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Use of consumer grade 3D visualisation technologies is asset management

Google Earth provides a free and easy-to-use platform for small-scale surveying and placement of virtual infrastructure for customer and quality assurance viewing purposes.

18 Jun 2015
Ross Batten, James Bangay, Matthew Coleman


Due to its design for small scale object presentation however, significant distortions of geometries occur of dimensions in excess of the size of a large building if careful measures are not taken. This paper investigates the challenges of maintaining spatial accuracy when utilizing standard Collada geometries to render objects across large distances for asset inspection purposes.


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