Autodesk ReCap Pro - The Complete Guide

This course focuses on using Autodesk ReCap Pro reality capture software to capture and integrate reality data directly into your design.

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Course Length: 20 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to Autodesk ReCap
  • Importing Opening and Saving Projects
  • The User Interface
  • View and Navigation
  • Point Cloud Appearance
  • Organizing and Editing Point Clouds
  • Measurement and Labelling
  • Exporting / Importing and Use of Scan Data Downstream
  • Getting Started with Autodesk ReCap Pro
  • Registration with ReCap Pro
  • UAV Features- ReCap Photo
  • Autodesk ReCap Pro Mobile Application

Course Description

Autodesk ReCap Pro reality capture software and services enable users to capture and integrate reality data directly into your design process. ReCap works with Autodesk design and creation suites, so you can start your design with accurate 3D data and full photo-quality context rather than a blank screen. Publish laser scans to the cloud using your A360 account. Share and annotate real views and use them for measurements. Real View on ReCap 360 features work only with structured scan data saved in fls, ptg, ptx, zfs, or rds file formats.

You’ll follow a workflow-based approach that mirrors the development of projects in the real world, learning concepts such as point cloud access, appearance and management.

To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic within the course, and use all the learning styles to ensure you retain the important information within.

Course Outline

Autodesk ReCap Course Outline

Introduction to Autodesk ReCap

  • Introducing Autodesk ReCap
  • Getting Started with ReCap
  • File Formats & Usability
  • Resources

Importing, Opening and Saving

  • Creating a New Project
  • General Point Cloud Settings
  • Saving the Project

The User Interface

  • Introduction to the User Interface
  • Display Settings
  • Project Navigator

View and Navigation

  • View and Navigation Tools Overview
  • Navigating the Point Cloud

Point Cloud Appearance

  • Point Cloud Appearance Settings
  • Point Cloud Color modes
  • Point Cloud Lighting and Shading

Organizing and Editing Point Clouds

  • Editing Point Clouds
  • Grouping Scan Data
  • Scan Location Settings

Measurement and Labeling

  • Basics of Measurement
  • Working with Annotation

Exporting / Importing and Use of Scan Data

  • Export and Import Settings
  • Exporting ReCap Projects for use in Other Applications

Getting Started with Autodesk ReCap Pro

  • Getting started with ReCap Pro
  • Using Scan Data

Registration with ReCap Pro

  • Registration Fundamentals
  • Accuracy Reports
  • New Features

UAV Features- ReCap Photo

  • Introduction to ReCap Photo
  • Starting a Project
  • Photo to Mesh Manipulation and Review

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

About the Author

Rebecca De Cicco has always had a keen interest in digital technologies and how they can radically change the way we work and interact in the Built Environment. Having studied and been employed in Australia as an Architect the basis for her experience involved managing and training teams to utilize technology and interact with those ready and willing for change to enable a more efficient workflow.

Rebecca lived in the UK for almost 10 years and following a series of successful senior roles in varied architectural organizations, Rebecca now manages her own consultancy, Digital Node, providing advice and insight to construction professionals globally on advanced digital solutions on projects as well as BIM implementation and management processes. It is with this knowledge that she can communicate, train and manage teams in a BIM environment as well as ensure her knowledge is spread throughout the industry within education and not for profit groups.

Rebecca supports Building Smart globally, sits on the Autodesk Developer Network and Expert Elite groups and works with the UK BIM Alliance and BIM Regions to help industry upskill. She is a strong advocate for diversity (Chair of @WomeninBIM) and works with higher education by tutoring and lecturing both undergraduate and postgraduate students in BIM and Construction Management.

Rebecca is also a fellow of the CIOB and offers support and training to the likes of BSI, CIOB, RICS and other institutions in the BIM space. Her interest in training and upskilling also involves a strong social media presence for herself (@becdecicco), her organization (@digital_node) and finally her diversity group (@WomeninBIM).

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