Cyclone external image problem

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Cyclone external image problem

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Hi friends..

im using a Cyclone (9.2.1) to color point cloud using external panoramic image..

The match works some time well and sometime bad (match images to scan).. I dont' know why..

I export the scan registered (e57) with magnet collage and after i import in cyclone..

I think that some scan don't preserve during the import the axis origin, i dont' have other explanation.

who help me?
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Re: Cyclone external image problem

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I've not had much luck with the auto Pano import when close to objects like your cliff face.

You can manually align the cube faces which should work okay. Look up texture mapping in the help menu.

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Re: Cyclone external image problem

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My 360 photos also look really bad when exported from Cyclone. Both E57 and RCP photos are terrible however when I export the photo alone, it looks ok. Does anyone else have this problem?

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Re: Cyclone external image problem

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c2a wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:17 pm
My 360 photos also look really bad when exported from Cyclone. Both E57 and RCP photos are terrible however when I export the photo alone, it looks ok. Does anyone else have this problem?
Current Cyclone does not export a true Pano to E57 or RCP that is "read" in Recap in the photo bubbles. It sends a Pseudo pano (a picture of the colorized pointcloud, but the pixels are blended to form a picture background of sorts -no Sky just black & black outlines around foreground objects vs background objects). This is SUPPOSED to be corrected in the next release according to an earlier post by Guy Cutting of Leica this past June.
BTW exports panos fine to an e57 that is read by their OWN software.

See this current post also:
https://laserscanningforum.com/forum/vi ... 46&t=15372

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This has been an on going problem since 9.3 for us. The issue has been raised with Leica support several times but falls on deaf ears I'm afraid. Its a 80 to 90 percent chance they align right. We have tried to adjust the nodal ninja settings, but still the same issues. Have the same issues when the camera is mounted on top of the P40. I believe we are stuck with the problem and have to manually align within Cyclone. Somewhere, somehow, a setting changed and the problems began. Our firm has even taught external camera work flows for Leica. Its just a little frustrating and adds a bit of time to align, but the externals are still worth it.

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Direct export to Rcp with real view support has already been included in the latest 9.4.2 release. Please check it out.

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Re: Cyclone external image problem

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Thanks at all..

i have solved, i picked more point to apply the color...
but, when i export a color point cloud via e57, the file haven't a photo, why?

can i export the photo with a correct orientation in my e57file?

thanks

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Re: Cyclone external image problem

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Yuelin wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:11 pm
Direct export to Rcp with real view support has already been included in the latest 9.4.2 release. Please check it out.
You are using Cyclone Register 360 and checking the RCP box for individual setups and it exports with a real view high-quality 360 pano photo? You have a Publisher Pro license?

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