Image Bearing and Customed Coordinate Look Ups

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#1 : 30/11-16 18:54
Nikolas Douventzidis
Nikolas Douventzidis
Posts: 1
Hi all,

I'm new to the software but see a lot of potential for it to fill a major need in my company. I work for a company that does environmental restoration, which includes monitoring reports after a site is constructed. We have specific plots we go out to, and take photographs in each of the cardinal directions.

Where this software comes into play is I can use it to rename these images from a generic file name to name that represents where the photo was taken and in what direction. I was wondering if there is A) a tag that shows the bearing of the photo (in cardinal directions instead of the degree on a compass) and B) if it's possible to create my own GPS tag function where it can look up which monitoring plot the picture was taken at, rather than the nearest city.

Thanks in advance, let me know if you have any questions!

30/11-16 18:54
#2 : 30/11-16 21:12
G. Lambany
G. Lambany
Posts: 187
Reply to #1:
Humm.. javascript method of AR would let you convert degrees in cardinal directions pretty easily (assuming the bearing tag is available in the exif of the picture). Converting gps position to a specific plot would be a little more complicated, but still not impossible within AR..

just depends on the number of plots and if they regularly change.. because in javascript, we can't use databases (as far as I know) and the plot data would need to be hardcoded..

Maybe that would be an easier job done in an external script in python, with a simple database, using exiftool to read the exif tags in the photos.

would need more info (what is in the picture exif), how many plots, what kind of geometry the plots have, what kind of final filename is required at the end, etc..


30/11-16 21:12