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Top 5 Drone Mapping Software Packages

The commercial drone market has come of age in the past five years or so. Today’s drones carry high-definition cameras and advanced tracking software making them suitable for all kinds of commercial tasks including powerline inspection, forestry management, weather reporting and, of course, mapping. 3D mapping is perhaps the most accessible of these features, with … Continued

15th May 2018

Drones and Topographic Surveying: A Match Made in Heaven

Drones were once seen as futuristic devices which were the preserve of the military and scientific projects. But if one sector embodies the move of drones into the mainstream, it is in topographic surveying. This is where unmanned aircraft are now a fundamental part of modern map making. It is accepted that drones have singlehandedly … Continued

27th April 2018

Pix4Dmapper Version 3.3 Released

Pix4D’s rayCloud is an iconic interface that connects original images to the 3D reconstruction. Add and edit your ground control and manual tie points to improve your project accuracy without searching for each point in an endless list of images. Simply select the point’s approximate location in the point cloud and refine its position in … Continued

15th August 2017

Pix4D v Drone Deploy v Agisoft: Comparing 3D mapping software for drones

Drones represent one of the great technological success stories of the 21st century so far, with unmanned aerial vehicles now used for a range of commercial applications, whether it’s parcel delivery or television filming. The rise in drone usage has led to the development of ever more sophisticated software, among which is 3D mapping software. What is 3D … Continued

13th September 2016