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Object Reconstruction Using Phone and Compact Camera

Khairul Nizam Tahar, Muhammad Farid Mohd Shaharom


Previously, a 3D model can be produced by using high resolution and metric camera in close range photogrammetry technique. In this study, there were two types of camera used; the compact camera (Nikon COOLPIX L120) and phone camera (Samsung Galaxy Note1). Two objects were selected; i.e., a biscuit container as for simulation and water tank as the real object. 3D models for both objects were validated by using a measuring tape and laser distance. The 3D models were analysed based on a calculation of Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) and standard deviation. The RMSE for Galaxy note1 (GN1) was 0.870 cm with standard deviation ± 0.886 cm. On the other hand, RMSE for Nikon COOLPIX L120 was 0.757 cm with standard deviation ± 0.766 cm. The results showed that sub-centimetre level was achieved for both cameras in the water tank 3D models documentation.

Keywords: 3D model, accuracy, camera, image, phone, reconstruction

Cite this Article: Muhammad Farid Mohd Shaharom, Khairul Nizam Tahar.Object Reconstruction Using Phone and Compact Camera. International Journal of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering. 2020; 6(1): 21–30p.


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