NavVis Launches IndoorViewer 2.4

NavVis has announed that version 2.4 of their IndoorViewer software is now available. This major release includes a number of relevant updates that will increase the possibilities of the 3D visualization solution, such as an option to automatically generate highly detailed floor plans, enhanced routing capabilities, a new way to customize and view content, and enterprise-ready security features. NavVis IndoorViewer includes a map view to give users a 2D overview of the scanned structure(s) and its surroundings. The default floor plans that appear in the map view are simple outlines of the buildings that have been automatically generated from the... (read more)
2019-06-06 02:43:36

NavVis Launches New Solution for SLAM Precision

NavVis, a global leader in mobile indoor mapping, visualisation and navigation, has announced new mapping software that significantly improves the accuracy of simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) technology in indoor environments, such as long corridors. The software update will be available for users of the NavVis M3 Trolley and will significantly improve the accuracy of the resulting maps and point clouds. NavVis’ mobile mapping system, the M3 Trolley, builds upon SLAM to increase speed and efficiency when scanning buildings. SLAM is a technique originally developed by the robotics industry that is now increasingly being used in surveying and autonomous driving... (read more)
2018-02-08 10:25:26

Indoor Mapping Startup NavVis Secures Millions in Funding

High-tech startup NavVis, specialised in the digitalisation of indoor spaces, has announced that it has successfully closed its latest funding round of EUR7.5 million. Target Partners and Don Dodge – investment veteran in digital indoor tech and Developer Evangelist at Google – are joining as new investors. MIG Fonds and BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH are increasing their investments. These days GPS and maps are taken for granted – but not indoors. NavVis develops an innovative technology for the mapping and navigation of indoor spaces. The company provides a platform for end-to-end digitalisation of buildings: From 3D mapping (patent-pending M3 trolley), to... (read more)
2015-12-23 09:26:19

NavVis Secures Million-dollar Funding for Indoor Mapping

NavVis, a leading global provider of indoor spatial intelligence solutions, has announced that it has closed a new funding round, raising a total of US$35.5 million. The Series C funding round was led by Digital+ Partners, with additional participation from new investor Kozo Keikaku Engineering (KKE) and existing investors MIG, Target Partners and BayBG. The new funds will be used to accelerate NavVis’ growth in the global enterprise market, where demand for indoor spatial intelligence solutions is being driven by the rapid adoption of digital twin technology. Digital twin technology is being used by an increasing number of enterprises to... (read more)
2018-12-12 12:58:50

NavVis Deploys SLAM to Automatically Remove Point Cloud Artifacts

NavVis, the Germany-based global provider of indoor spatial intelligence solutions for enterprises, has released new software for the NavVis M6 indoor mobile mapping system (IMMS) that automatically detects and removes dynamic objects and object fringe points from point clouds during the post-processing of scan data. Fringe points and dynamic objects are two common types of point cloud artifacts that affect all 3D laser scanning devices. Fringe points arise when a laser beam hits the edge of an object as well as its background. This scattered beam ultimately appears as a so-called fringe around the edge of the object in the... (read more)
2019-02-14 10:28:24

NavVis Introduces Cloud-based Platform for Immersive 3D Buildings

NavVis, a German provider of indoor spatial intelligence solutions for enterprises, has announced the launch of NavVis Cloud. This new cloud-based platform gives laser scanning professionals access to NavVis IndoorViewer as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution. Fully immersive, web-based 3D buildings can now be delivered as part of every scan project using point cloud files from terrestrial laser scanners and the NavVis M6 indoor mobile mapping system (IMMS). NavVis IndoorViewer is a web-based application that transforms data captured by laser scanners into fully immersive 3D buildings. With a few clicks, scan data is automatically structured into a basic model of the... (read more)
2019-03-20 09:29:27

NavVis IndoorViewer: Select and Download Sections of Large Point Clouds

NavVis, a global provider of indoor spatial intelligence technology and enterprise solutions, has announced the beta release of NavVis IndoorViewer 2.5. This major software release will significantly extend the point cloud functionality through a new download feature that lets users select and crop sections of large point cloud files in browser, and then download and use the file in third-party modelling software. NavVis IndoorViewer is a web-based 3D building visualization software that displays point clouds, 360° panoramic images and floorplans as realistic, fully immersive digital buildings. The intuitive interface and realistic 3D view have made NavVis IndoorViewer especially popular among... (read more)
2019-09-11 10:56:47

European Investment Bank Provides EUR20 Million Funding to NavVis

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and NavVis have signed a contract which provides financing of €20 million to NavVis, a global market leader in digital twin technology. NavVis has experienced unprecedented growth in demand for its indoor spatial intelligence solutions, and will further invest in expanding operations to meet the need for technological innovation in the enterprise manufacturing industry. The EU bank’s loan is backed by a guarantee from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe under which the EIB and the European Commission are working together as strategic partners and the... (read more)
2020-07-09 08:28:32

NavVis Adds Virtual Planning and Communication Features to IndoorViewer Software

NavVis, known for its indoor spatial intelligence technology, has announced the release of NavVis IndoorViewer 2.7. With this software release, users can look forward to a number of additional features to the measurement tool including the ability to annotate measurements as well as being able to export and share them as PDF documents. NavVis IndoorViewer is an innovative web-based deliverable that turns laser scan data into basic building models displayed as 360° realistic digital buildings, point clouds and customizable floorplans. The software, which is also available as a cloud-based SaaS solution – NavVis Cloud – can be set up on-demand... (read more)
2020-08-04 03:20:09

NavVis Launches Processing in the Cloud for Fast Laser Scanning Workflows

NavVis, an innovator in indoor mobile mapping, has introduced the Cloud Processing Add-on for NavVis IndoorViewer, a cloud-based tool designed to enable users to quickly and easily convert laser scans into survey-grade, photo-realistic point clouds from data captured by NavVis M6 and the new wearable device, NavVis VLX. The fully integrated NavVis indoor mapping solution is relied upon by laser scanning service providers, professional surveying firms, and Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) companies. “We wanted to offer our users a processing tool that significantly speeds up and simplifies their workflows, so they can benefit both in the short and long term,” said Lisa... (read more)
2020-11-19 11:05:36
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