Navigation Links
A new imaging system produces 3-D models of monuments using unmanned aircraft
Date:5/23/2012

University of Granada researchers have developed a 3D imaging system that scans 3D models of historical buildings using data obtained from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)an aircraft without a human pilot onboard. This is the first 3D imaging system to combine the use of UAVs, image-based 3D modeling technologies, and virtual representation of models to produce a realistic modeling of 3D objects from images.

The endpoint of this project is to obtain a 3D model of a historical building faade as a cathedralwithout any human intervention and at a lower cost than other technologies currently available (as 3D scanners). To date, UAVs have been used in many research fields, as they are fast and they can overfly abrupt areas, avoid large obstacles and provide information from multiple sensors.

No Scaffolding or Cranes

While UAVs autonomy is limited, they can descend for an operator to change the battery (an operation requiring just a few seconds), and then resume its task. This way, the object can be scanned in record time without the need for scaffolding or cranes.

As regards 3D-digitalization technologies, they can provide a realistic modeling of 3D objects from images obtained from sensors, stereoscopic cameras, multiple geolocated images obtained from different angles, etc. Finally, virtual reality technologies produce realistc high-quality 3D images (similar to those on 3D movies).

The multiple applications of this technology are evident, as they offer an autonomous device that in just some minutes can scan a faade with as much or a higher precision than 3D scanners. It is noteworthy that this device can get close to the object up to a few inches to obtain the smallest and unreachable details.

This project focused on faade 3D imaging is intended to prove the applicability of this new technology to any type of architectural model: buildings, monuments, etc. What these objects have in common is that digit
'/>"/>

