We feel a 3D Tour from Panoptic Aspects can help the efficiency of the construction industry in many ways:
•Replaces the need for thousands of 2D photos, just navigate to the area you want and view
•Snagging can be done off site. As well as the ability to tag any issue you would like to highlight to contractors
•Incorporation into your BIM process
•Tag and link to O&M Manuals
•Take measurements with 99% accuracy
Panoptic Aspects can help with an innovative method to document the construction process…
Any large or small space can be captured with the highest level of data from the first day on site to handover. Documentation is critical for any new construction project. Panoptic Aspects provide documentation in such an impressive way.
Stakeholders and the Main Contractor need documentation to verify construction is being performed to standards and according to design. Verification based on good documentation lowers the amount of rework due to error. Finally, when the building is complete the facility manager can review documentation to find critical maintenance information and save them valuable time and money.
Panoptic Aspects is an ideal solution for construction documentation. A Panoptic Space offers an immersive and interactive 3D experience that’s easier to manage and navigate than thousands of 2D photos. Key features for the construction industry include:
•Create 3D walk-throughs and virtually take anyone immediately to a site or location
•Generate OBJ files and point clouds for as-builts and construction documentation
•Perform remote inspections, measure while offsite, and reduce site visits by capturing all data the first time. A 3D Virtual tour can document progress at a specific date, as well as the fine detail of all finishes cutting down the need for snagging on site
•Communicate key milestones quickly and effectively by eliminating travel time, and by sharing and annotating in the model to get sign offs
•Replace thousands of photos by capturing all imagery and data at once, and save time by eliminating the need to document, arrange, and label photos
•Take measurements from the 3D Space with 99% accuracy
•Export point clouds, floor plans, and reflected ceiling plans to CAD/BIM programmes such as AutoCAD and Revit. Incorporating Panoptic into your BIM process can help reduce virtual design and construction costs and help you win more bids
•Tag the 3D Space to create visual punch lists and operation manuals
•Link to specific spots in the 3D Space to communicate to stakeholders exactly where the problem is
•Get reflected ceiling plan images and schematic floor plans
Whilst documentation is critical to a successful project, showing the finished product off to a captivated audience is right up there too! Here’s a look at how Panoptic can impress any client or stakeholder….
Our Matterport virtual tours will engage users, it allows them to ‘walk’ around the space with the click of a mouse, and view everything the building has to offer. With information tags containing any description of the features you feel are important to the audience - these can include anything from a brief description, a link to important documents, further images, or taking the viewer to another website.
The unique doll’s house feature will show off the building even further; the user gains a true sense of scale and a better understanding of layout and where each room is located within a building, this is further supported by the floorplan view. That’s something that 2D photography will never achieve!
A completed building captured on a 3D tour is captivating for all viewers and so easy to share with those clients or colleagues you really want to impress - the tours can be sent as a link, embedded on a website, they are highly web optimised for PC’s, Macs, Tablets & mobile devices. Touch, tap & swipe controls make navigation very straight forward.
The Modular Building Industry is close to our heart (both directors of Panoptic Aspects have worked in the industry for most of their working lives). The benefits of using Matterport Virtual Tours by Panoptic are varied and substantial….
•During Construction View – Both in the factory and after installation on site, a showcase will provide both yourselves and your clients a detailed view of the progression of a project. Highlighting anything that merits attention via Mattertags for action by the Site Manager for use in Design Meetings and for presentation to Directors / Shareholders
•Post Construction (Handover) – A detailed point of view recording every element at the point of handover. Any items yet to complete can still be noted (via Mattertags) and signed off. Also, the tours can highlight any access issues
•Post Construction (Building Manual) – As per the Handover but having Mattertags added for User Manuals on each element (e.g. Air Conditioning Units, Fire Alarm Panels, etc) and also adding PPM Schedules and Asset Tags (Serial Numbers) to each element
•Post Construction (Showcase) – This is where you and your clients can really show off the finished product. Ideally taken with all furniture in place, a 360-degree walkthrough perspective showcasing the works at 4k resolution
•Post Project (Promotion of specific buildings for other projects) - A 3D showcase of a building prior to demobilisation of staff. This provides a great way to promote a building to other clients and move buildings directly to the new site instead of bringing back to the factory for storage and refurbishment. This would also provide as-built plans of existing buildings which are convertible into Revit. Measurements can be also be taken off-site highlighting any ad-hoc alterations which may have taken place
•Post Project - A 3D tour of any project can be used to promote to potential clients across all market sectors. As these files build up they can impress clients with projects relevant to them e.g. education, construction, healthcare etc. The files can be used in all types of promotion, even VR headsets for total immersion when exhibiting at annual shows