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We use pictometry, and in terms of web mapping they provide no good solutions (that I have seen at least). I ended up writing a very simple tool in javascript that finds the coordinates of a clicked point on the webmap. Once you have the coordinates I pop a new browser window and go to the Bing Maps api with the coordinates in the query string. Using the ...


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I think a LOT depends on what you need that level of accuracy for. If you have a project involving only a few buildings, it would probably be cheaper to buy a hypsometer and go and measure the heights yourself armed with a camera! For a really serious project where mm accuracy is essential and mission-critical, you will do better to get a trained surveyor ...


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I manage a roofing company in Philadelphia. Pictometry is extremely useful, albeit expensive. It does have a learning curve, but not one too steep that I had trouble training my staff. The biggest limitation is in areas with large buildings. Often buildings are obscured by other structures, so it makes pitch measurements all but impossible. Honestly it ...


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Strongly suggest you confer with Pictometry. Their customer service is exemplary.


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They have a couple of add-in tools that support viewing the images in a ActiveX container that let you use there measuring and metadata tools as well as the ability to view the other aspect of the location. There IMS/AGS addin was very thin and in the end didn't offer much functionality and in some places was more a problem then when we just hooked into ...


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They do have a plugin for Arcmap. It is a seperate license though. I believe they also have a method to serve the images through arcgis server or ims (for more cost). I have heard that the folder structure is very diffficult to decipher, so trying to reverse-engineer your own solution is probably not going to happen. Probably the biggest use in gis is with ...



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