Is it possible to import cloud file created in Agisoft Photoscan?

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09-12-2018 06:37 AM
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ChristopherClement
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I have some dense clouds that were created in Agisoft Photoscan and was wondering if there is a way to import those into Drone2Map?  We have to use Photoscan because we are doing coral reef work under water, which prevents the possibility of having embedded coordinates from GPS. 

A related question is it is my understanding is that Drone2Map will not work with images that do not have embedded lat/longs, is that correct?

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WilliamShuart
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Yes, you'll need x,y,z information either embedded in the exif of the images - or in a csv someplace that can be pulled.  I am not aware that you can import a cloud into any software as the "las"/"cloud" is created from the processing and adjustment of the imagery in the project that is processed by the software.

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MikiYAMAMOTO
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Hi Christopher,

Unfortunately there's no tool to import nor visualize point cloud data into/on D2M. I recommend  you to use ArcGIS Pro to do something (view, edit, analyze, share) with point cloud data

Cheers,

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