TY - CHAP A1 - Jaechoon Chon A2 - Jimmy Wang A3 - Tom Slankard A4 - John Ristevski ED1 - Daniel Carneiro da Silva Y1 - 2012-04-25 PY - 2012 T1 - High-Quality Seamless Panoramic Images N2 - Photogrammetry is widely accepted as one of the best surveying methods to acquire tridimensional data without direct contact with the object, but its high operational costs in equipment and personnel somewhat limit its application in mapping. However, with the development of digital photogrammetry in the 1990's, it was possible to introduce automated processes and reduce the personnel costs. In the following years, the cost of computer hardware, digital cameras and positioning sensors has been lowering, making photogrammetry more accessible to other engineering fields, such as architecture, archeology and health fields. This book shows the results of the work of researchers from different professional backgrounds, which evaluate the uses of photogrammetry, including issues of the data, processing, as well as the solutions developed for some surveying types that can be extended to many applications. BT - Special Applications of Photogrammetry SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35606 DO - 10.5772/35606 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-12 ER -