NCTech unveils iSTAR Pulsar

Com­pa­ny intro­duces new vir­tu­al data cap­ture sys­tem designed for cap­ture on the move   Edin­burgh, UK – May 22, 2018 – NCTech, a devel­op­er of real­i­ty imag­ing sys­tems, today announced the avail­abil­i­ty of iSTAR Pul­sar, the company’s pro­fes­sion­al edge-to-cloud big data sys­tem, opti­mized for cap­ture on the move. iSTAR Pul­sar is designed to cap­ture 360-degree……
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Big Announcement at GEO Business

NCTech will be exhibit­ing at GEO Busi­ness for the third con­sec­u­tive year, but this year we have some­thing big to announce. We are launch­ing our new iSTAR Pul­sar ‘Big Data’ cap­ture sys­tem and want to find out more about how the geospa­tial indus­try is gear­ing up to max­imise the oppor­tu­ni­ties being offered by ‘Big Data’……
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Immersive tech — transforming the workplace

Immer­sive tech­nol­o­gy, name­ly VR, AR and Mixed Real­i­ty, is undoubt­ed­ly dri­ving inno­va­tion across a broad spec­trum of indus­tries. I recent­ly tuned into a webi­nar host­ed by VR Intel­li­gence to learn how dif­fer­ent indus­tries have inte­grat­ed this tech into their busi­ness, as both an organ­i­sa­tion­al tool — to enhance how teams work togeth­er and with clients……
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Scotland — our home & the home of tech

Over the past few years Scot­land has been wide­ly recog­nised as a hub for tech inno­va­tion, and the sharp rise in tech start-ups last year across the coun­try, ref­er­enced by the BBC recent­ly, couldn’t be more encour­ag­ing. Our jour­ney began back in 2010, and since then we’ve grown expo­nen­tial­ly, thanks to sup­port from our investors;……
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Ready Player One.…Go!

Our Com­mer­cial Direc­tor Chris Dry­den gives his per­spec­tive on Spielberg’s AR and VR led fan­ta­sy. I real­ly enjoyed the Real Play­er One (RPO) and thought it was pitched at the right lev­el. I watched with my 13 year old daugh­ter who (proud dad moment!) got most of the retro ref­er­ences! The film was always going……
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Confessions of a GDC virgin

A blog post from Chris Dry­den, Com­mer­cial Direc­tor Full dis­clo­sure up front: I’m not a gamer – I’m still try­ing to get the hang of the 1970s clas­sic Pong! But some­how, despite being a game-lud­dite, I man­aged to find myself at the Mec­ca of com­put­er games, the Game Devel­op­er Con­fer­ence (GDC) in San Fran­cis­co (with……
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Important update about iris360 Pro

As you may know, we for­mal­ly announced iris360 Pro at the Google Street View Sum­mit in Tokyo last year. Since then we have received many enquiries regard­ing the sta­tus of the prod­uct and when it will be avail­able to order. Hav­ing tak­en many fac­tors into con­sid­er­a­tion, we are, today, announc­ing our deci­sion not to pur­sue……
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NCTech in XYHT magazine

We are grate­ful to XYHT mag­a­zine for fea­tur­ing us in the Jan­u­ary edi­tion of their sur­vey­ing and VR pub­li­ca­tion. The arti­cle cov­ers tech tools for cap­tur­ing change in the con­struc­tion indus­try over time and how they are dras­ti­cal­ly improv­ing – rec­om­mend­ing NCTech’s iSTAR Fusion as a cam­era with “amaz­ing res­o­lu­tion”. The arti­cle goes on to dis­cuss a……
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NCTech ranked as one of EMEA’s fastest-growing tech firms

Real­i­ty imag­ing tech­nol­o­gy firm is the third fastest-grow­ing Scot­tish com­pa­ny in the Deloitte Tech­nol­o­gy Fast 500 EMEA pro­gram Edin­burgh, U.K. – Jan­u­ary 17, 2018 – NCTech, the devel­op­er of real­i­ty imag­ing sys­tems, today announced that it has been recog­nised as one of Europe’s fastest-grow­ing tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­nies by glob­al accoun­tan­cy giant Deloitte. Deloitte’s Tech­nol­o­gy Fast 500™……
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Test our android AR app

We’ve been play­ing around with some scans in AR here in the office recent­ly. Check out the video below – it shows our test­ing of an Android AR app using a mod­el of The Scot­tish Kelpies. It was cap­tured using the LASiris VR, which has been con­vert­ed from a point cloud and con­tains over 4 mil­lion points.

LASiris VR update

Since we first announced LASiris VR at SPAR3D ear­li­er this year, we have been work­ing hard to devel­op and improve its hard­ware and back-end data pro­cess­ing. There’s still some work to do but we feel now is a good time to share with you our plans for releas­ing the prod­uct to mar­ket. Back­ground LASiris VR……
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