- Architosh Staff ([email protected])
- 6 June 2001
MacCAD news: Interstudio announces DigiCAD 3D 6.0
Interstudio has announced DigiCAD 3D 6.0, its Macintosh program for photogrammetry, architectural surveying and mapping. According to Interstudio:
DigiCad 3D is used to transforms a perspective distorted photo image [to] a front measurable image of the building and to digitize architectural drawings or photos.
The user imports a photo image - for example, of a building facade - and transforms it or traces over [it]. The digitized drawing can then be straightened, or corrected, by snapping it to a series of attach points that correspond to real measurements taken on site, producing a perfectly-scaled elevation.
Incredibly Useful Tool for Architects, Surveyors and Engineers
One of the most powerful abilities of DigiCAD 6.0 is that you can make architectural elevations from photographs, regardless of what angle you took the photograph...and if there was multiple-point perspective in the photograph.
The program is also useful for 3D modeling and rendering work. You can photograph real building textures and utilize the photogrammetry functions to produce texture files for your 3D rendering application.
By superimposing maps, surveys and drawings DigiCAD 6.0 becomes a valuable surveying and mapping tool as well, enabling you to stitch together disparate pieces of information to form a comprehensive and accurate map or survey.
For more information visit Interstudio's Web site.
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