3D Photogrammetry

3D Photogrammetry is the process of making measurements from photographs which allows you to quickly and easily scan, edit and reproduce physical items.

3D Photogrammetry with Canon

Canon’s world-renowned EOS System can drive your 3D Photogrammetry forward with greater accuracy and reduced costs. Photogrammetry has wide-ranging applications in many industries and the benefits are compelling.


How it works

3D Photogrammetry is the process of making measurements from photographs which allows you to quickly and easily scan, edit and reproduce physical items. It’s especially useful for recovering the exact positions of surface points, allowing physical products, objects and people to be converted into 2D/3D digital files (and vice versa).

Wide-ranging applications

3D Photogrammetry can be used in many areas, including production control, deformation analysis, inspections and documentation on a wide range of object types - small objects, historical items, people, buildings, aircraft and even land mass.

Scan the subject with multiple pictures

To acquire the information necessary to measure, take multiple images all around, above and below your subject so they can be stitched together to create horizontal and vertical mapping.

Shoot with more than one camera

Trigger multiple cameras at the same time if they’re fixed in a location to conduct a thorough map of your subject from every angle.

Post-production made easy

Import the data and take the images into your software system to create the model. Specialist industry software can compare the pixels to find matches and then estimates camera locations, therefore deriving the correct 3D geometry.


Ready to help your business

Take a look at the many areas of industry and commerce where 3D Photogrammetry can improve and enhance your business.

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    From collision engineering to stress testing, photogrammetry is a vital part of the manufacturing process and helps to measure and predict the impact of pressures on a prototype object.

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    Creation & Design

    Rendering a physical object into a three-dimensional image is a key part of the design process and enables designers to make key changes without the need to physically re-model the prototype.

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    Engineering & Production

    When it’s vital to limit manufacturing downtime and stay within budgets, 3D photogrammetry allows engineers to carry out important testing off-site, using data acquired from images to calculate and survey a product.

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    3D modelling

    Photogrammetry can be used to make highly accurate and realistically photo textured models of buildings, archaeological sites and even landscapes.

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    Private and Public Sector

    Government and businesses can benefit from 3D Photogrammetry when carrying out a variety of tasks such as town planning, highway engineering and other infrastructure considerations.

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    Point of sale merchandise such as mannequins, in-store displays, and even augmented reality can all make use of 3D Photogrammetry to drive customers to shop either in store or online.

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    Media, Film, Entertainment and Leisure Industries

    The special effects used in the Film, TV and Gaming industries rely heavily on 3D Photogrammetry when designers are seeking to construct elaborate and highly realistic visual experiences.

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    Architecture and cultural heritage

    Recreating buildings and historic settlements relies heavily on accurate images taken at the scene which are then imported into mapping software to render realistic visuals of how a site would have looked long ago.

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    Defence, Security

    Aerial and maritime mapping is a vital part of defence planning and 3D Photogrammetry helps the armed forces in their intelligence gathering when plotting troop movements and forecasting enemy operations.

  • Why Canon?

    Canon is the leading name in imaging and has been for the past 80 years. We design, develop and manufacture digital cameras, lenses, accessories and cables plus produce software needed for camera control – a combination that is leading the industry. Ours is a truly comprehensive system and it’s all created in-house which gives you the confidence to trust in our expert vision.

    Related Products

    Choose from a wide range of DSLRs and mirrorless cameras and select the lenses you need from our comprehensive range, designed to provide you with the tools you need for accurate 3D Photogrammetry.

  • מצלמות DSLR

    EOS 2000D

    אפשר ליהנות מתמונות מרהיבות באיכות 24.1 מגה-פיקסל וסרטים ב-HD מלא. הרחב את היצירתיות שלך בעזרת מצלמה DSLR קלה לשימוש ומהנה.
  • מצלמות ללא מראה

    EOS R5

    תתחיל לחשוב מחדש על כל הידוע לך על מצלמות נטולות מראה. הביצועים הלא מתפשרים של EOS R5 יחוללו אצלך מהפכה בצילום ובהסרטה.
  • מצלמות DSLR

    EOS 90D

    מצלמת DSLR עם תכונות מלאות, שמאפשרת להתקרב יותר, לצלם מהר יותר ולהפיק תמונות מעולות ברזולוציה של 32.5 מגה-פיקסל.
  • מצלמות DSLR

    EOS 850D

    בשבילך זה הצעד הבא בשליטה יצירתית ויכולת לצלם תמונות בפירוט מדהים וסרטוני 4K מהממים, בעזרת מצלמת DSLR קלה ומחוברת שנותנת השראה ומתגמלת את המשתמש.
  • עדשות עבור DSLR

    EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

    עדשת פנקייק קומפקטית עם צמצם מהיר, מעולה לנסיעות ולצילום כללי.
  • עדשות עבור DSLR

    EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

    עדשה קלה, בהירה ומהירה
  • עדשות עבור DSLR

    EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

    עדשת STM במחיר נוח, צמצם f/1.8 מהיר לצילום כללי, צילום בתאורה חלשה וצילום דיוקנאות.
  • עדשות עבור DSLR

    EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

    עדשת USM עם מפתח של f/1.4 בעלת ביצועים גבוהים לשימוש כללי, תנאי תאורה חלשה וצילומי דיוקן.
  • עדשה סטנדרטית

    RF 50mm F1.8 STM

    עדשת RF ‏50 מ"מ קומפקטית, בעלת אורך מוקד קבוע, שקטה וקלת משקל, עם מפתח צמצם רחב f/1.8. עדשה זו היא העדשה המושלמת למימוש החזון היצירתי שלך.

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