MindPalace-360 is an instant 3D reconstruction invention that can generate building scans with real-time feedback quickly, accuirately, and cheaply. Built using real-time 3D mapping algorithm combined with advanced robotics technology, MindPalace-360 is expected to drive huge changes in the real estate sector

  • MindPalace-360
Research completion
Commercialisation opportunities
selling devices, and cloud service
Problem addressed

MindPalace-360 addresses the inefficiencies in traditional building scanning methods in the real estate sector. Conventional techniques are often slow, expensive, and lack real-time feedback. By offering instant 3D reconstruction with real-time feedback, MindPalace-360 provides a quicker, more accurate, and cost-effective solution for generating building scans, revolutionizing the way real estate professionals capture and analyze spatial data.

  • Multi-sensor Depth Fusion Technology: Leveraging the strengths of multiple sensors to complement each other, simultaneously reducing the reliance on computing power while increasing accuracy.
  • Real-time True-color Preview: Blending real-world scenes with point cloud data and utilizing distributed computing to enhance algorithm efficiency, achieving real-time and realistic preview results.
  • Cloud-based Collaborative Workflow: Accelerated by NVIDIA's ecosystem in the cloud, this enables optimized collaborative workflows and improved work efficiency.
Key impact
  • Government departments now have a rapid digital equipment management solution for old buildings.
  • In the field of interior design, there's now an affordable and reliable three-dimensional data foundation, enabling a more convenient design process.
  • BIM companies have shortened the duration of as-built BIM projects from months to days.
  • Hilti world Slam Challenge 2022, 1st place
  • Hilti world Slam Challenge 2021, 1st place
  • 2021-2022 TSSSU awardee
  • 2022-2023 TSSSU+ awardee
  • Surveying
  • as-build BIM checking
  • civil project progress monitoring
  • real-time metaverse scene generation
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the first and oldest institution of higher education in Hong Kong. For over a century, the University has dedicated itself to creating knowledge, providing education, and serving society. Today, HKU has an established worldwide reputation for being a research-led comprehensive University with ten Faculties and a strong commitment to intellectual freedom, liberty and diversity. HKU has a proud record of academic recognition in researches through honours and awards received from both local and international bodies.