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ralstogj
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Add Geotag Photo pins for location and Direction of photo to drawing

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07-25-2012 03:00 PM

Hi

 

I was wanting to know if anyone has seen a tool to add geotagged photo references into civi3d for adding site report photos. I found this one but its in german. trying to find if there is and english version or some thing similar.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXXAhKLLaG4&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PL475BD43308E6F6E4

 

http://www.contelos.de/toolsforgis

 

 

Regards

 

 

Justin

Regards

Justin Ralston
http://c3dxtreme.blogspot.com/
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GN8FC
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Re: Add Geotag Photo pins for location and Direction of photo to drawing

08-04-2012 05:26 AM in reply to: ralstogj
Dear Justin, i will translate the cui for you. No Problem.
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TerryDotson
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Re: Add Geotag Photo pins for location and Direction of photo to drawing

08-04-2012 08:20 PM in reply to: ralstogj

DotSoft's MapWorks Base includes a tool that lets you select multiple photos.  It then extract the GPS Lat/Long values and even the Direction the picture was taken (if the camera had a compass).  It projects to your target system and places a built in camera block in the proper location and rotation.  The photo is hyperlinked to the insert so you can quickly view the photo.

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antoniovinci
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Re: Add Geotag Photo pins for location and Direction of photo to drawing

08-05-2012 12:56 AM in reply to: ralstogj

Well done, Terry.

Justin, you can simply link vector objects to external images, by means of _ATTACHURL command.
I realize that their automatic insertion by GPS info (embedded in the EXIF tag) would be great, but surely not for free...

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GN8FC
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Re: Add Geotag Photo pins for location and Direction of photo to drawing

08-05-2012 04:19 AM in reply to: ralstogj
... It then extract the GPS Lat/Long values and even the Direction the picture was taken (if the camera had a compass). It projects to your target system and places a built in camera block in the proper location and rotation. The photo is hyperlinked to the insert so you can quickly view the photo..... Well, taht is exactly what the contelos geotag tool i doing, plus lots more......

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