PaleoWest Archaeology - US and Worldwide


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About this service

PaleoWest Archaeology is a full service cultural resource consulting firm. We offer 3D modeling of artifacts, standing structures, archaeological sites, and landscapes using photogrammetry. PaleoWest operates a fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) under a Section 333 FAA exemption (#12381). Utilizing UAS (drones) we are able to efficiently and accurately image and model otherwise inaccessible structures and landscapes. PaleoWest is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, with offices in New York, NY, Denver, CO, Farmington, NM, Pasadena, CA, and Bandung, Indonesia. We are available for 3D modeling projects throughout the US and abroad.

  • References/former clients: Pueblo Grande Museum, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, Merchant’s House Museum, China Lake Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Tohono O’odham Nation, RBMVE Onward, Inc.
  • Website: http://www.paleowest.com/
  • How to contact: 3d@paleowest.com

Service description

  • Specialisation: artifact, architectural, and landscape modeling
  • Equipment/software: APS-C Mirrorless, DSLR, GoPro, Agisoft PhotoScan, ESRI ArcGIS, Global Mapper, Surfer, zBrush
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ, with offices in New York, NY, Denver, CO, Farmington, NM, Pasadena, CA, and Bandung, Indonesia
  • Ability to travel: Worldwide
  • Resolution: Project Specific
  • Guaranteed accuracy: Project Specific
  • Max / min scannable sizes: Project Specific
  • Textures: Yes
  • Deliverable file formats: .obj, .ply, .3ds, .pdf, .dxf, .vrml, .u3d, .tif, .kmz, .gdb
  • Additional services: Outreach for museums and other cultural resource institutions
  • Costs: Project Specific

Service-specific information

  • Aerial vector: UAS quadcopter and fixed wing
  • Georeferenced: Survey grade
  • Viewing software provided: Sketchfab - Acute3D free downloadable viewer - Acute3D plug-in free webgl viewer
  • Measurement tool: X90 OPUS gps for ground control (http://x90gps.com/)

Examples

Hooded Fireplace Ruin by PaleoWest Archaeology on Sketchfab

Merchant's House Museum Tredwell Dress by PaleoWest Archaeology on Sketchfab

Hohokam Bighorn Sheep by PaleoWest Archaeology on Sketchfab