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JMR

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Spherical targets
« on: August 03, 2020, 08:59:30 PM »
Hello, Agisoft:
Spherical targets are widely used in terrestrial laser scanning. They are convenient due to de fact that a sphere looks the same from any pont of view and does not require being orented towards the sensor like planar targets do.
I guess it would be really usefull if Metashape where able to detect a sphere centre point automatically as it does with circular targets. It would help laser scanning works to be co-registered with photo scans.
Unlike planar circles, spheres always look round enough in a picture regardless the angle of view, so a circular feature detector, should work fine, even when it is not surounded by a black crown like in non coded circular targets.
Please keep improving Metashape by adding funtions for a better integration with TLS.
Best regards