Innovation in Data Management

During GeoWeek 2024 in Denver, Matthew Byrd sat down to speak with Dominique Pouliquen of Cintoo to discuss how Cintoo is utilizing compressing, streaming and AI to make point cloud data accessible and useful for all users, including non-experts.

Conversation Timeline

00:53

Introduction to Dominique Pouliquen and his experience in computer graphics and reality capture, including his work with Autodesk

01:32

Cintoo’s current focus on compression and streaming of point cloud and converting point clouds to meshes for easier viewing and usage

04:19

Cintoo AI Engine, machine learning for asset tagging

05:20

Cintoo’s role as a visual twin platform

06:15

The challenges Cintoo faces around regional expansion and integrating new languages into broader the broader digital twin ecosystem

07:45

How the “teleport camera” helps navigate a scan similar to being in a video game

08:50

The importance of listening to customer feedback and balancing vision with practicality

10:00

Dominique’s advice to leaders who are focused on innovation

12:00

Advancements in data capture technologies, increased accessibility, and affordability of scanning devices

In this conversation, Dominique discusses Cintoo’s focus on the integration with existing BIM models and construction data management systems. He shares his perspective on the critical role of AI in asset tagging and how Cintoo is incorporating it into their platform. Dominique shares some of the growth challenges that have come from strategically expanding Cintoo into new regions and languages and provides insight on Cintoo’s approach to R&D and product management.
RCN Host Matthew Byrd

Matthew Byrd

  • Founder, President
  • Reality Capture Network

Matthew Byrd is a visionary leader, influencer, and expert in the world of construction technology and reality capture. He is devoted to enabling companies worldwide to leverage new technologies and workflows to convert real-world project data into digital environments. His mission is to inspire change through innovation and the implementation of cutting-edge technologies.

He founded Nexus 3D Consulting in 2016 and leads a team of geospatial and reality capture specialists focused on the Built Environment. With hundreds of clients and over 600 completed projects spanning 40 states and several countries, his firm has established a global reputation for expertise and innovation in just a few years.

In 2020, Matthew founded the “Reality Capture Network” which has grown into the largest community of reality capture professionals. RCN started as a podcast, and now offers an online education center with a growing library of digital content and hosts an annual conference where experts from around the world gather to share, learn, and network with the community.

Matthew’s goal is to help build a better future. He envisions a vastly different work environment in 20 years and is driven to drive that change by inspiring others to proactively shape the future. In his words, “We have the power to build the future or watch it unfold. The choice is ours.”

RCN Host Matthew Byrd

Matthew Byrd

Founder, President

Reality Capture Network

Matthew Byrd is a visionary leader, influencer, and expert in the world of construction technology and reality capture. He is devoted to enabling companies worldwide to leverage new technologies and workflows to convert real-world project data into digital environments. His mission is to inspire change through innovation and the implementation of cutting-edge technologies.

He founded Nexus 3D Consulting in 2016 and leads a team of geospatial and reality capture specialists focused on the Built Environment. With hundreds of clients and over 600 completed projects spanning 40 states and several countries, his firm has established a global reputation for expertise and innovation in just a few years.

In 2020, Matthew founded the “Reality Capture Network” which has grown into the largest community of reality capture professionals. RCN started as a podcast, and now offers an online education center with a growing library of digital content and hosts an annual conference where experts from around the world gather to share, learn, and network with the community.

Matthew’s goal is to help build a better future. He envisions a vastly different work environment in 20 years and is driven to drive that change by inspiring others to proactively shape the future. In his words, “We have the power to build the future or watch it unfold. The choice is ours.”

RCN Guest Dominique Pouliquen

Dominique Pouliquen

  • CEO
  • Cintoo

Dominique Pouliquen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Cintoo, a company with offices in France and the USA that develops Cintoo Cloud, a reality data management and collaboration platform for the digital twin industries. He is based in Miami, Florida.

Before co-founding Cintoo, Dominique held several executive positions in the Reality Capture (ReCap) Team at Autodesk in San Francisco, California. Dominique joined Autodesk in 2008 through the acquisition of REALVIZ, a company that he co-founded and managed as the CEO for 10 years in Sophia Antipolis, France. Dominique holds a Master’s in Engineering from Ecole Superieure d’Electronique de l’Ouest in Angers, France.

RCN Guest Dominique Pouliquen

Dominique Pouliquen

CEO

Cintoo

Dominique Pouliquen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Cintoo, a company with offices in France and the USA that develops Cintoo Cloud, a reality data management and collaboration platform for the digital twin industries. He is based in Miami, Florida.

Before co-founding Cintoo, Dominique held several executive positions in the Reality Capture (ReCap) Team at Autodesk in San Francisco, California. Dominique joined Autodesk in 2008 through the acquisition of REALVIZ, a company that he co-founded and managed as the CEO for 10 years in Sophia Antipolis, France. Dominique holds a Master’s in Engineering from Ecole Superieure d’Electronique de l’Ouest in Angers, France.

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