Contact: Germn Arroyo Moreno
arroyo@ugr.es
34-958-243-180
University of Granada
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. New imaging technique moves from lab to clinic
2. Imaging Contract-Research Pioneer, Donald P. Rosen, MD, Named CEO of ACR Image Metrix™
3. Scientists learn how to out run damage with imaging technique
4. VisionGate Uses $2.6 Million NIH Grant to Achieve Full Automation of Cell-CT™ 3D Imaging System for Early Diagnosis of Cancer
5. Quantum computing has applications in magnetic imaging, say Pitt researchers
6. Two Top Biological Imaging Centers Offer Powerful Free Online Tool to Researchers, Educators, and Public
7. Integrated 3-D Imaging Facilitates Human Face Transplantation
8. Hologic to Showcase 3D Mammography (Breast Tomosynthesis) and Other Advanced Womens Imaging Technologies at RSNA 2011, the Largest Radiology Show in the World
9. VisionGate Closes $2 Million Financing and Announces Collaboration to Evaluate Its 3D Cell Imaging Platform for Early Lung Cancer Detection
10. ImaginAb, Inc. Announces Formation of Singapore Subsidiary, ImaginAb Molecular Imaging Pte Ltd.
11. New nanostructured glass for imaging and recording
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... , May 4, 2015   Tocagen ... updated interim data from Tocagen,s ongoing investigational studies ... Symposium of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons ... held May 1-2, 2015, in Washington, ... company held a meeting with FDA and continues ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... May 1, 2015  Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO ... personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today ... second tranche of a $40 million investment from Woodford ... first invested $25 million in NW Bio on November ... an agreement with the Company for a further $40 ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Softchoice, a leading North American ... is the proud recipient of two Cisco® Partner Summit Country ... of the Year and Security Partner of the Year for ... taking place this week in Montreal . ... but two Cisco partner awards at this year,s conference," said ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... 1, 2015 According to ... Product (Equipment, Consumables), by Type (Monoclonal, Polyclonal), by ... Research Institutes) - Analysis & Global Forecast to ... global Antibody Production Market for the forecast period ... to reach $2.572 Billion by 2019 from $1.425 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Tocagen Presents Updated Interim Survival Data from Ongoing Clinical Studies at American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Section on Tumors 2Tocagen Presents Updated Interim Survival Data from Ongoing Clinical Studies at American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Section on Tumors 3Tocagen Presents Updated Interim Survival Data from Ongoing Clinical Studies at American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Section on Tumors 4Tocagen Presents Updated Interim Survival Data from Ongoing Clinical Studies at American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Section on Tumors 5NW Bio Closes On $28.5 Million Second Tranche Of Woodford $40 Million Financing 2NW Bio Closes On $28.5 Million Second Tranche Of Woodford $40 Million Financing 3Softchoice recognized with two Country Awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2015 2Antibody Production Market worth $2.572 Billion by 2019 2Antibody Production Market worth $2.572 Billion by 2019 3Antibody Production Market worth $2.572 Billion by 2019 4
... July 13 Measuring the change in circulating tumor ... survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), according ... issue of the Journal of Clinical ... and a more sensitive than conventional modality, fluorodeoxyglucose positron ...
... SAN MARINO, Calif., July 13 Viral Genetics (Pink ... autoimmune diseases, and cancer, has retired the majority of its $3.5 ... recently issued new shares. , , ... issuance of shares. This transaction originally was disclosed March 29, 2006, ...
... method that can estimate the origin and time of ... detection of the first few cases has been developed ... for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling at Imperial College London ... Assessment group. The method, described in an ...
Cached Biology Technology:Monitoring Circulating Tumor Cells With the CellSearch(R) System Can Predict Prognosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer 2Monitoring Circulating Tumor Cells With the CellSearch(R) System Can Predict Prognosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer 3Monitoring Circulating Tumor Cells With the CellSearch(R) System Can Predict Prognosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer 4Viral Genetics Retires Nearly $3.5 Million Convertible Debt and Provides Updates on Capital Structure and Stock Issuances 2Viral Genetics Retires Nearly $3.5 Million Convertible Debt and Provides Updates on Capital Structure and Stock Issuances 3Novel method predicts impact of a covert anthrax release 2
(Date:4/2/2015)... 2, 2015 In the ... far outperforms the strongest competitors, showing outstanding performance ... the system is capable of a throughput of ... up to be ten times faster than most ... performance.      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150402/738673-a ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... 2015   Medisafe ™, the leading global medication ... iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, ... the platform to allow patients to track and correlate ... time, patients will be able to visualize in real-time ... biometrics, such as glucose levels and blood pressure. ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdgz7h/global_iris ... Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... market to grow at a CAGR of 23.5 percent ... the present scenario and the growth prospects of the ... calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):DERMALOG AFIS Emerges as Performance Winner in NIST Benchmark Test 2DERMALOG AFIS Emerges as Performance Winner in NIST Benchmark Test 3Medisafe Announces Launch of Biometric Integration, Enabling Patients to Stay Adherent to Their Meds and See Tangible Health Results 2Global Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019 with 3M Cogent, Bioenable Technologies, Cross Match Technology, Iris ID Systems & Safran Dominating 2
... published in the September 2013 issue of the ... Psychiatry found that young adults with an autism ... than their peers with different disabilities. Using data ... longitudinal nationally-representative survey of youth ages 13-16 years as ...
... of Michigan researchers today released seven technical reports ... on hydraulic fracturing, the controversial natural gas and ... The studies, totaling nearly 200 pages, examine seven ... fracturing in Michigan, with an emphasis on high-volume ...
... BGI in collaboration with Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy ... genome sequencing of 161 Mycobacterium tuberculosis that ... published online in Nature Genetics provides an ... basis underlying drug resistance TB. TB is one ...
Cached Biology News:Young adults with autism found to have difficulty transitioning into employment 2U-M technical reports examine hydraulic fracturing in Michigan 2U-M technical reports examine hydraulic fracturing in Michigan 3U-M technical reports examine hydraulic fracturing in Michigan 4U-M technical reports examine hydraulic fracturing in Michigan 5U-M technical reports examine hydraulic fracturing in Michigan 6U-M technical reports examine hydraulic fracturing in Michigan 7Drug resistance-associated genes: A cornerstone for the control and protection against tuberculosis 2