Visualizing LAS LIDAR data with sketch-up

While trying to figure out the way to get a 3D model from raw Lidar data, I first opened my LAS file in Global Mapper, exported it to DXF, imported then into Sketch-up and after recording a few scenes, I saved the animation… this is it!. Alberto

Map24.com; My favorite route planner!

My very good friend Fernando (a spanish/english like friend of mine:-)) introduced me this magnificent route planner he was using at that moment (three years ago!!!!)… map24.com had a very interesting 3D engine, very easy to use and very reliable… I’ve been using it since but it has never been one of the most famousContinue reading “Map24.com; My favorite route planner!”

ComputaMaps completes 3D Digital Models of stadiums hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

Hi there, let me please show you guys my latest 3D job. I assume mine is the worst among these incredible 3D models created by my argentinian colleague Lisandro Baibiene (and very good friend by the way) …but I am proud they counted on me and allow me to join this winning team… hurray SouthContinue reading “ComputaMaps completes 3D Digital Models of stadiums hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa”

Geovisualization, 3D models and more!

Here you will be able to see some of my latest 3D stuff… A compilation of 3D models, flythroughs and graphic resuorces available… All you need regarding 3D scenarios (heights datasets, satellite imagery and 3D models) and Video Edition… Are you guys thinking about doing something like this?. Please contact me. Alberto Concejal BA GeographyContinue reading “Geovisualization, 3D models and more!”

More of my 3D video edited scenarios.

Please, dont forget to turn on your speakers. Even if i first used a different score and Youtube’s elfs told me not to use it (because of copyright authoring) I have chosen this music from their stuff and this is what I finally got… Hope you like it. Alberto BA Geography MSc GIS and RemoteContinue reading “More of my 3D video edited scenarios.”

Some of my 3D scenarios

Barcelona (Spain), Winnipeg (Canada), Las Vegas (USA), Moscow (Russia), Durban (South Africa), Vancouver (Canada) and Tokyo (Japan)… these were some of my Terrain view’s 3D scenarios published by Computamaps, a South African company I worked in not so long ago. By the way it was one of my best professional experiences ever… I enjoyed joiningContinue reading “Some of my 3D scenarios”

One more 3D building. Avenida de la Vega 28108. Restaurante Asiático SHENG. Madrid, Spain.

I used to have lunch every thrusday there, at the ‘Restaurante Asiático SHENG’. I strongly recommend you ‘entremeses’ (In China you will find them as ‘dim-sum’) and Cantonese duck or Hong Kong duck (this was slightly spicy thou).  Very good food, very fast service and pretty cheap menu: 10,7 €… ideal for an IT worker!. TheseContinue reading “One more 3D building. Avenida de la Vega 28108. Restaurante Asiático SHENG. Madrid, Spain.”

Vicalvaro Buildings 3D. Madrid, Spain.

And Now I would like to add one more set of buildings around my house. This is a block of flats in Vicálvaro, Madrid, Spain. This is supposed to be ‘Valderribas’ area… hope you like them!

Getting textures from Google Maps – Street View

I this post I am trying to show you how easy is adding a building to your scenario using textures from Google Maps (Street View). You have to know a little bit about Photoshop and layers and these stuff but it’s pretty easy thou… First step, capturing my screen…OMG!!! there’s a tree in the middleContinue reading “Getting textures from Google Maps – Street View”

WMS in Google Earth.

I have thought there is something very interesting maybe you guys have never tried… using your Google Earth sesssion not just for navigating, finding your house or the place you are going on holidays to… If you use the WMS protocol to show your map over your 3D scenario you are going to add aContinue reading “WMS in Google Earth.”