Working in point clouds is difficult for three main reasons. This article will help you avoid these common pitfalls and provide a few tips for successfully integrating point clouds into your drone surveying workflow.
Disposable HiVis Ground Control Points (GCPs):
New hi-vis colors
New matte finish
Aerotas Linework has been evolving quickly. Many of you have seen the incremental and iterative improvements, while others have requested a more detailed specification document. We built a comprehensive product guide that outlines what features are identified by default, how features are marked, and a list of our CAD layers.
The newest version of our checklist is smaller, laminated, and designed to always stay with your drone kit. The checklist will be used along side a paper companion flight log that is now longer so that it can record information about more of your flights. The old checklist was a single piece of paper that combined both the checklist and the flight log; you used a single checklist for each flight. Now, one checklist can be used across multiple flights, and the flight log can hold more information.
DJI just released a firmware update for the Mavic 2 Pro on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. You should update your firmware as soon as possible because this will fix the geolocation issue that has been doubling data processing times.
In order to maintain reliability in our UAS, we need to inspect and update our equipment on a regular basis. After a long winter, or prolonged bad weather, or even just lack of suitable jobs for the drone, it is important to thoroughly run through all of your system and visual checks before firing up the drone for a client mission.