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Building Photogrammetry: Comparing Camera Results of iPad VS DSLR

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If 800 people are working on the iPhone camera, would this mean that smartphone / tablet cameras will soon match the performance of DSLRs?

The short answer is “No”, as long as the camera sensor size is not increased.  A larger camera sensor allows the capture of more light and reduces noise levels. Their applicability to smartphones / tablets will always be limited, however, since a larger sensor size would also require a larger lens, which would not be very practical for a smart device. Read More

PHOTOGRAMMETRY WITH LARGE STRUCTURES: EXPERIMENTS WITH AUTODESK RECAP 360, MESHLAB AND BUILDIT

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Figure 4. .obj model opened in Meshlab.

Photogrammetry, despite sounding rather complex, is basically  the stitching together of a series of photos to obtain a 3D model. In this post, we will analyze the results of a 3d model provided by Autodesk Recap 360. This post will just be a simple example; we will delve deeper in future posts for more detailed analyses. Read More

From the Vault: Build!IT 1912

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BuildIT 1912