0

I am generally new to ArcGIS Pro. I am working on a project using photogrammetry where I am reconstructing 3D models and trying to measure the surface area of different sections of the models. Maybe I simply think it would be nice to be able to do this but I was hoping I could accomplish this task in ArcGIS Pro. I am thinking that I should be able to import the model using 3D Analyst, then simply create multipatch (3D) polygons that would be draped on the surface of the model so I can calculate the surface area of individual sections of the model (represented by the polygons). Is this possible in ArsGIS Pro? My reconstructed model is in a .dae file. When I use the "Import 3D file" tool in the 3D analyst toolbox it says it imports successfully but nothing shows up in my scene (I am using local). And again, I would love to be able to create polygon layers directly on the model (this is really key to accomplish what I want to do to the extent that I need it to be. I have heard of people importing orthophotos and DEMs and then creating polygons and calculating 3D metrics that way. I hope this all makes sense. I have been searching for a quite sometime not on how to do this but have had no luck.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.