Provider

Absolute Space has been approved by the Architectural Institute of BC (AIBC) for providing training to its members on Laser Scanning technology. Member participants will be eligible for one Learning Unit (LU) towards fulfilling professional development requirements. If you have AIBC members in your organization and wish to arrange for a Laser Scanning course, please contact us via email, info@absolutespace.ca. AIBC Con Ed Logo_BW.