[HOT] [talk-oam] Crowdsourcing Point Clouds for Disaster Response

Patrick Meier patrick at irevolutions.org
Sat Apr 11 04:52:31 UTC 2015


Hi All,

Many thanks for exploring my blog post further as I'd really like to move
forward on this.

@Stephen, can we look into possible integration between OpenDroneMap and
MicroMappers to make this happen?

Thanks again,
Patrick


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On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 8:47 PM, Stephen Mather <stephen at smathermather.com>
wrote:

> One additional thought -- point clouds are a nice product from image
> matching, as are orthophotos. I've been thinking for a while that
> Pictometry/Bird's eye view-like output would be another valuable product
> that could be generated with OpenDroneMap.
>
> Ok, back to Friday night.
> Cheers,
> Best,
> Steve
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 8:42 PM, Stephen Mather <stephen at smathermather.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Ok, did a terrible job reading Patrick's post initially. The last couple
>> of paragraphs take it home to an interesting proposition. Ahem. Sorry for
>> replying without deep reading... I blame Friday night.
>>
>> This is a really interesting proposal -- especially proposal of a
>> platform, and crowd sourcing + AI for feature identification. I could see a
>> role for ODM in this.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Best,
>> Steve
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Stephen Mather <
>> stephen at smathermather.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Here's the one minute summary for OpenDroneMap
>>>
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UctfoeNB_Y&feature=youtu.be
>>>
>>> I think an important space to solve is the hosting of point clouds.
>>> Howard Butler and crew are working in this. For the client side of this,
>>> see e.g. http://plas.io
>>>
>>> I agree with Patrick's implication (or perhaps I'm inferring) that it
>>> world be great to see someone addressing the hosting and visualization of
>>> point clouds for humanitarian response.  AFAIK, Howard's work is the
>>> furthest along in solving these specific technical problems.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Best,
>>> Steve
>>> On Apr 10, 2015 7:59 PM, "Stephen Mather" <stephen at smathermather.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Christian, Patrick,
>>>>
>>>> OpenDroneMap does this, is open source and under active development.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers!
>>>> Best,
>>>> Steve
>>>> On Apr 10, 2015 2:42 PM, "Christian Ledermann" <
>>>> christian.ledermann at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Point Clouds, or 3D models derived from high resolution aerial
>>>>> imagery, are in fact nothing new. Several software platforms already
>>>>> exist to reconstruct a series of 2D aerial images into fully fledged
>>>>> 3D-fly-through models.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> http://irevolution.net/2015/04/09/crowdsourcing-point-clouds-for-disaster-response/
>>>>>
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>>>>>
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