Creative Industries Pathways: Photogrammetry

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What is Photogrammetry?

Digital 3D models are becoming increasingly popular in a range of fields across education, research and public engagement. A technique known as photogrammetry is frequently used to produce 3D models of real-life objects, partly because it does not require expensive equipment to record the necessary data. Photogrammetry uses multiple digital photographs taken from different angles around an object to construct a 3D model by identifying common reference points between images. Once produced, the 3D files can be put to multiple uses, including being shared online, 3D-printed in various materials, or even used for augmented reality (AR) applications.  

An Introduction to Creating 3D Models using Photogrammetry

This course will give a brief introduction to photogrammetry and its various uses, with a particular focus on how you can get started building your own 3D models.

Jamie Cameron of the Oxford Internet Institute works on the Cabinet project which is developing an online platform encouraging the use of museum collections in education. Jamie has also worked with the HLF Sensing Culture project (with the Oxford University Museums and RNIB), and has produced content for the BBC's Augmented Reality app which accompanied the 2018 Civilisations series.

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