In this page you will find links to thematic web pages such as Architectural Heritage, Photogrammetry, 3D Laser Scanning, Descriptive Geometry, I&D at FAUTL, and many others…

Architectural Heritage

Here I have some links to institutions and networks related to Heritage both in Portugal and abroad. página do Danel Huber

ICOMOS (International Council of Monuments and Sites) >>
ICOMOS Portugal >>
CIPA (International Scientific Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage >>
IGESPAR (Instituto de Gestão do Património arquitectónico e arqueológico) >>
IHRU (Instituto da Habitação e Reabilitação Urbana) >>
IHRU - SIPA (Sistema de Informação do Património Arquitectónico) >>
RCHME (Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England) >>
EH (English Heritage) >>
RCAHMS (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland) >>
EPOCH (European Network of Excellence in Open Cultural Heritage) >>
NPS (National Park Service - USA - Heritage Documentation Programs: HABS, HAER, HALS, CRGIS) >>
NPS (Arhive on-line: HABS, HAER, HALS, CRGIS) >>
ISPRS/Working Group V/2 >>
ARP (Associação Profissional de Conservadores-Restauradores de Portugal) >>
ABRACOR (Associação Brasileira de Conservadores-Restauradores de bens culturais) >>

Surveying, Photogrammetry, 3D Laser Scanning, 3D Modelling

Here I have some links to institutions, service providers and other things related to surveying.

Leica Customer Magazine >>
Sociedade Espanhola de Arqueologia Virtual >>
LFA-DAVAP (Architectural Photogrammetry Laboratory - Valladolid University) >>
ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) >>
ASPRS (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) >>
FGDC (Standards of the Fedreal Geographic Data Comittee - USA) >>
RSPSoc (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society - UK) >>
IGEO (portuguese geographic institute) >>
FIG (Fédération Internationale des Géomètres) >>
CYARK Foundation (digitally preserving and sharing the world's cultural heritage) >>
INSTITUTE OF GEODESY AND PHOTOGRAMMETRY - ETH Zurich (photogrammetry publications) >>
RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) >>
Bill Blake (Heritage Documentation) >>
3D OPTICAL METROLOGY UNIT (Bruno Kessler Foundation) >>
LAPA (Laboratorio de Patrimonio - CSIC) >>
BENECON (Centro di Competenza Regionale per i Beni Culturali Ecologia Economia) >>
LDGP (Laboratorio de documentación geométrica del patrimonio) >>
VEX-CMS (3D virtual exhibitions) >>
CVLAB (Computer Vision Laboratory - École Polythecnique Fédérale de Lausanne) >>
VC (Visual Computing Laboratory publications - Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione “A. Faedo”) >>

Surveying service providers .

3DTotal (3D scanning service provider) >>
A. Fabre dos Reis (3D scanning service provider) >>
Artescan (3D scanning service provider) >>
Artop (surveying service provider) >>
Azimut (surveying service provider) >>
Dephos (surveying service provider) >>
Estereofoto (surveying service provider) >>
Livio de Luca (GAMSAU member) >>
Superfície (surveying service provider) >>
Virtuel City (surveying service provider) >> AeroPerspectiva >>


Free 3D Models Resource / Turbosquid >>
Free 3D Models Resource / CGTrader >>
3D modeling from photos (free online service) >>
Open Source Photogrammetry >>
Photosynth (on-line photogrammetric software) >>
Clark Masts (mast systems) >>
Nodal Ninja (panoramic tripod heads) >>
Floatograph Technologies (elevated and aereal systems) >>
Fullframe (photography school) >>
Open Topography (topography) >>
NextGen-RC (mikrokopters) >>
Haltadefinizione (high definition images for heritage) >>
Haltadefinizione (high definition images for heritage) >>
Digital Pompeii (3D model and database) >>
Aerial Products (masts and ballons) >>
Aero Drum Ltda (ballons) >>
GIM International >>
Programa Euromed >>
Anthropology Analytical Cartography and Geographic Information System Lab at the Pennsylvania State University >>

3D Laser Scanners manufacturers

If you know about other manufacturers please tell me so that I can add them...

Leica >>
Riegl >>
Trimble >>
Trimble (pulications) >>
Optech >>
Z+F >>
Faro >>
Zscanner >>
Minolta >>
Deltasphere >>
Topcon >>
Mensi >>
3D Digital Corp >>

Photographic cameras manufacturers

The same here! If you know about other manufacturers please tell me so that I can add them...

Rollei (& Nikon) >>
Hasselblad >>
Fuji >>
Imetric >>
Sigma >>
Canon >>
Phase One >>
Jenoptik >>
Leica >>

Software to process point clouds

Here I list some software suppliers and the software names. Note that some of these softwares are specific for some equipments.

