We are still very excited that Project Photofly has graduated from Autodesk Labs to become 123D Catch Beta. Unless you have been living under a rock somewhere, you are probably aware of 123D Beta, 123D Catch Beta, and 123D Make. This set of tools is geared towards creative nonprofessional people who want to make things. You can learn more about them at:
A sample of some of the Press Coverage from January includes:
"And one does wonder why it takes three separate pieces of software to get from the photographs to the model to the print out. Couldn't that all be in one piece of software?"
SPAR Point Group
"Although not at the level of accuracies routinely achieved in normal terrestrial photogrammetry using control, the accuracy achieved was certainly useful for many applications."
Aboriginal cave re-measurement using digital photogrammetry
"In my opinion, value is the ability to export the scene to a file and used for further manipulation in the three-dimensional graphics editors (such as Blender3D or 3D Max)."
Reporting is alive in the lab.