How to Use Targeting without Targets in Dot3D
Targeting is a great way to improve the accuracy and reliability of your Dot3D scan data, especially across larger scenes. Did you know that you can use targeting even if you didn't have targets in your scene during capture? Here's how!
Tutorial: Scale Bar Targeting in Phi.3D
Please click below for the full video tutorial on scale bar targeting in Phi.3D: https://vimeo.com/145551710 In 2019, Phi.3D was replaced by Dot3D Pro. We recommend all DotProduct users upgrade to the latest Dot3D Pro.
Added Constraint Options for Improved Data Optimization
Plane Parallelism While scanning a floor or wall, press the plane pick button and during optimization that information will automatically be used to enhance the accuracy of the scan AprilTags for Loop Closure ...
Which versions of Dot3D allow for use of AprilTag targets?
AprilTags can be used for loop closure (automatic single scene accuracy improvement by looping over unique tags multiple times) in any version of Dot3D with scanning capabilities enabled (Dot3D Scan, Dot3D X, and Dot3D Pro). However, to use AprilTags ...
Tutorial: Hard Targeting in Phi.3D
Video Tutorial: https://youtu.be/0iY4aV6oFhs
Targeting: How to Reference Survey Control Coordinates in Dot3D 5.0 & Up
1. Obtain a minimum of 3 AprilTag target coordinates (i.e. from survey instrument, measurement, reference model, another point cloud, etc.) 2. Set up a .txt target control file in the following format: AprilTag #, x, y, z AprilTag #, x, y, z AprilTag ...