Virtual Design Analysis Group is a division of NVentum, LLC.

This unique collaborative endeavor; to utilize the latest reality capture technology to document the artifacts, buildings and campus of History San Jose, provides opportunities for private sector, non-profits and institutions of higher education to work together to solve some of today's most pressing engineering issues. The protocol for retrofitting as-built historic facilities and the use of new technologies to preserve our most prized historic treasures are vital to the continued success and expanded influence of our museums.
This blog will document the challenges and successes of this ambitious, one of a kind project.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

2014 Reality Capture Summer Technology Camp
July 12-19, 2014 at History Park in San Jose.

Our Summer Project, The Santa Ana School House

This past July, the Reality Capture Technology Training Center hosted its first week long technology camp.
We welcomed students ranging from 11th grade through graduate school to assist us in the digital documentation of the historic Santa Ana One Room School House on the campus of History Park.

This first time program provided a great opportunity for students to not only plan the process, but also use the latest laser scanning technology to complete the digital documentation.

I've attached some stills from the documentation process completed by the students.

Laser Scan by Liz York and Brittany Bradley
Z&F 6000S Laser Scanner

Liz York is a Graduate student from JFK University in Berkeley. Museum Collections and Curatorship is Liz's specialty. 

Laser Scan by Liz York and Brittany Bradley of JFK University
Z&F 6000S Laser Scanner at High Resolution

Brittany Bradley is a Graduate student from JFK University in Berkeley. MBA student in Museum Studies,  Brittany's has a minor is in photography

Laser Scan by Adam and Aaron Rhetta
Z&F 6000S Laser Scan at High Resolution
Adam Rhetta is a student at 
Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, CA. Aaron plans to study engineering in college.

Aaron Rhetta is in his second year at Evergreen Valley College. He'll be transferring to San Jose State University and majoring in Environmental Studies.

FARO 3D Focus
Laser Scanner
Program Basics:

Hardware- Faro 3D Focus Laser Scanner, Z&F 6000S Laser Scanner, Cannon EOS Rebel SLR Camera, Fisheye and Standard Lens

Software: Autodesk ReCap 360, Cyclone, Autodesk 1-2-3D Catch

Z&F 6000S
Laser Scanner

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