Which Version Do I Need?

You can purchase core PointFuse licenses in one of three ways, developed to suit your needs. The table below summarises the key differences across both versions and licenses.

Feature/function

PointFuse

PointFuse Team

PointFuse Powered
By JetStream

Subscription Period

MONTHLY
ANNUAL
ANNUAL
ANNUAL

Who is it for?

Reality Capture users looking to use PointFuse on specific projects; or a great way to try out PointFuse.

Reality Capture users looking to use PointFuse on specific projects; or a great way to try out PointFuse.

PointFuse users who wish to scale project efficiences across their wider team. Full editing and export functionality is provided at a lower cost.

Reality Capture users who are continuely dependent on as-built information for projects, using Leica laser scanning technology, who wish to leverage Leica’s Jetstream ecosystem.

Import point cloud

done done clear done

Import LGS

clear clear clear done

Multicore conversion from point cloud to mesh

done done clear done

Mesh classification

done done done done

Space Creator building report export

done done done done

Space Creator 3D export

30,000 sqft

100,000 sqft

30,000 sqft

200,000 sqft

Compare the features of different versions (pdf)

Features Table

PointFuse is a highly sophisticated middlewear software, developed to convert point clouds into intelligent 3D mesh data models, quickly and easily. It is widely used across digital construction, space measurement, and 3D visualization applications.

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Reality Capture

Pointfuse bridges the gap between Reality Capture and digital design Reality capture allows the easy collection of ‘as-built’ or ‘as-is’ conditions that represents a snapshot of what’s ‘real’ versus the design. Pointfuse makes it easy to convert point cloud data generated from reality capture technology such as laser scanning and photogrammetry into 3D intelligent mesh models that can be used with digital design data and with visualization applications; thus providing a seamless process from collecting point clouds to BIM.
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Segmented Mesh Model

Core to Pointfuse is the ability to convert points on the same plane into a series of separable meshes based on their geometry which we refer to as a Segmented Intelligent Mesh Model. This automatic segmentation of the mesh into discrete, selectable surfaces, not only allows the user to identifying and classify objects based on their geometry, but also assigns unique identifiers to them. Example: BIM project collaborators are getting access to ‘as-built’ objects as and when they need them – quickly, efficiently and accurately.

Convert Larger Files, Faster

The new conversion engine uses multicore processing to manage and enable unlimited point cloud conversion to provide real scalability.
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Photo Realistic Models

Pointfuse provides tools for a user to increase or decrease the quality of the texturing depending on the use case, providing full flexibility for any visualization workflow. Create even richer visualizations which can be used by VR applications like Unity, Unreal, Twinmotion and Twinsity. Combining the power of the classification and high quality texturing produces photo realistic 3D spaces where mesh objects can be easily interacted with.  
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Streamlined Classification

The new streamlined workflow makes classification easy, using templates and shortcuts to ensure maximum efficiency. The ability to classify objects within PointFuse, has had a huge impact on how as-built data is utilized within digital design workflows. Being able to quickly compare specific as built objects with the design to run clash detection, reduces the number of false clashes being flagged, a key advantage of using as-built software.

IFC Mapping

IFC templates can be created and edited for specific applications like architectural, MEP and HVAC so that selected objects can be classified and mapped to ensure compatibility with BIM software. Individual Asset ID's can also be assigned to objects, helping identification and automation in asset management workflows.
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NEW - Space Creator

A semi-automatic process for simple point cloud scan to BIM, creating parameterized models quickly and easily.  The Space Creator workflow accelerates the use of reality capture in space management and lease survey workflows. Walls, windows and doors within the mesh are converted to simple BIM families without the need for a library of objects.  All editing takes place within Pointfuse itself. No plugins for third party software are required. Mapped to the standardized IFC schema, Pointfuse Space Creator exports 2D floor plans, 3D BIM models and PDF building reports.  This brings comprehensive reporting and easy integration to existing facility management operations and systems. Contact us for a demo today.
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Small File Sizes

PointFuse's mesh models are intelligently optimized by reducing the number of triangles on planar surfaces while leaving density on the complex geometry. This ensures a high quality mesh model while reducing the working data size by a factor of up to 100x.

Additionally, using the segmentation and classification tools, data sizes can be further reduced by removing noise or classifying only the relevant objects. Layers can be isolated and exported, further reducing the file sizes.
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Digital Construction Collaboration

PointFuse intelligent mesh models not only provide selectable geometry but are highly optimised, reducing the working data size a factor of up to 100x, making them significantly easier to use and share with online 3D collaboration portals, such as BIM 360, Revitzo, Procure, 3D Repo, and Trimble Connect when compared to the original point cloud.   Visit the Autodesk BIM 360 page to find out more.
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