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Questions tagged [3d-model]

Virtual representation of a real-world object that is vizualized in a 3-dimensional artificial space.

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Creating photogrametric point cloud of an object from distributed photographs, here: Making accurate 3D model of building using UAV imagery?

Is there a way of creating a photogrametric point cloud from a set of densly distributed photographs of an object? Application: I am trying to investigate if creating a 3D model (point cloud) of the ...
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Assigning RGB values from Geotiff image to LiDAR data, using R

I have given a Geotiff image and its corresponding Lidar data (x,y,z) in UTM coordinates. I need to merge the Lidar data with the RGB values from the image. That means, at the end, I need to plot (...
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Help with Draping an Image over a TIN in FME for viewing in MeshLab or Similar

I'm using FME to generate a TIN from a LiDAR point cloud, and everything is working except for draping an image over the resulting TIN. I've read all the FME help pages, and checked out the examples ...
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Viewing a geojson as 3D in cesium

I have a geojson with height informations in it. I tried adding the geojson to the scene using var viewer = new Cesium.Viewer('cesiumContainer', { sceneMode : Cesium.SceneMode.SCENE3D, timeline : ...
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Looking for more realistic 3D terrain renderer than ESRI Arcscene

I am looking for simple suggestions of software packages that go beyond what ESRI ArcScene can offer. I want to create 3D terrain visualisations, particularly of orthophotos draped over high quality ...
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What is the difference between DEM data sources?

I have started experimenting creating basic 3D elevation models in QGIS recently. It turned out for me that there are several free sources of DEMs, like USGS's EarthExplorer, CGIAR-CSI's Digital ...
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Creating measure tool that can be used on 3D model on ArcGIS Online? [closed]

I have a 3D-Point cloud model of a rock formation that I want to upload onto ArcGIS Online. Is there a way to create a tool for the web user to determine distance across the surface of the model, ...
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How to create a point cloud from DEM?

Please forgive my ignorance if I am asking a totally irrelevant question, I am still a GIS newbie. I looked in Google and found a lot of links as of how to convert point clouds to DEMs. I am trying ...
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OpenLayers3 + Cesium add 3D Models

I created an Openlayers3 Bing map and then I converted to 3D view with Cesium. Is there a way to add a 3D Model on my 3D map?
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Create an animation that rotates around an central axis

I am looking to create an animation of a 3D model. I want the model to be the central object in the animation, so rotating around the model, always looking at the model. I am wondering what is the ...
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What kind of 3D models can QGIS's 3D View handle?

I'm trying to get QGIS to load a 3D model made in sketchup, as seen here: However, the model is not loading in the QGIS 3D Viewer. Any suggestions? QGIS does not give any input on what type of file ...
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Rasterizing vector layer with PostGIS?

I have a vector layer with 2498 features (houses) that I want to rasterize/produce a raster image from but can't figure out how: Column MARK_Z = is Meters above see-level for the base of each ...
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Line Layer seems to be floating and shifted after adding terrain effect in Cesium

I had made add a line layer using cesium. In which i had added a terrain effect using the standard cesium terrain provider as below var dataSource1 = new Cesium.GeoJsonDataSource(); var roads = ...
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3d print an area from Google Earth

Is it possible to extract all 3d data (terrain + objects: buildings, vegetation, landmarks, etc.) from Google Earth in an easy way and 3d print it? I found tutorials about extracting the terrain ...
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Convert gml to raster in QGIS

I have a dataset of type citygml (*.gml). It includes information about buildings and their rooftypes. you can find a sample file here: https://www.opengeodata.nrw.de/produkte/geobasis/3d-gm/3d-...
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Questions about SRTM , .hgt format and the sea level/coastline [closed]

What a nice place here ! The questions/answers system is very elegant. I have read and get some useful informations allowing me to write a little .hgt reader... I am working on C.G.I and create 3d ...
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Creating 3D polygon roof from LiDAR data using FME?

