Point Cloud is a set of points describing a 3D space. The point cloud is a derived content type of the 3D reality mesh generated by regular sampling of space and surfaces at a target resolution.
A building illustrated as 3D Textured Mesh:
The same building illustrated as 3D Point Cloud:
Delivery and Supported Formats
- Point cloud will likely be significantly larger in file size than the 3D mesh. Specialized software can optimize the storage of point cloud to make it perform better