Aligning and merging two halves of a scan: CloudCompare

This post will show you how to align a scan in two or more parts using CloudCompare. Or there's a video tutorial. Ideally, when you scan an object with laser scanning or photogrammetry, you want to get the whole thing in one go. With photogrammetry, that might involve what I've seen called the 'void' method... Continue Reading →

Photogrammetry testing: Regard 3D

You can find links to all my other tests/guides here. Regard 3D has been around for a while now.  I included it in my 2017 photogrammetry roundup, and version 1.0.0 was released in march 2019, but I’ve never actually run through it on my blog, so here goes. Regard 3D uses openMVG as the backend... Continue Reading →

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