I have LiDAR data of a building and would like to construct a 3D Model using FME 2016. The LiDAR data shows that the structure has sloped roofs with various other elements on the roof surface (e.g. ...
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3d triangle roof house model in QGIS?

Hi, I know that the is a possibility to "build" 3d structures - or rather to visualize shapefiles in 3d - in QGIS. ie. a "reconstruction" of a redoubt I have created earlier Alhtough I have not found ...
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True non-projected 3D grid world modeling

I did a search on this but I did not find anything much relevant yet. I was wondering how come there is no GIS software that would take a sufficiently accurate 3D surface model of the world (such as ...
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How to make a 3d visualisation of different peat layer to show the height of each layer?

I have bore hole point data that has about 5 to 7 types of peat layer and also has several depths. I also have digital elevation data of the area. I need to interpolate these layers separately, then ...
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3D model of rooftops based on LiDAR and cadastral data?

I´m trying to model building rooftops based on a LiDAR dataset. I've already interpolated using Delaunay's triangulation a DEM with 1 meter resolution. Due to LiDAR data is not accurate in building ...
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How can I import AutoCAD 3D solids into ArcGIS?

I have an AutoCAD drawing that contains contours and 3D solids. I am able to import the contours (which i don't need) but not the 3D solids (which I do need). I understand ArcGIS does not support ...
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3D queryable GIS

I've used GIS for many years, and now I'm moving into 3D GIS, but I have some questions. Say I have a 3D model of a viliage, I can get this into Blender, but I want to be able to run GIS type queries....
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Is it possible to export 3D model data from SimUrban?

Today I came across a 3D modelling package I haven't seen before - SimUrban. The client wants to migrate their SimUrban project to a more modern system, and the provider who built it is no longer in ...
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Support materials and shaders in ArcGIS when importing model from 3D Max?

Does ArcGIS support materials and shaders when importing a model from 3D Max? Can I change the texture of the model when it is already added to the scene? How to do it? Esri::ArcGISRuntime::...
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Conversion of Fbx or Obj to Cesium Tiling [closed]

I have a an OBJ File and a FBX File of very large size (OBJ = 25GB & FBX = 6GB) I'm looking for a way to convert either of them into Cesium Tile Format. I have tried using Pix4D software which is ...
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Using GRASS GIS/QGIS to georeference TIFFs in 3D space, vertically?

I am a geophysicist working for a small shallow surface geophysics firm. We create 2D slices of the ground showing data collected from various surveys. These are generally cross sections (TIFFs) of ...
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ArcGIS Online Image Offset

I have three geo-referenced images of a museum layout that I have been able to offset by "x" number of meters in ArcScene and ArcGIS Pro. I want to publish the three images online and have it look ...
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Load 3D models on globe or 2D map

I'm using ol3, ol3-cesium for creating 2D map & 3D globe. These things are getting used at backend 1) tinyows 2) map server 3) postgis Now I want load 3D models on my map and globe. Lots of ...
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Using multipatch and surface in ArcGIS 3D Analyst?

I want to get 3D building. I have DEM surface and 3D feature of building roof. I created multipatch class by extruded building roof with '-' value. Is it possible to create building from this ...
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LiDAR point cloud to 3D model of street [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to convert point cloud collected through a Riegl LiDAR scanner to a perfect 3D model of a town. The sample data is from vehicle mounted scanner, but final data is going to be ...
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Is it possible to create floating/“flying” 3D objects in QGIS?

Is it possible with QGIS 2.14 and/or the Qgis2threejs-plugin to create 3d objects that don't "start" on the ground level (z=0), but are 3d objects "flying/floating" in the air? For example wind ...
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How to add 3D features in Online ArcGIS (Story Map)

How to add 3D features in Online ArcGIS (Story Map) - I created the 3D layers / features using ArcMap Desktop and ArcScene I'm a student and a newbie looking for detailed information.
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Seeking open source or free tool to open 3D Mesh GIS files?

