Category: visualise building condition

How to edit MetaData in Images for Building Survey Information

          I had a thought of embedding metadata into images after a building survey. This would capture the surveyors comments on the survey and store them in the the actual image files. So the next time the photo is inspected in the office the information on that image is easily inspected. Rather than looking for 2

Free Google Tour Creator with Street View or 360 camera panoramas

          Create a tour Use Google Tour Creator to create and publish virtual reality tours. You can use Google Street View panoramas, add your own images from 360 cameras, and annotate the tour with details and facts, to create immersive experiences. Help information here. You need to have a google account to have tours. Refer help

Asset Tiger 3. Testing features Linking, Photo’s, Documents, STATUS Broken/Repaired, Alerts & Mobile App

          Linking If you look at the video on linking (bottom left video link) you can see how assets can be linked together. I wondered whether this could be a useful tool for linking lots of assets together, say, for a room. You can do this linking process within the browser, selecting one asset at a

Asset Tiger 2. Testing features Search, Delete, Export/Import & Data Structure

          After writing the initial post which I wrote whilst setting up and populating the database I had a further play, using the Mobile App, or rather, I didn’t get very far at all. The company who set up the free Asset Management Site make Bar Code tags, so the accessing of data would be by

DataTables for dynamic database queries for tables on web pages & export tools

          I have been interested in displaying tabulated data on a web page from a Database, exploring what is out there to use. WordPress has a couple of Free Table add-in’s but they are usually only available for uploading static data to your website (or from Excel/CSV). There is one WordPress Add-in that read from a

Python 6. How to automate the creation of HTML pages for 360 Panorama’s

          Panoramic files (360/180) can be viewed directly with a programme such as Paint, but they do not make much sense. You need a specific Panoramic programme to read the files correctly. I use the FREE photo sphere viewer by Jeremy Heleine. Follow the link to see the demos. The method that the programme uses is

Panorama file Hotspot setup using FREE Photo Sphere Viewer, plan link & tabs

          The newย ย  photo sphere viewer by Jeremy Heleine allows you to put Markers on your Panorama . See demo here. I think that is pretty cool and I wondered if you could make them into Hyperlinks to link other panoramas to make a virtual tour. So I did some tests. My previous way to be

Free Mobile & Web Survey Application for easy data collection using Open Data Kit (ODK)

          After trying and writing post about EpiCollect5 I decided to look at another data collection tool, Open Data Kit (ODK). A brief overview of it in video below: This has some strengths and weaknesses over EpiCollect5. Weaknesses: Only Android App, not Apple (but since there are lots of cheap Android mobiles this is not a

Free Mobile & Web Survey Application for easy data collection using Epicollect5

           I had a couple of attempts at creating a mobile phone app for surveys. See this post and this one. I got distracted by the CRUD process and let it rest for a while. Whilst looking for some Python Mapping tools, I came across this article regarding capturing GPS data and was taken with