Introduction to Photogrammetry in RealityCapture

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The above video tutorial will guide you through the process of creating a 3D model from digital photos in RealityCapture – covering image import, alignment, mesh processing, texturing and export. Check out the results in 3D:

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Released as a public beta in February 20161, RealityCapture is fast becoming a favourite among professional and hobbyist photo scanners – check out some of the results being posted on Sketchfab by checking out the RealityCapture tag feed.

As it’s a relatively new piece of software, we made this video to help get you off to a good start. Let us know what you’d like covered in future tutorials and be sure to share anything you make using this tut in the comments.

Be sure to check out the tutorials by RealityCapture’s JaneTheBee on their learning blog too.

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Thomas Flynn

Cultural Heritage Lead at Sketchfab.
Co-founder of museuminabox.org


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  • Silvia says:

    Hi! This looks great! What is the advantage of using this software instead of Photoscan?

    • Thomas Flynn says:

      Hey Silvia – as with most software, there are pros and cons. I’ve found RC to process 3D very quickly but the flip side is that it requires a good GPU to run. Currently Windoas only, PhotoScan runs on Mac as well.

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