This is documentation of an archived release.
For documentation on the current version, please check Knowledge Base.

NavVis Desktop Post Processing

This page describes the original NavVis mapping resources processed by NavVis IVION core & desktop post-processing software.

Use the corresponding Orbit Import Template to import the described original data.
It is recommend to read first Orbit Mapping Resource.


Image files

  • Image type: Equirectangular panoramas.
  • Image resolution : 8192×4096 pixels.
  • File format: Each image is one *.jpg file.
  • Filename: Exactly as in image positions file, see below.
  • Folder structure: all files in one folder, <NavVis Process Dir>/pano

Image positions file

  • File format : One ASCII *.csv file, “pano-poses.csv”.
  • File structure Rows: Each image is one record.
  • File structure Columns: Semicolon separated (char59), headers, with exact order as the example below.
  • Value “filename”: Filename as on disk, with the file extension.
  • Value of “pano_pos” coordinates: Projected coordinates, local height, decimal notation, no thousands separator.
  • Value of “pano_ori” orientations: Quaternion definition
# pano poses v1.0: ID; filename; timestamp; pano_pos_x; pano_pos_y; pano_pos_z; pano_ori_w; pano_ori_x; pano_ori_y; pano_ori_z
0; 00000-pano.jpg; 1644454371.893008; -0.002932; -0.066893; 0.996404; 0.982641; -0.006061; -0.033929; 0.182285
1; 00001-pano.jpg; 1644454380.826955; 2.946777; -0.654142; 0.985123; 0.994783; -0.030518; -0.022072; -0.094808
2; 00002-pano.jpg; 1644454393.409810; 0.384609; 1.470403; 0.992010; 0.803203; 0.002862; -0.028672; 0.595009

Point Cloud

LiDAR files

  • File: One *.las or .ply file, “pointcloud.las” or “pointcloud.ply”1).
  • Value of Coordinates: Same CRS as Panorama Photo Positions, see above.
.ply supported from Orbit Release 22.4
Last modified:: 2022/04/15 06:19