1. Mukraker35's Avatar
    Hi all,

    Wondering if anyone has had experience with ANY brand of 360 camera that doesn't cost the earth that export files into a CAD program? Hard to get that info from the web and don't want to spend a few grand on a proper surveying setup.

    Thanks
    01-28-2017 03:29 PM
  2. Russell Holly's Avatar
    All of the consumer 360 cameras are going to output straight to .jpg with embedded instructions for how to stretch the image into a sphere. Because that doesn't convey depth, I'm not sure CAD software would be able to do much with that output.
    01-30-2017 08:39 AM
  3. EgoAnt's Avatar
    For exporting to a 3D model you would be better off with something like the Structure sensor. You won't be able to just snap a single picture, you'd have to scan the whole room, but it might be worth looking into. In addition, there was a thing for Google Tango that let you scan rooms, but I'm having a hard time finding it now.

    The only room scanning device I know of is fairly expensive. It's the Matterport camera, and it's $4,500 USD. Still, if you are going to be using it frequently for business, the cost could be offset fairly quickly.
    01-30-2017 11:59 AM
  4. GlenFarmer's Avatar
    http://www.thegoodgears.com/360-Camera/
    I'm as well looking for an answer for the same question. Thanks for your replies regarding 360 camera. Hope I can find one with a lesser price.
    Last edited by GlenFarmer; 02-20-2017 at 01:28 AM.
    02-15-2017 09:25 PM

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