3D model of St. Barbara's Cathedral on Cesium by the Mosaic Viking

Scanning large-scale objects with the Viking to create extremely detailed panoramic images and 3D models

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To reduce the costs for human resources and initial hardware acquisition involved in collecting high-resolution images necessary for large-scale, photorealistic 3D reconstructions.


Building a high-resolution 3D model, especially of large-scale infrastructure, usually requires expensive equipment and a team of technicians.

Is there any way to avoid additional costs and team training? 


The Mosaic Viking, with its six global shutter sensors at 31 MP each, was designed to capture all the finest detail of extremely large spaces faster than traditional methods.

A side view of the Mosaic Viking 360 camera on car
One pass with the Mosaic Viking, driving at city speeds, is enough to capture 22 K resolution data.

Look at the highly detailed 3D model below – even on the second floor, the minor elements are perfectly visible. Note the stones, grass, and texture of the walls! The Viking is the highest-resolution 360º mobile mapping camera on the market, delivering data in 12-bit uncompressed RAW (DNG) format. Such images provide the highest color rendering, significantly increasing further processing flexibility.

Check out the full 3D model of St. Barbara Cathedral on Prevu3D and Cesium.

The abilities of the Mosaic Viking are best seen when scanning large objects with such detailed scenes and textures. It is a real find for the most demanding customers who need to read the menu posted on the side of a building or the smallest numbers on a utility pole. You don’t need a team of personnel or frequent on-site visits to collect data with multiple devices – with this mobile mapping camera, it’s done in one go. This solution saves you time and money and requires a minimum number of technicians involved!

A distinct advantage is that the data from Mosaic 360° cameras, taken from just one ride at an average drive speed, can be combined with drone imagery (as done in this model) or LiDAR to achieve even better results.