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The project aims to produce an accurate, detailed and photo-realistic 3D model of the 3 Cime di Lavaredo (Drei Zinnen / Three Peaks) in the Dolomites, Italy. The model will be used for geological analyses and visualization purposes.

This project explores potentially transformative technologies and actively links the fields of heritage 3D modeling and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) by creating and testing new analytical tools for 3D Web GIS environments.

The project aims to develop an innovative, portable and low-cost 3D modeling system for the digital reconstruction of human body parts.

The activity wants to deploy advance image processing methods to derive 3D models from CT (Computer Tomography) data or photogrammetric acquisitions. 3D data are used for various purposes, such as virtual fitting of Total Artificial Hearth (TAH), brain analysis, etc.

The PAESTUM project aims to document, survey, study and valorize the heritage Graeco-Roman site of Paestum (Italy).

The project wants to develop a methodology to digitally document and reconstruct complex architectures like castles. Photogrammetry, laser scanning and maps are integrated to exploit all the intrinsic advantages of each methodology.

3D-ICONS is an EU project that aims to enrich Europeana with thousands of 3D contents across Europe.

APSAT aimed to document, survey, study, analyze and preserve mountainous and hill-top heritage sites located in the Trentino region (Italy), with a census of the heritage site, some 3D models, a webGIS and a series of publications.

The research aims to develop a reliable and automated procedure for the identification of image correspondences in large image blocks.

The project wanted to digitally survey and model at very high-resolution the Behaim Globe, the oldest (1492) still existing and intact globe of the earth, preserved in the German National Museum of Nuremberg, Germany.

The project aims to develop a quick, low-cost and efficient image-based methodology to update large scale maps of urban and rural areas starting from helicopter images.

CENTRIC (Centre for ExcelleNce in TerRItorial management and Cadastre) aims - in the long term - at the realization of the new Centre of Excellence on territorial management and cadastre in Romania. The future Centre will focus on related domains of great relevance, such as: 3D/4D geospatial data, linked geospatial data, land classification, remotely sensed data, mapping, etc. CENTRIC is funded under the EU H2020 Framework Programme - WIDESPREAD-2014-1 TEAMING.

CIEM (Cartographic Information Extraction and Management) deals with the automated extraction of geo-referenced data for a large variety of applications like urban and environmental planning, environmental monitoring, emergency assessment, change detection analyses, etc.

The investigation deals with automated image matching methods for the generation of dense and accurate point clouds from aerial and terrestrial imagery.

The project deals with the 3D surveying of dinosaur trackways and footprints by means of terrestrial photogrammetry and laser scanning.

Dynamic Light is an Interreg - Central Europe project which focusses on reduction of CO2-emissions and enhancement of energy efficiency in public lighting. The project will demonstrate the process of how a city can implement energy efficient lighting starting from the 3D models, GIS data mining and analyses, simulation, strategy development, financial models, procurement rules, implementation and evaluation.

The project aims to digitally count, survey and map (in 2D and 3D) the numerous signs of miners of the Middle Age. Using high-resolution LiDAR data we can identify structures which are hidden below the vegetation. The Calisio Plateau near Trento is full of ancient mining activites for silver extraction which are slowly disappearing and not valorized.

The project aims to reproduce precise digital replicas of some of the beautiful etruscan tombs located in different necropolis using reality-based 3D surveying methodologies.

Aim of this project is to provide support with the most advanced and modern 3D surveying and modelling techniques for a comparative and systematic study of different models of "Fernande", a cubist sculpture of Picasso.

Metric investigations and characterizations of 3D imaging sensors is fundamental to fully understand their performances and use them in the right way. We study digital cameras, 3D laser scanners, stripe projection systems, RGB-D sensors, etc. to investigate their performances and limitations, in particular for metric applications.

The project investigates the potential of high-resolution satellite imagery (WorldView, GeoEye, Pleiades, etc.) for mapping purposes. A testfield over the city of Trento has been realized to evaluate the potential of such images and the performances of processing solutions.

The project aims to solve the problem of missing (3D) digitized and well organized cultural heritage assets, which is one of the main priorities in the Strategy for Information Society Development in the Republic of Serbia. The project aims also to transfer know-how and best practices from EU to non-EU Member States.

GRAPHOS is an ISPRS Scientific Initiative for the realization of an "All-Purpose Open-Source Photogrammetric Tool". The initiative aims to develop a common multi-purpose framework that integrates recent researches, algorithms and developments in all phases of the photogrammetric workflow.

The project wants to realize a methodology to integrate 3D surveying data with IR imaging to metrically evaluate heatis looses from building facades.

ITN-DCH (Initial Training Network for Digital Cultural Heritage: Projecting our Past to the Future) is a Marie-Curie project with 14 partners and it aims to connect university, research centers, industries, Cultural Heritage stakeholders and end-user in order to collaborate and train the next generation of researchers in digital Cultural Heritage.

The project (LandslidE MOnitoriNg And Data intEgration) focuses on mass movements and particularly on landslides. LEMONADE, funded by EUREGIO, will consider and integrate different platforms (satellite, UAV, land-based), sensors (imaging, ranging, radar, etc.), techniques (photogrammetry, laser scanning, etc.) and algorithms to deliver an innovative fusion methodology applicable also to other application fields.

The project aims at the multi-sensor and multi-resolution 3D documentation of the UNESCO Maya site of Copan (Honduras) and at the realization of a 3D GIS-type tool to visualize and query multi-resolution archaeological 3D models online.

