TAG: 3D models

How to use structure from motion to produce 3D models

December 19, 2016By
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Structure from motion (SfM) is a photogrammetric range imaging technique for estimating three-dimensional structures from two-dimensional image sequences that may be coupled with local motion signals, according to Wikipedia, which I think is reasonably accurate in this case. Simply put, one can snap a series of photographs using the camera in your smartphone, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or other photographic... read more

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Indra Provides Real Time Data to Google Earth 3D City Maps

June 1, 2015By

Geospatial Solutions’ and GPS World‘s Art Kalinski reports from eMerge Americas, held May 4-5 in Miami. Indra is a large Spanish firm in the Smart Cities program demonstrating its end to end solutions, including building 3D models overlaid on Google Earth. read more

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CartoData Builds 3D Models from UAV Data

June 1, 2015By

Geospatial Solutions’ and GPS World‘s Art Kalinski reports from eMerge Americas, held May 4-5 in Miami. CartoData is a Mexican firm doing some very impressive end-to-end solutions including the use of Pix4D to build 3D models from UAV data. The company provides geographic information for public and private sectors, producing cartography and geomatics-related products and services. read more

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Esri CityEngine 2015 Provides Advanced 3D City Design

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The release of Esri CityEngine 2015 allows GIS professionals, architects, planners, and urban designers to create 3D city models faster and share them easily via ArcGIS Online. These new features open the use of 3D models for every day, real-world simulation, emergency response, urban planning, and entertainment scenarios. “CityEngine 2015 is faster, sports higher-quality visuals, and introduces an innovative and unique 3D... read more