Point Cloud Models & UAV Drone Tutorials and Videos

Dense surface modeling techniques using ground and aerial photos.


Introduction

An introduction to UAV and drone photogrammetry

UAV/Drone 1 Introduction

Introduction of the typical first processing steps of a UAV / drone project. Also see all UAV tutorial section below.

UAV/Drone 2 Dense Surface

Demonstrates how to create a high density surface using the MVS tools based on the UAV Introduction data set.

UAV/Drone 3 Orthophotos

Follow on from UAV Intro. Describes creating an orthophoto in a UAS project.

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Other (Old UI)

A selection of UAV specific tutorials created using an older user intereface

UAV Adding Manual Points

Follow on from UAV Intro. Describes adding individual points manually and via Auto-detect. For PMU version 2017.0.2 and later.

UAV Contours and Profiles

Follow on from UAV Intro. Describes creating and displaying contours and profiles. For PMU version 2017.0.2 and later.

UAV Ground Control Points

Follow on from UAV Intro. Describes adding ground control points to a UAS project. For PMU version 2017.0.2 and later.

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General Features

Some other features for dense point cloud modeling and tools that are useful for these and UAV projects

Point Auto-detect

Improve the speed of manual marking and referencing using the Point Auto-detect mode. Mark a point in a single photo, and have it automatically detected, marked, and referenced in other photos.

Colorized by Height

Visualize height/depth of point clouds.

Creating profile contours

Profile contours can be created by drawing a line on a 3D view. This line will intersect with any PointMeshes creating a profile contour that can be measured, exported, etc.

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Creating Volume Objects

Add volume objects to your project to easily measure the volume of specific areas of a mesh.

SmartMatch and DSM

Introduction of the SmartMatch tool and Dense Surface Modeling.

 
 
 
 

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