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3D cm achieved with UAV/van mapping system MapKITE

Kinematic Ground Control point for UAV photogrammetry: A dynamic duo of UAV and mobile van combine to deliver the accuracy of conventional methods with only 2+2 ground control points at the ends of the corridor. By Ismael Colomina, Pere Molina and Roberto da Silva Ruy A Brazilian and a …
Headshots: Ismael Colomina, Jean-Marie Sleewaegen, Jules McNeff

Editorial Advisory Board PNT Q&A: Are UAVs disruptive?

Are drones (UAVs) a disruptive or constructive technology for high-precision mapping that yields practical, actionable results for the end user/customer?   “More constructive than disruptive. Drone mapping is opening new markets that, to a large extent, were not serviceable by …