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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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When publishing 3D Image from ArcGIS Pro to Online the textures are solid white instead of Original

I have a 3D image in .obj format. When I upload it via the Import 3D Files tool in ArcGIS Pro it appears with the original texture colors as it should be (for example, the red roofs of the buildings ...
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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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QGIS does not show 3D models with textures in 3D map view

The problem When I load 3D models (Wavefront .obj files) to QGIS 3.22 on Win10, they show up correctly in 3D view, but only when Shading is set to Realistic (Phong) or CAD (Gooch). When I select ...
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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 house ...
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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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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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How to convert .OBJ 3D Mesh Georeferenced file generated from OpenDroneMap to .kmz format for Cesium?

I have Open Drone Map Output of a 3D Mesh Object file in .obj extension. I want to convert it into .kmz format to put it into Cesium Ion. How can I convert the files in the picture to a .kmz format ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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LiDAR 3D modeling using package rayshader and LAS file in R

The rayshader package in R allows beautiful 3D modeling in R. Now I was trying to first try and overlay a LAS file on top of a base-map which is a Rayshader array object. I was trying %>% to link ...
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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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How geotiff converted to 3d model? [closed]

I have image .tiff (format geotiff). How I can convert the image to 3d model (terrain)? Blender or world machine can do it?
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Converting 3D model to heightmap in form of image

I have got about 20000 small 3D models in form of .glb files. Is there some way to project them onto heightmaps with GDAL or other software?
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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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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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How to warp 3D model to take into account horizon curvature?

I am using USGS Astrogeology data for the Moon's south pole. Here's the same dataset at half resolution: "LRO_LOLA_DEM_SPolar875_10m.tif (tif) 278 MB" on this page. I already have a process for ...
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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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Converting River Channel Cross-Section Data to Bathymetry

I have multiple surveyed cross-sections of river channels and need to convert this data into 3D polylines (shapefile) for use in a hydraulic model. The cross-section data is typically supplied in &...
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Why geometryInstances not showing on Cesium 3D model?

I have the following code, but geometryInstances is not showing up on my 3D model. propertyPlacemark.push(viewer.entities.add({ geometryInstances : new Cesium.GeometryInstance({ ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Creating equirectangular projection from 3d spatial model?

Apologies if this is not the right group for this question, but I think there may be people here who can help. (I'm open to suggestions for better places to ask.) I have a program that contains a ...
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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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What are the top 5 file types for 3D model?

I don't know much about GIS but I'm investigating a project that requires a 3D model of a hilly large town (town centre, suburbs, golfcourse, etc.). I'm not certain which file-type of these ...
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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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Free Digital Elevation (Terrain) Model of Europe or Germany

Is there any free (or not expensive) source of Digital elevation model of Europe or Germany with the resolution of 10 meters or better and vertical accuracy of +-5m or better?
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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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Create 3D buildings model of large urban area in QGIS with a reasonable size for output file

I'm creating a 3D model of a large area encompassing 611 square kilometers (236 square miles). In QGIS 3.28, coordinates are -0.88,-0.63,37.6,37.85 [EPSG:4326]. I want the model to also include the ...