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Category Archives: Point cloud

Don’t recreate… ReCap

Test of a 123d Catch generated point cloud into ReCap Studio A lot of information has come to light since the last post, although ReCap Photo is still not available. First, let’s talk about the two different products. ReCap Studio (a free download desktop application), is included with all Autodesk 2014 Suites, and gives us…

Mexico City

So, I just came back from a couple of weeks of beautiful weather in Mexico City. I became a little obsessed using 123D Catch at different locations, and am slowly working through them. The additional practice in taking the pictures and submitting them to the cloud service has been useful to help me understand better…

Point Cloud Feature Extraction Sample Files + Review

So in case you missed it, the Point Cloud Feature Extraction for Revit was released a little under a week ago. As you can see in the picture below, the extension adds a new tab to your user interface with a variety of useful tools for working with point clouds. You can even create a…

From Photos to Point Clouds and Topo in Revit

This is a follow up to my previous post on using 123D Catch. That post focused on using merely four photographs (taken from a moving car) of Zion National Park to create a 3D model. The focus of this post is what I explored afterwards: ways to use the 3D model created from photogrammetry for something…

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