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May 16th, 2024

MAPPING HILLY TERRAINS WITH DRONES: IS IT POSSIBLE?

- Choosing the right drone for a project
- Considerations in planning missions over hilly terrains
- Flying drones in difficult environments
- Managing challenges with processing large datasets

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April 18th, 2024

OBLIQUES FOR MAPPING: ARE THEY REALLY USEFUL?

- The difference between nadir and oblique imagery
- Mapping vs 3D modeling 
- Considerations for successful oblique imagery acquisition
- Processing options in Correlator3D 

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March 21st, 2024

GCPs FOR PHOTOGRAMMETRY: HOW MANY DO YOU NEED?

- Why do placement and size of GCPs matter
- Why is distribution important
- How other technologies such as RTK/PPK play a role
- How many GCPs are required

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February 22nd, 2024

CLEANING UP DRONE IMAGES BEFORE PROCESSING: DOES IT PAY OFF?

- Validating exterior orientations and camera information
- Identifying and removing unnecessary images
- Choosing the right workflow for the project
- Taking a hands-on approach to processing

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January 25th, 2024

PHOTOGRAMMETRY IN THE CLOUD: IS IT A GOOD IDEA?

- What cloud processing is, and what are the platforms
- Considerations in using cloud processing vs local
- Challenges and costs of associated with the cloud
- Processing time gains

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December 14th, 2023

UPCOMING MAPPING TRENDS FOR 2024

Interview with Miriam McNabb,
Editor in Chief at DRONELIFE

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November 16th, 2023

HOW TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY ON PHOTOGRAMMETRY PROJECTS

- Common challenges and impact on costs
- Cost variations as projects increase in size
- Workflows in Correlator3D to minimize man-hours
- Accelerating timelines with distributed processing

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October 19th, 2023

CAN 10,000 DRONE IMAGES BE PROCESSED OVERNIGHT?

- Capturing thousands of images
- Validating and preparing raw imagery
- Processing large projects with Correlator3D
- Preparing results for delivery

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September 14th, 2023

3 WAYS TO SPEED UP PHOTOGRAMMETRY

- Selecting platforms and sensors to best match projects
- Mission planning for efficient data collection
- Setting up projects in Correlator3D and validating input data
- Doubling DSM and point cloud processing speeds with new version 10.1

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August 17th, 2023

CAMERAS ON DRONES AND AIRCRAFT: IS BIGGER ALWAYS BETTER?

- Analyzing the different camera types and sizes available
- Understanding the factors affecting camera quality
- Selecting a camera for photogrammetry
- Processing data from any camera with Correlator3D

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July 20th, 2023

MINING SITE MONITORING USING DRONES

- Flying a drone over a mining site
- Vetting the resulting imagery and accuracy
- Producing base map products with Correlator3D
- Analyzing geospatial data to monitor the site

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June 22nd, 2023

RTK/PPK vs GCPs: WHICH ONE DO YOU NEED?

- What is the difference between RTK and PPK
- How RTK/PPKs affect aerial triangulation
- When are GCPs needed
- How accuracy is validated

Focus_Blue

May 25th, 2023

HOW TO MEET PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ACCURACY STANDARDS

- What is an accuracy standard
- How is a well-accepted standard such as ASPRS defined
- How does new technology affect accuracy standards
- How are mapping deliverables validated against a standard

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April 17th, 2023

GENERATING POINT CLOUDS AT HIGHER DENSITIES WITH C3D V10

- Using the redesigned UI including new light/dark modes
- Increasing the densities of point clouds
- Adding oblique imagery to improve results
- Colorizing photogrammetric point clouds automatically
- Filtering out points with lower accuracies

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March 23rd, 2023

MANAGING LARGE CORRIDOR PROJECTS USING DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING

- Challenges in managing large corridor mapping projects
- Running Correlator3D in the cloud 
- Advantages of distributed processing
- Time savings with scripting

Money_Blue

February 23rd, 2023

MINIMIZING COST OF DRONE MAPPING PROJECTS

- Typical drone mapping project costs
- Cost variations as projects become larger  
- Workflows in Correlator3D to minimize man-hours
- Using multiple PCs to accelerate processing

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January 26th, 2023

COMBINING LIDAR WITH IMAGING DATA FOR DRONE MAPPING

- Value of integrated lidar and imaging sensors
- Optimizing workflows with dual systems
- Using Correlator3D to confirm data accuracy
- Creating high-quality point clouds and mosaics

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December 1st, 2022

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAMMETRIC WORKFLOWS

- Best practices for project setup
- Generating high quality DSM/DTMs, point clouds,
and orthomosaics
- Solutions to optimize processes
- Highlight capabilities of C3D Version 9 and a sneak peek at Version 10

