Vol. 3 No. 2 (2023)

Advantages and Disadvantages of Laser Scanning with ViDoc Rtk Antenna: Ali Cafer Kümbeti

Published 2023-09-30


  • Historical Buildings,
  • Documentation,
  • Laser Scanning,
  • ViDoc RTK,
  • Ali Cafer Kümbeti

How to Cite

Büyükmıhçı, G., Akşehirlioğlu, A., & Koca, M. (2023). Advantages and Disadvantages of Laser Scanning with ViDoc Rtk Antenna: Ali Cafer Kümbeti. Advanced LiDAR, 3(2), 41–46. Retrieved from https://publish.mersin.edu.tr/index.php/lidar/article/view/1049


The first step in accurate and scientific documentation for the preservation of historical buildings is to measure them accurately with a minimum margin of error. Today, with the advancement of technology, laser scanning systems are widely used for this documentation process. With laser scanning, the dimensions, form and details of an architectural structure can be measured and recorded quickly and accurately. Laser scanning systems not only provide measurement data, but also allow the creation of three-dimensional models of these data, providing speed and convenience in the production of project drawings. The data obtained also provides access to wide audiences through the digital archive method in order to protect the structures and transfer them to future generations. IOS mobile laser scanning, a laser scanning technology developed in recent years, has made it possible to perform laser scanning in the documentation of historical buildings using the cameras of IOS devices with Lidar feature. However, since these devices use their own location services, they cause shifts in the images obtained from the scans and make it difficult to place the scans in the coordinate system. Since the use of this method alone does not provide accurate measurement data and increases the margin of error, it requires additional software. In this study, scans performed using the IOS device with the ViDOC RTK (Real Time Kinematics) Antenna were evaluated. Within the scope of the study, the measurement stages of Ali Cafer Kumbet, one of the important components of our cultural heritage, which was scanned using the ViDOC RTK antenna on the IOS device, were examined; the purposes for which the obtained data can be used were determined and their advantages and disadvantages were evaluated.


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