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I Fly UltraCam

Microsoft Vexcel  UltraCam photogrammetric digital aerial mapping cameras are the source of the best high resolution imagery in the world.

In this short video, we explain how AEROmetrex is taking advantage of UltraCam digital aerial sensors to provide quality aerial photography and photogrammetric mapping.

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Mt Buller 3D animation – Victoria, Australia

Situated in Victoria, 210km from Melbourne, Mt Buller is a mountain in the Australian Alps. The village situated near the the summit is primarly a resort town. Mount Buller is popular with snowsports enthusiasts in winter.

This 3D animation has been generated using a 30cm orthophoto mosaic draped over a 50cm digital terrain model.

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High Resolution Digital Aerial Imagery vs High Resolution Satellite Imagery – Part 1

The gap between these two usually complementary mapping technologies is getting smaller as both satellite and aerial imaging systems have benefited from great technology improvements in the last decade. These technologies can even overlap in terms of resolution, meaning that issues such as accuracy, acquisition and processing time need to be taken into account . It is more of a … Read the rest


Salisbury quarry 3D animation

The Salisbury Quarry is a quartz quarry in South Australia.
The short fly-through has been generated using Ultracam 10cm digital aerial imagery drapped over a 50cm digital surface model extracted from photogrammetry.

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Digital Elevation, Digital Terrain or Digital Surface Model?

A Digital Elevation Model (DEM) is generally a file containing elevation values representing the terrain height over a specific area of the earth. A DEM can be a raster file: in this case each record is a 3-dimensional element usually associated with geographic coordinates at a fixed grid interval. The denser the grid, the more information the digital elevation model … Read the rest

Wilpena pound

Realistic landscape: Wilpena Pound 3D Fly-through

Wilpena Pound is a natural amphitheatre of mountains located 429 kilometres north of Adelaide, South Australia in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National park.

High resolution images from multiple sensors can be combined with digital elevation information derived from photogrammetry, Lidar, Radar to produce detailed 3D visualizations and fly-through.  The fly-through below  has been generated using a 70cm digital … Read the rest