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sakaic

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Aligning Point Clouds
« on: August 06, 2015, 11:01:21 AM »
Hi all,

I have been generating point clouds with Photoscan. A colleague of mine has also been generating point clouds using a Kinect. Any ideas on how to align the 2?

I see that we can match Lidar data and Point Clouds in the software. Any guides on how to do this?

Thank you

Arie

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Re: Aligning Point Clouds
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2015, 11:57:24 PM »
Since you cannot import pointclouds into photoscan, I personally would use cloudcompare (free, opensource) to align the pointclouds (http://www.danielgm.net/cc/doc/wiki/index.php5?title=Alignment_and_Registration).

Additionally you can do a deviation analysis, comparing the data from the kinect to the photoscan data.
Cheers!