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VirtuelCity: 29 towns in 3D

By February 25, 2008 2 Comments

The movie embedded below is well worth taking some time out to watch. It details the Vectuel’s (a French 3D modelling company) techniques for constructing virtual cities:

Of note is the combination of stereo pair derived models with the street level capture, its interesting to get a view of their van as it drives around town grabbing textures.

The movie of Montbéliard illustrates the quality of output:

Take a look at Vectuels site for more info.

Andy

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

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