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Please find below detail step-by-step guided videos that show you how to Set-Up and Use BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ within your own workflow. Download the test files to follow along below. New BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2 Output Files are also now available.

Point Cloud and IFC Model Test Files, and
BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2 Test Output Files: Download

BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2 New Features



BIM & Scan AutoCorr™

These short videos take you step-by-step through installing BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ and Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer. 

1a  -  Sign-Up and Login.


BIM & Scan AutoCorr™

We recommend to use first the Conference Room IFC and E57 Test Files, and then Plant Room Test Files. The Conference Room Test Files assure you get through all the steps fastest because they are smaller in size.

2a  -  Login and Use.



Workflow Videos - BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ with AutoDesk® Navisworks®. 

In the example step-by-step we go through a QA/QC workflow that can be used with Navisworks®. First, login to BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ and run the Plant Room IFC and E57 Test Files at Tolerance set to 100mm. Next, create Recap file of the Output File. Open IFC and Recap file in Navisworks® to find out of tolerance model objects.



Workflow Videos - How to Use BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ with Revit®.

In the example step-by-step videos go through a QA/QC workflow used with Revit®. First, login to BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ and run Plant Room IFC and E57 Test Files at 100mm. Second, create a Recap file of the Output File. Next, Open Recap file in Revit®. Out of tolerance tank models will be modified, reposition, and scaled. Lastly, re-run BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ and validate with results.

NOTE: In practice it is recommended to modify the native model and not the IFC version. For further explanation on modifying IFC Coordination models, see Standards section at bottom of home page.



When using ArchiCAD® on a Mac OS, the Recap step in the above workflow using a PC is eliminated because ArchiCAD® supports E57 point cloud files as a direct import to use them. See this in the workflow videos below.

Workflow Videos - How to use BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ 
Output Files with ArchiCAD® 

Using the Conference Room and the Plant Room Test Files, the examples below go step-by-step through a QA/QC workflow used with ArchiCAD®. First, login to BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ and run the Conference Room IFC and E57 Test Files at 100mm, and open the Output File in ArchiCAD®. Next, repeat those two step using the Plant Room IFC and E57 models. The first example shows a plinth has been constructed out of tolerance to the design model going through each step in detail. The other example example shows how to correct pipework where it has been installed out of tolerance. Lastly, in both cases, re-run BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ and validate with results. 




Using New Output Files

BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2

In the below videos we show you how to use the new BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2 Output Files. Previously, only the semantic E57 Output File was available. Now we have E57, BCF, CSV, and LOG Output Files available. The BCF Output File has automatic view points that take you directly to each correspondence and all model objects without correspondences. This is a powerful and novel feature brought to market for the first time in BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2. There are also automatic reports in CSV format of all the issues found and all objects with missing correspondences. The LOG Output File helps users in the case the processing failed, you can now see the exact entity type object GUID so you can amend the object in your design package and re-run BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2.


Best Practice 

BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ 

In the below material we have provided you with best practices to achieve optimum input files, etc. Keep in mind, any BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ Output File produced is only be as good as the input data! We have drawn on our years of experience to try and help you avoid possible input file challenges.


Creating E57
Input File

Best practices for preparing Ordered E57 files for input to BIM & Scan AutoCorr™.




Creating IFC2x3 CV2.0 MVD
Input File

BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ requires users to input models formatted in accordance with ISO 16739: The Industry Foundation Classes (IFC). An IFC2X3 CV2.0 Model View Definition (MVD) is to be used as the input model file.

The Coordination MVD in in STEP Physical File Format (SPFF) was chosen because BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ relies on geometry created in your BIM authoring tools. In these BIM design and reviewing tools, the IFC 2X3 TC1 Schema is the most supported schema version to date. Exporting your Coordination MVD’s with the correct parameters configurations is essential. 

Below are some best practices in relation to creating IFC2X3 CV2.0 MVD files for input into BIM & Scan AutoCorr™.





BIM & Scan AutoCorr™
Output File

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Best Practices for interpreting BIM & Scan AutoCorr™ V1.2 Output Files. The documents below are to help you better understand the different types of output files, and the use of them, so you can best incorporate these new files into your current workflow.

  • Output Semantic E57
  • Output BCF
  • Output CSV
  • Output LOG