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October 27th, 2022

OPTIMIZING PHOTOGRAMMETRY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

- Acquiring imagery where terrain is a factor
- Acquiring imagery where weather is a factor
- Flight planning
- Processing workflows

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September 29th, 2022

HOW TO USE PHOTOGRAMMETRY TO CALIBRATE SENSORS

- Choosing the right sensor
- Collecting optimal data for calibration
- Performing sensor calibration
- Monitoring sensor performance over time

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September 1st, 2022

CHOOSING THE RIGHT CAMERA FOR YOU PHOTOGRAMMETRY PROJECT

- Types of cameras used in aerial mapping
- Single sensor vs multi-sensors
- Additional components (e.g. IMUs, stabilized mounts)
- Factors affecting accuracy
- Processing workflows

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August 4th, 2022

WHEN, WHY AND HOW TO USE RTK/PPK IN PHOTOGRAMMETRY

- Differences between RTK & PPK
- Factors impacting accuracy
- Processing options in Correlator3D
- When to use RTK/PPK
- Troubleshooting results

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June 30th, 2022

PROCESSING PHASE ONE IMAGERY WITH CORRELATOR3D VERSION 9.2

- Choosing the right Phase One imaging sensor
- Understanding the Intelligent Image Quality
(IIQ) format
- Determining when to use IIQ format
- Setting up IIQ projects in Correlator3D

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June 2nd, 2022

DRONE VS AIRCRAFT CHOOSING THE RIGHT PLATFORM FOR MAPPING

- Differences between cameras and positioning systems
- Coverage area per mission
- Costs associated with acquisition
- Differences in processing workflows

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April 28th, 2022

CORRIDOR MAPPING FOR INFRASTUCTURE USING DRONES

- Planning corridor mapping projects
- Importing and merging different sensor data
- Batch processing via scripting
- Editing output data

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March 31st, 2022

INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY WITH NEW CORRELATOR3D VERSION 9.1

- Managing multiple LAS files
- Setting up email notifications to monitor processing
- Processing imagery from the new Red Edge P sensor
- Importing data from the Pléiades Neo satellite

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March 3rd, 2022

PHOTOGRAMMETRIC WORKFLOWS TO IMPROVE OUTPUTS FOR INFRASTUCTURE PROJECTS

- Creating better surfaces with DEM editing tools and processes
- Developing workflows for infrastructures such as buildings, bridges and elevated roadways
- Inspecting surfaces through visualization
- Using DEM-based options for ortho and mosaic creation

Mapping_Blue

January 27th, 2022

USING LIDAR TO ENHACE PHOTOGRAMMETRIC WORKFLOWS

- Setting up a photogrammetric project
- Importing a lidar DEM and intensity image
- Using lidar as supplemental control
- Colorizing point clouds

Project_Management_Blue

December 9th, 2021

STEAMLINING PHOTOGRAMMETRIC WORKFLOWS WITH SCRIPTING AND COMMAND-LINE PROCESSING

- Designing simple scripts in the GUI
- Executing scripts with the GUI vs command-line
- Batch processing via scripts
- Editing output data
- Saving scripts for reuse

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November 11th, 2021

CREATING MAP PRODUCTS WITH CORRELATOR3D AND SKYDIO DRONES

- Mission planning
- Data acquisition and post-processing
- Generating DSMs, DTMs, and orthomosaics
- Assessing final project accuracy

Project_Management_Blue

October 7th, 2021

DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING WITH NEW CORRELATOR3D VERSION 9.0

- Configuring a suitable network
- Discover available PCs for processing
- Dispatch processing on specific PCs
- Monitor processing on the different PCs in real-time
- Dynamically adjust computer power during processing

Mapping_Blue

September 14th, 2021

HOW TO ACCURATELY MERGE IMAGERY WITH LIDAR

- Importing LiDAR point clouds
- Registering LiDAR data and images automatically
- Orthorectifying on LiDAR DEMs
- Colorizing LiDAR point clouds

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August 5th, 2021

INCREASING EFFICIENCY OF VOLUME CALCULATIONS WITH DRONES

- Understanding input requirements for accurate measurements
- Using the proper calculation methodology
- Scaling and automating over multiples stockpiles
- Assessing accuracies of volume measurements

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June 23rd, 2021

SPEEDING UP PHOTOGRAMMETRIC PRODUCTION DURING PEAK SEASON

- Large-scale projects
- Continuous stream of projects
- Multi-mission projects
- Single projects with discontinuous areas

