Modeling and texturing digital surface models in a mapping application

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7831089
APP PUB NO 20080050011A1
SERIAL NO

11466952

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Digital Surface Model (DSM) texturing and modeling of various objects on the earth's surface are provided for implementation in a mapping application. One or more image capture devices having wide-angle lenses can be placed in various configurations to obtain nadir and oblique photography. Such configurations include a single lens, single sensor; single lens, multiple sensor; multiple lens, multiple sensor; and multiple lens, multiple sensor and a reflective surface. Positions, distances and areas can be measured from the imagery. Also provided is a continuous morph between aerial panorama and ground images.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA31142

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kimchi, Gur Bellevue, US 102 2753
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 141 2189

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