PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF SURVEYING INNOVATION

Nowadays it seems that people can‘t move without hearing about drones, VR capabilities, apps, and software solutions, but are they really helpful, or it‘s just a waste of time? With every new industry that erupts from an emerging technology, there are people who take it very seriously and do it professionally and those who want […]

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What to do when your drone is not compatible with flight planners? Tips and tricks

Photogrammetry is a science that enables detailed object analysis from images. Drones are probably one of the most convenient ways to gather all the necessary data (images) for big scale objects. For this reason, drone industry is tightly connected with photogrammetry. There are situations when companies once decided to start with photogrammetry, buys the latest […]

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DJI Mavic 2 Pro – pros and cons

The market leader in easy-to-fly drones and aerial photography systems, DJI, has recently released Mavic 2 Pro – DJI’s flagship consumer drone built for pros and enthusiasts. Compact, but powerful Mavic 2 embodies all of DJI’s advanced, signature technologies and is able to redefine what is possible for the world of aerial photography. We decided […]

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Why use photogrammetry for surveying and mapping?

Photogrammetry is a process involving the generation of precise measurements from photographs. However, in recent times, photogrammetry has evolved into a multipurpose technique that has been readily integrated into an array of modern applications. Photogrammetry incorporates remote sensing and accelerated photography to create accurate measurements that are capable of processing 2-dimensional photographs into 3-dimensional models. […]

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Photogrammetry with the smartphone

Have you ever wished that you could easily transfer a real object into a digital file? The technology is here, but many people simply don’t have access to high-end 3D modeling that can perform object reconstruction. However, there is another, much cheaper way to create 3D models corresponding to real-world objects using your smartphone. With […]

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Revolutionising the drone mapping industry

Drone mapping market is developing so fast that it’s hard to follow all the industry news. UAVs are getting smarter, faster and overall more complex but there are couple of trends that are about to move the drone photogrammetry revolution to the next level. Size vs. battery life The launch of DJI Mavic Pro howed […]

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The importance of shading

3D object reconstruction from photos is not a rocket science, especially with a help of photogrammetry based software solutions. Though the analysis of the 3D object seems easy and requires only few steps, unforeseen obstacles may occur anytime. Photos and their quality are the core when talking about analysis of 3D models. It is important […]

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How to get started with 3D modeling?

3D is getting to be more involved in so many different areas, everything from development of films, virtual reality, scientific research, to special design. It is touching hundreds of industries right now. If you want to get into a lot of research, visualization, medical design, much of that is 3D modeling. In short – the […]

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Smart, simple & safe surveying

Most known, the surveying business is far from cut-and-dried. For professional surveyors, a typical workweek can present a host of challenges that resist easy solutions or “quick fixes.” While it would be impossible to catalog and quantify all of the challenges that land surveyors face, the following issues arise often enough to warrant special consideration. […]

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Slope stability evaluation and landslide prevention

The rapidly growing infrastructure tends to leave behind a number of failures, that are usually fixed after a bigger disaster. The same situation happens when building the roads with slopes aside. To prevent such mishaps, photogrammetric surveying can help determining at least one major factor with minimum effort – slope angle or the slope height. […]

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