ADU 1323: Can AI change the future of photogrammetry, 3D map generation in the drone industry?


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On today’s show we discuss about AI in the drone industry and how AI can influence capabilities such as drone mapping, photogrammetry and 3d modeling.

Our question for today is from Gabe “The Hawaiian” Hanohano who would like to know more about AI in the drone industry and its capabilities to generate maps and how it can restructure the ways 2D and 3D maps are created. Thanks for the question Gabe. Always happy to hear from you. In our response we start our discussion highlight the use of AI in animation and how tools such as LumaLabs use AI to create unique drone videos. We delve into new AI tools that are currently in use in the drone market and how the industry is currently generating 3D models and the capabilities that AI can bring in the future. We also discuss the future capabilities and other ways that can possibly structure how the drone industry operates and how models and photogrammetry can be influenced while also being cautious of deliverable quality. Lastly we discuss how specific domains in the industry such as surveying, animation are set to be influenced by AI and how you can learn these to be at the forefront of the change.

Tune in today to listen to the detail and learn more about how AI is influencing the drone industry and what lies ahead!!

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[02:52] Today’s question on AI in the drone industry and the future of drone mapping, photogrammetry.
[06:36] AI in video animation tool – Lumalabs
[08:55] New AI tools in the drone industry for generating 3D models
[11:40] What capability does AI hold in the future with predicting the future of infrastructure
[24:24] Future capabilities that we can extract from AI that will benefit the animation and surveying industry
[28:39] How Google built Bard and how you can learn more about AI


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