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Photogrammetric 3D reconstruction using mobile imaging
Author(s): Dieter Fritsch; Miguel Syll
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Paper Abstract

In our paper we demonstrate the development of an Android Application (AndroidSfM) for photogrammetric 3D reconstruction that works on smartphones and tablets likewise. The photos are taken with mobile devices, and can thereafter directly be calibrated using standard calibration algorithms of photogrammetry and computer vision, on that device. Due to still limited computing resources on mobile devices, a client-server handshake using Dropbox transfers the photos to the sever to run AndroidSfM for the pose estimation of all photos by Structure-from-Motion and, thereafter, uses the oriented bunch of photos for dense point cloud estimation by dense image matching algorithms. The result is transferred back to the mobile device for visualization and ad-hoc on-screen measurements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 2015
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 9411, Mobile Devices and Multimedia: Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications 2015, 94110C (11 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2083332
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Dieter Fritsch, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)
Miguel Syll, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9411:
Mobile Devices and Multimedia: Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications 2015
Reiner Creutzburg; David Akopian, Editor(s)

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