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Create 3D Models of Buildings with a UAV

Using an octocopter UAV and its 123D Catch software, CAD software maker Autodesk was able to capture a 3D model of its corporate headquarters in San Rafael, CA. The model itself was generated from aerial photos taken from the UAV and processed with their 123D photogrammetry software. [via GeekyGadgets]

10 thoughts on “Create 3D Models of Buildings with a UAV

  1. Looks like the folks over at Strata Design seem to have a product for Mac OS X with similar capabilities. The SE version is available on the App store and not too expensive and a “pro” version available on their web site.

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