Point and Shoot Accurate Reality Measuring with Spike

  Measuring something accurately really depends on how much time you have. Surveying can take days, you could break out a tape measure, pace it off, guess, or, you could just Spike it using laser measuring. Spike is a clip-on smartphone accessory that works with precision laser measuring of objects in the world around you and then augment what you capture into 3D models. Spike works by tying together smart phone capabilities, like the camera and GPS with onboard lasers, a compass, a three-axis magnetometer and Bluetooth all coordinated through a smartphone app. Spike can measure the distance to an object, object measurements, the volume and area of an object, bearing, [...]