I'm looking a way to open 3d Terrain Mesh files. I have four different folders with same 3d content , I'd like to open one of them : Cesium folder (with internal Tile folder, web.config, tileset....
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Arcscene 3D.wrl file to interactive 3D pdf

I want to create an interactive 3D PDF for my customer from my 3D data in ArcScene, which seems easy in principle but is becoming an odyssey. I would like to know if someone have any easy solution ...
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How are Google 3D objects made in Google Earth now?

Since a few years, Google has stopped using SketchUp community Models to populate its 3D environment and switched to another technology. I'm wondering what GIS, LIDAR Image or 3D automatic method (it ...
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QGIS 3.4 and DEMto3D 2.3 Scaling Error

I'm having a scaling problem when using DEMto3D and extracting STL's for later manipulation. I have a merged TIFF file for Australia and am attempting to extract models of each state so I can print ...
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Geographic coordinate systems on 2D screens

I know that a geographic coordinate systems are inherently three dimensional, while they are usually represented by two coordinates (lat and long) because the height is about the same across the ...
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Can targets placed on the facades of a building be used to increase the accuracy of a point cloud of a building generated from Drone/UAV/UAS imagery?

Can targets (used for registering point clouds) mounted on a building be used to increase the accuracy of a point cloud generated from UAV imagery?
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Is it possible to use ArcGIS to define a boundary around a self-constructed 3D feature?

I am creating a 3D rendering of a future building and would like to know the distance from which this building would be visible from. Is it possible to use ArcGIS to define a boundary that delineates ...
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3D Symbology for a Model Farm in ArcScene

I am working on visualization of a model farm I have developed consisting of various types of grazing land, cropping areas and other. As I have constructed it myself, I don't have an image with it for ...
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Import SketchUp created KML contour lines model to QGIS

There's a neat trick to create contour lines based on the GE 3D terrain using Sketch-Up. The resulting KML however is a model I have looked at ways of importing KML layers to QGIS, like it was ...
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In QGIS 3.6, where is the “Enable 3D renderer” vector layer property?

In QGIS 3.4 I could enable the 3D renderer for a vector layer (properties/3D view/enable 3D renderer). I can't find this option in QGIS 3.6 anymore. How can I activate this again for a vector layer?
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Automatically Recognised Targets for Combined Laser Scanning and Photogrammetry

I'm currently performing an engineering honours thesis on terrestrial photogrammetry and laser scanning in Archaeology. Both methods will be used to document a single location first and analysis will ...
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Planarity Checking for Building walls

While viewing 3D buildings in ArcScene, a flickering error(refer screenshot below) can be seen visually due to the Non planar surface. The options I have checked are Topology in ArcGIS & QGIS, ...
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Using 3D imagery in ArcGIS Pro?

I have a Lidar Scan from the inside of a building, in the program Leica Cyclon (.ptg .ptz .xyz) and/or Autodesk ReCap (.rcp .pts .rcs .e57). I need to import this data into ArcGIS Scene for 3D viewing....
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3D building data is stored in Google Earth

I was wondering in what way (data format, infrastructure) 3D building data is stored in Google Earth. I am very impressed by the quality and performance. Are the vertices of the mesh stored in spatial ...
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How to apply texture on a 3D model using drone images with python? [closed]

I have generated a 3D model in .OBJ format using UAV (drone) images. But this model doesnt have texture so i want to have it textured using the original UAV images. And this should be done in python ...
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Error whilst exporting 3D pdf from Global Mapper

I’m try to export a 3D PDF from Global Mapper and I’m get this error message: Error exporting to 3D PDF file. Could not create U3D file. PDF3DOverlay.cpp - 645 Version: v18.2.0 (64-bit) ...
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Generate 3D terrain Model at Runtime dynamically

I need to subset terrain in Cesium and make the output exportable in any of the common formats like WRL, OBJ etc. I have found one such example here. I have been searching the web for days but ...