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What Is Point Cloud Revit ?

The data which comes out from the process of Scan to Bim, which involves capturing 3D scanning of any structural building points with the help of a laser scanner, is considered and taken as a point cloud. The highly accurate 3D point cloud of any particular building or region or site, or location comes after multiple buildings and locations get registered with the help of laser scanners.



Specifications of point cloud


You will have the full control of using point clouds for the sake of providing the present condition of any particular site or building. This particular information is the beginning for the model of Revit, and this we can call Point Cloud Revit. Let’s understand some of the most important specifications of point clouds in the points given as follows.

  • A point cloud behaves generally like a model within Rivet.

  • Point clouds also come in various modeling views such as sections, plans, 3D.

  • When point cloud gets cut by sections, plans, and section boxes, it will allow to isolate the sections of the cloud.

  • You will also be able to move, rotate, select, copy, mirror, delete point cloud.


What does Revit mean?


Structural engineers, architects, landscape architects, electrical and plumbing engineers, mechanical engineers, contractors, and designers use Autodesk Revit basically as a building information modeling software. For the first time, this particular software came into existence on the 5th of April 2000, and it supports a 64 bit Windows operating system.


As far as the software of Revit is concerned, it helps in designing a particular structure or building and its components in 3D. Revit software becomes very useful in acquiring the building information database of the building model.


Top features of Revit software


Revit has the capacity of supporting multidiscipline design collaboration, and we will know some of the most important features of Revit software to get to know its importance in the process of building information modeling.

  • Revit software can easily and quickly generate design alternatives based on inputs, goals to give higher performing options.

  • With the help of Revit software, different types of work from multiple disciplines can be saved on a shared file.

  • Revit also helps in creating a tablet display of the model information.

  • Revit also helps in optimizing and expanding Bim workflows with the help of a graphical programming interface that gets installed with Revit.

  • Great and realistic improvement in visualization is another crucial feature of Revit.

  • One more noticeable feature of Revit is about electrical design enhancement, which Revit shows.


Final Point


It will be an interesting thing to know that Point Cloud Revit for the process of building information modeling is beneficial, particularly in the restoration of heritage sites.

We found the best format to import point clouds, and that format happens to be PCG. It is also true that various files in other formats can be used as well. It is always going to be a beneficial thing to reset and remodel points in Revit before starting to work on point cloud models.

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