Terrain/Surface Mapping


Terrain/Surface Mapping

Investigate and develop precision UAV-based surface and terrain mapping.  The goal is to produce a precise 3D CAD model of a surface/area.

Members: 493
Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2017

Mission Statement

To develop a platform capable of automated survey of man-made structures, the output of which can be used to create a 3D CAD model of the structure's exterior surfaces.

Discussion Forum

How to mount Sony a6000 to tarot 650

Started by Marcin. Last reply by Cioro Dec 17, 2017. 11 Replies

Hello,I have a quadcopter tarot 650 and I really don`t know how mount camera sony a6000. Main goal is mapping and DTM. I have two soultions:1) something like that …Continue

New setup for 3D Mapping and nadir photogrammetry - help please

Started by ActionDrone. Last reply by Darko Car Nov 1, 2017. 16 Replies

Hi guys,I have a Tarot X6 960 with 3DR Pixhawk FCU.Until now, I made 3D mapping and orthophoto with a DJI Phantom 3 Professional, post-processing the images in Pix4D.I would buy a camera to do mainly…Continue

Phantom 4 pro or Inspire 1 Pro?

Started by Pablo Betancourt Mar 10, 2017. 0 Replies

I'm testing an Inspire 1 Pro with x5 camera and 25mm lens (50mm equivalent) for photogrammetry.It is working fine but due to the 50mm field of view I have to fly at 200m height, and missions take a…Continue

Using our own map on our GCS?

Started by Julien. Last reply by Pablo Betancourt Feb 11, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi there!I'm a professinnal mapper, began 2 years ago with an Ebee from sensefly and now with several multirotors and different cameras configurations.I want to use the maps i produce with Ebee drone…Continue

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Comment by Stephen on March 25, 2013 at 5:06pm

Do you want geo-referanced pictures? to what accuracy are you aiming at? 

Comment by Renan Magri Torres on January 3, 2013 at 10:19am

Hi all.

I want to know, where i can start with photogrametry, who can help me to buy the hardware, camera e trigger camera. TKS


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