As part of our ongoing efforts to digitally preserve historic monuments and sites, and our continuing commitment to give back to society, DJS is proud to announce that we have completed documentation of another historic icon, Lucy the Elephant! In November of 2017, DJS technicians spent a day laser scanning, flying drones, and capturing […]
Jon W. Adams, Director of Architectural & Heritage Services ::::
In late September 2016, I had the opportunity to put my UAS drone pilot certification to use on an exciting project on behalf of DJS Associates: The comprehensive documentation of a historic icon, the Ferryboat Binghamton. Working with RGA, Inc., DJS was contracted to collect critical measurement information, in order to help satisfy proper documentation protocols for sites that appear on the National Register of Historic Places. The Binghamton had been closed for several years after experiencing a second life as a popular floating restaurant on the edge of the Hudson River in Edgewater, New Jersey. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]