Point Cab >>
Leica (Cyclone, Leica TruView, Cloudworks, Cloudworks-VR) >>
Riegl (Riscan Pro) >>
Trimble (RealWorks) >>
Z+F (Z+F Project view) >>
Z+F (LFM) >>
Delft Tech (VSF 3DSM) >>
Innovmetric (Pifedit, Polyworks) >>
Gexcel (JRC 3D Reconstructor, 3D Manager) >>
PointTools (PointTools) >>
KUBIT (Point Cloud) >>
Z corporation (Zscan) >>
Minolta (Polygon Editing Tool) >>
DeltaSphere (Scene Vision 3D) >>
Geomagic (Geomagic) >>
Rapidform (Rapidform) >>
Technodigit (3D Reshaper) >>
Menci (PolyCloud, Z Map Laser, Zview) >>
MeshLab (MeshLab - free software for mesh processing) >>
Dephos (software for photogrammetry and laserscanning) >>
ClearEdge3D (software to extract architectural data from laserscanning) >>
Cloud Decimator (plug-in for AutoCAD 2011) >>
Point-Cab Layout (software to extract architectural data from laserscanning) >>
Autodesk (Point Cloud Tool for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design) >>
CloudCompare >>

Photogrammetric Software

Here I list some software suppliers and the software names. Suggestions are wellcome!

VSFM (Visual Structure From Motion) >>
Palentier (Aerial Mapping Software) >>
Kubit (PhoToPlan, MonuMap) >>
Nickerson (Asrix) >>
RectifierSoft (Perspective Rectifier) >>
Autodesk (ImageModeler) >>
Photomodeler (Photomodeler) >>
Technet (Pictran) >>
(Arpenteur) >>
DCS (iwitness) >>
PMS AG (Elcovisionv) >>
TerraDat (Image Master) >>
Menci (Zscan) >>
Rollei (Panoscan-Trimble, MSR, CDW-Trimble) >>
e-Foto (free digital photogrammetric station) >>
VideoTrace (3D modelling from video sequence) >>
Dephos (software for photogrammetry and laserscanning) >>
Topcon (Image Master) >>


Here I list some links to sites related to research projects of my colleagues here at FAUTL. The first link (to CIAUD) is not a reasarch project. Actually CIAUD is the investigation center of the Faculty of Architecture of Technical University of Lisbon. From there you can link to several research projects.

CIAUD (Research Centre for Architecture, Urban Planning and Design) >>
LAFIS (Laboratório de Fotografia e Imagem de Síntese) >>
De.:SID (Design as a Company's Strategic Resource: a Study of the Impacts of Design) >>
Implementação computacional de um Sistema de Perspectiva Expandido >>
Arquitectura(s) de Papel >>
Re-Converting and Re-Integrating illegal urban areas >>

Let me know more!!!...

Mathematics and Geometry

Here I list some links to related sites.

APROGED (Associação de Professores de Desenho e de Geometria Descritiva) >>
VeraViana (a good site of dynamic geometry) >>
ATRACTOR (Matemática Interactiva) >>

Useful links

Here I list some links useful to almost everybody!

Idea Puzzle - (idea scientification) >>
b-on - Biblioteca do Conhecimento on-line >>
ISI web of knowledge >>
ISO - International Organization for Standardization >>
Publication Database of the Vienna University of Technology >>
International Electrotechnical Commission >>
LNEC - Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Cívil >>
IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) >>
FC (software) >> >>
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design: Ideas worth spreading) >>
GEPHI (The Open Graph Viz Platform) >>
SmartDraw (Mind Map Software) >>
BISDM (Building Information Spatial Data Model) >>
DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) >>
WDL (World Digital Library - UNESCO)>>
CIE (Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage)>>
PROCESSING (Computer Programming Language)>>
VRML (tutorial) >>
VRML (tutorial) >>
VRML (tutorial) >>
MapZone(Editor de Texturas) >>
C++(Tutorial) >>
C++(Tutorial) >>
OpenGL (Open graphics library)>>
OpenGL (Tutorial)>>

Video links

Here I have some links to interesting vídeos!

Augmented reality >>
Photosynth (on-line point clouds from images) >>
Bing Maps (augmented-reality maps)>>
Video trace >>
UTokyo's e-Heritage Project: 3D Modeling of Heritage Sites >>

Friends and colleagues

Here I list some links to some of my friends and colleagues sites. Some are colleagues here at FAUTL and others are not.

José Aguiar (Conservation) >>
Francisco Agostinho (Graphic Computation and Multimedia) >>
Victor Ferreira (Graphic Computation and Multimedia) >>
Pedro Januário (Graphic Computation and Multimedia) >>
Luís Romão (Graphic Computation and Multimedia) >>
Víctor Correia (Geometry) >>
Luís Reis (Geometry) >>
João Ornelas (Architect) >>
FG+SG (Architectural Photography) >>
Frederico Henriques (Painting Conservator) >>

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