Futurity: Tourist pics and YouTube create 3D model of city

Tourist pics and YouTube create 3D model of city - Futurity

A new technology platform uses algorithms to create 3D city models from image and video data. The platform, known as "VarCity", is so versatile that it can use, evaluate, and automatically combine all possible kinds of image sources: aerial photographs, 360-degree panoramic images taken with special vehicles, and even standard photos such as those published by tourists on social networks and online.

 

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