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3D Scanning Utilized to Help Local Custom Body Shop

Jon W. Adams, Director of Architectural and Heritage Services ::::

DJS Associates was retained by Mike Snyder of Exotic Customs, Inc., a custom body shop located in nearby West Chester, PA to digitize a hand-fabricated prototype for a custom automotive grill. This digitization will provide Exotic Customs the ability to precisely refine the part as they […]

By |December 13th, 2016|3D Laser Scanning, handheld laser scanner|0 Comments

Did You Know: 3D Scans Improve Workflow

Creating something from scratch can often be a time-intense and difficult task, particularly when a deadline is involved. DJS recently teamed with a local artist to help jump start a project under a tight deadline.

In this case, the artist was tasked with producing a sculpture, in the likeness of a person of interest who […]

By |November 14th, 2016|3D Laser Scanning, 3D Laser Scanning for Artist|0 Comments

Tech Tip: Display Options for 3D Laser Scan Data

One of the important variables in collecting 3D laser scan data is the consideration of display options. Really? Display options? As in, how the data is presented? Yes! While display options are ultimately cosmetic, understanding the options at the outset of a project can have a significant effect on both how 3D laser scan data […]

Summary: 2015 Inaugural Drone World Expo

On November 17th and 18th, 2015, Jon W. Adams, with DJS Associates, Inc., attended the inaugural Drone World Expo (DWE) conference in San Jose, CA. Chief among the topics at DWE were discussions surrounding the proposed system for UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) Traffic Management (UTM). The goal of this UTM is to effectively and efficiently […]

By |December 8th, 2015|Drone Technology, Drone World Expo|0 Comments

3D Laser Scanning/BIM Documentation: Commercial Building

DJS Associates recently completed a 3D Laser Scanning/BIM (Building Information Modeling) documentation project for Foulger-Pratt Development in Washington, DC.

In just one day, 1.9 million unique measurements were collected as part the 3D laser scanning process. 78 scan positions were used, including ground-level scans around the exterior, and roof-level scans. BIM modeling was […]

By |October 19th, 2015|3D Laser Scanning, Architecture, BIM Model, Preservation|0 Comments

My Summary of the SPAR 2015 Conference

Last week I attended the SPAR 2015 conference in Houston, TX. SPAR International is a conference & exhibition focused on end-to-end business and technology considerations for 3D measurement and imaging for industrial facilities; building, architecture and construction; forensic and security.

Below is a brief summary of the conference.


Market studies from ARC Advisory Group are showing that […]

Digitally Preserving A Historical Philadelphia Landmark


The Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery and DJS Associates have also partnered with CyArk, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the digital preservation of cultural heritage, adding this new 3D laser scanning data to its large archive of cultural heritage sites.

We sincerely hope that this important Philadelphia landmark can be saved, so that it can be […]

So Many Measurements, So Little Time

In order to make effective use of both time and materials, mistakes have to be minimized. Quality in, quality out. Measure twice, cut once. Get it right the first time. These statements and ideals are known across the construction industry, which like many other industries relies on accurate and comprehensive measurement data as a starting […]

Lincoln Memorial Project

In December 2013, DJS Associates, Inc., a firm specializing in 3D scanning technologies,undertook a project of enormous magnitude on behalf of the National Park Service (NPS) and CyArk, a nonprofit organization dedicated to digitally preserving cultural heritage sites around the world. The goal: digitally scan the Lincoln Memorial for historical preservation. As with most scanning […]

DJS Introduces Mercer Museum to 3D Digitalization of Artifacts

Today, Jon W. Adams, Director of Architectural and Heritage Services, and Eric Davis, IT Coordinator, met with the Mercer Museum Board of Directors to discuss how DJS could preserve and digitally showcase the museums artifacts. The Mercer Museum is looking for new ways to display their artifacts, which number in the tens of thousands.

Using 3D […]

By |February 9th, 2015|3D Laser Scanning, Mercer Museum, Preservation|0 Comments