The project aims to process old aerial images from the period 1942-1945 over the Trentino region in order to derive 3D information and analyze the changes with the actual situation.

The research wants to investigate mobile systems for 3D surveying and modeling, including mobile mapping vans, mobile hand-held scanners, back-pack scanners, etc. System investigations and applications in urban and heritage scenarios are performed.

The project uses 3D surveying techniques (terrestrial photogrammetry and laser scanning) to document and monitor paintings. Furthermore it combines multi-spectral analyses to analyse painting layers. This combination is useful to fully document artworks as well as evaluate conservation conditions and plan future preservation activities.

The project aims to digitally model the Pompeii Forum integrating photogrammetry and laser scanning. The integration is realized to exploit the intrinsic advantages of each technique and to produce a multi-resolution 3D model of the archaeological site.

The project deals with the 3D surveying of prehistoric alpine shelters and artefacts for heritage documentation and valorization purposes. Terrestrial photogrammetry and laser scanning are employed to produce photo-realistic 3D models.

RAPIDMAP - RAPID MAPping - deals with Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS technologies for collecting and managing geo-information of disasters and damages. The project developed practical ways to process and integrate RS data in near real time and allow users to use those data soon after disasters by means of WebGIS tools.

This project strives to preserve the memory of lost cultural heritage through the means of 3D digital reconstructions from crowdsourcing images. A web-based platform was created to use publicly-available data on the web to assist volunteers aiming to collaborate in the project.

REPLICATE - cReative-asset harvEsting PipeLine to Inspire Collective-AuThoring and Experimentation - will develop a multi-user, 3D-acquisition platform that can transform the real-world into new forms of creative-assets. REPLICATE is funded under the EU H2020 ICT-19-2015 call.

The project is an interdisciplinary work with the aim of producing a multimedia exhibition with the Sarcophagus as primarily subject. Digital acquisitions and 3D modeling of the Sarcophagus, based on different technologies, were conducted to deliver highly detailed photo-realistic 3D representations of the Etruscan masterpiece for the successive multimedia purposes.

The research aims to develop a pipeline to semantically subdivide 3D models of archaeological finds in order to better analyse the heritage pieces and assign information stored in external databases.

The project aims at developing a reliable methodology for the processing of aerial imagery for the derivation of high quality 3D data and energy audit. The partners will thus deliver innovative and replicable solutions for the distribution of useful services to citizens and public administrations based on spatial information.

SLICE3D - SLovenIan Centre of Excellence on 3D geodata - is a WIDESPREAD EU H2020 project aiming at the realization of a a Centre of Excellence on 3D/4D geospatial data in Slovenia. The Centre will focus on the capacity building and research activities aiming to achieve the scientific excellence in the fields of 3D and 4D geodata, which are the basis for many decisions of the society. The ambition is to create a Centre which will achieve strong medium- and long-term scientific presence at the European and wider international level. Beside the scientific goals, societal and economic contributions are foreseen, since the scientific achievements and problem-oriented innovations are supposed to be used in practical applications that can be brought to the market through different technology transfer measures.

3D city and landscape models are used to estimate the incoming solar radiation and evaluate the quality of the roofs as possible locator of photovoltaic panels.

Spherical photogrammetry uses spherical images and photogrammetric methods to survey and reconstruct in 3D various scenarios. The research deals with the automated orientation of spherical images before applying interactive restitution and 3D reconstructioons.

STEM - Sistema di Telerilevamento e Monitoraggio del Territorio e dell'Ambiente Trentino / Remote Sensing tool for monitoring landscape and environment in the Trentino region - is a project which aims to use Remote Sensing data and machine learning techniques for land management and environmental monitoring.

The project wants to digitally model the Law Code of Gortyna (Crete), the longest epigraphy text of the Greek civilization. The project investigates the best surveying method to face all the challenges of the heritage scenario.

The project (Trento Citta' Fortezza - Festung Trient - Trento City Fortress) aims to create cartographic and multimedia products related to Trento City Fortress, i.e. the city of Trento fortified by the Austro-Hungarian army at the beginning of 1900 to defend it against a possible Italian attack (WWI).

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) platforms (or RPAS - Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) are nowadays a valuable source of data for inspection, surveillance, mapping and 3D modeling issues. UAVs can be considered as a low-cost alternative to the classical manned aerial photogrammetry, so new applications in the short- and close-range domain are introduced. The project investigates accuracy and automation in the triangulation and 3D reconstruction pipeline with UAV images.

The project is an interdisciplinary work based on optical metrology and 3D reverse engineering techniques in the maritime field for the support of shipbuilding firms, naval architects and designers. Geometric investigations of consumer-grade underwater cameras are also considered.

VAST (VAlorizzazione Storia e Territorio / History and territory valorization) is a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary project with the aim of producing heterogeneous products to document, communicate and valorize heritage sites and monuments erected for the First World War and located in the plateaus and highlands around Trento (Italy).

The project aims to improve automated 3D reconstruction methods via vision metrology solutions. We want to demonstrate a step towards narrowing the gap between traditional Vision Metrology (VM) approaches and fully automated 3D reconstruction methods.

The project deals with the use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in Cultural Heritage field. Various solutions are created and deployed in the heritage field for museums and exhibitions.

The project deals with the 3D surveying of metal bridges by means of range-based and X-based sensors. The integration of both information helps to better monitor movements, deformations and internal stresses of metal structures.