Camera_2_Blue

May 27th, 2021

HOW TO USE METRIC CAMERAS FOR ACCURATE MAPPING

- Collecting optimal imagery
- Assessing quality of results
- Performing aerial triangulation
- Generating accurate DSMs and DTMs
- Creating seamless orthomosaics
- Working in different real-world scenarios

Corridor_Mapping_Blue

April 29th, 2021

SURVEYING LARGE AREAS WITH VTOL DRONES

- Mission planning
- Data acquisition and post-processing
- Assessing final project accuracy
- Generating DSM, DTM and orthomosaic

Focus_Blue

March 25th, 2021

HOW TO PERFORM HIGH-ACCURACY DRONE MAPPING WITHOUT GCPs

- Mission planning
- Data acquisition and post-processing
- Performing aerial triangulation with PPK
- Generating DSM, DTM and orthomosaic

Clock_Blue

February 25th, 2021

SPEEDING UP DRONE MAPPING PROJECTS

- Controlling quality of input imagery
- Generating dense DSMs, DTMs and 3D models
- Producing accurate orthomosaics
- Sharing and visualizing resulte on the web

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January 26th, 2021

PROCESSING LARGE DRONE PROJECTS

- Collecting optimal drone imagery
- Performing aerial triangulation
- Generating DSMs, DTMs and orthomosaics
- Optimizing processing workflows
- Assessing final project accuracy

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December 10th, 2020

HOW TO ACCURATELY MERGE IMAGERY WITH LIDAR

- Importing LiDAR point clouds
- Registering LiDAR data and images automatically
- Orthorectifying on LiDAR DEMs
- Colorizing LiDAR point clouds

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November 12th, 2020

IMPROVING YOUR PHOTOGRAMMETRIC WORKFLOW WITH THE NEW VERSION 8.6

- Review of Correlator3D processing options
- Processing multispectral data
- Handling single image satellite projects
- Improving mosaic seamlines with DSM

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October 8th, 2020

HOW TO QUICKLY GENERATE HIGH-QUALITY ORTHOMOSAICS

- Choosing between DTM-based vs true orthos
- Generating mosaic from individual orthos
- Assessing mosaic accuracy
- Editing mosaic seamlines
- Creating NDVI maps

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September 10th, 2020

HOW TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF DRONE MAPPING PROJECTS

- Collecting optimal drone imagery
- Performing quality control on raw data
- Cleaning-up input datasets
- Optimizing processing workflows

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August 6th, 2020

HOW TO MANAGE PHOTOGRAMMETRIC PRODUCTION DURING PEAK SEASON

- Large-scale projects
- Continuous stream of projects
- Multi-mission projects
- Single projects with discontinuous areas

Mapping_Blue

July 8th, 2020

CUSTOMIZING YOUR MULTISPECTRAL DATA PROCESSING

- Using calibrated reflectance panels and sun sensors
- Registering multispectral bands
- Producing multiband orthomosaics
- Creating vegetation index maps

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June 11th, 2020

HOW TO CALIBRATE AND PROCESS
MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY

- Using calibrated reflectance panels and sun sensors
- Registering multispectral bands
- Producing multiband orthomosaics
- Creating vegetation index maps

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June 10th, 2020

HOW TO SHARE AND VISUALIZE DRONE PROJECTS IN THE CLOUD

- Generating maps from drone imagery
- Exporting results to the cloud
- Creating shareable web links
- Visualizing geospatial data online

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May 21st, 2020

HOW TO EFFICIENTLY PROCESS SATELLITE IMAGERY

- Preparing imput data and pairing images
- Refining RPCs through aerotriangulation
- Generating high-resolution DSMs and DTMs
- Creating seamless orthomosaics
- Pansharpening of multispectral images

Camera_2_Blue

April 30th, 2020

HOW TO USE METRIC CAMERAS FOR PRECISE MAPPING

- Collecting optimal imagery
- Assessing quality of results
- Performing aerial triangulation
- Generating accurate DSMs, DTMs
- Creating seamless orthomosaics

Accelerate_Blue

April 8th, 2020

SPEEDING UP PROCESSING OF LARGE DRONE PROJECTS

- Performing aerial triangulation
- Producing mosaic of orthophotos
- Assessing final project accuracy
- Generating DSM, DTM and orthomosaic

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March 12th, 2020

ACCELERATING VOLUME MEASUREMENT WITH DRONES

- Understanding requirements for precise measurements
- Using a proper reference elevation
- Automating volumetric calculation
- Assessing accuracies of volume measurements

Compass_Blue

February 13th, 2020

HOW TO OPTIMIZE ACCURACY OF DRONE MAPPING PROJECTS

- Understanding input data requirements
- Selecting bundle adjustment parameters
- Calibrating sensors
- Understanding AT results and reports
- Performing direct georeferencing

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