the process of making surveys and maps through the use of photographs, especially aerial photographs.
- pho·to·gram·met·ric [foh-toh-gruh-me-trik], /ˌfoʊ toʊ grəˈmɛ trɪk/, pho·to·gram·met·ri·cal, adjective
- pho·to·gram·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
- pho·to·gram·me·trist, noun
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How to use photogrammetry in a sentence
To start, the company planned to auction off three NFTs that represented the opportunity to be inserted into the game as a "metahuman" NPC through the company's photogrammetry scanning process.S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 developer quickly cancels NFT plans after fan outcry | Kyle Orland | December 17, 2021 | Ars Technica
That’s why photogrammetry, the practice of capturing 3D information with sonar, lidar, and digital cameras, is now de rigueur at almost every major excavation site.
For example, we’re using photogrammetry to make characters and objects ultra-realistic.The Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Remake Takes a Shot at Resurrecting the Franchise's Weakest Game | Matthew Gault | April 7, 2020 | Time
British Dictionary definitions for photogrammetry
the process of making measurements from photographs, used esp in the construction of maps from aerial photographs and also in military intelligence, medical and industrial research, etc
- photogrammetric (ˌfəʊtəʊɡrəˈmɛtrɪk), adjective
- photogrammetrist, noun
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