When it comes to drone data, there’s a single metric that matters and that’s accuracy. Users want their drone maps and models to capture reality as closely as possible. On top of being precise, drone maps and models need to be both dependable and reliable, giving users confidence when making critical business decisions.
Here’s where 3DR comes in to play. The company, who seems to be releasing new features every week, has made another exciting announcement. They are giving a big accuracy boost to your drone data: ground control points are now available in Site Scan!.
Ground Control Points
Ground control points (GCP’s) are easily-identifiable markers on the ground of your job site that can be used to ‘georeference’ your drone maps and models. By supporting GCP in Site Scan, 3DR is making it possible to increase the absolute accuracy of your drone data, delivering a more polished finished product.
Processing with GCP’s in Site Scan offers industry-leading precision: while flying at 100 feet with the Site Scan Sony R10C and using GCP’s, you can achieve a horizontal accuracy of 0.25 inches and vertical accuracy of 0.25 inches.
This is a major development of how drone imagery is turned into actionable data: with this release, Site Scan is now the only end-to-end drone data platform with cloud processing for ground control points.
“Ground control points are a game-changer for Site Scan. Now, I can easily tag and process GCP’s in the cloud, and deliver my clients more accurate drone maps and models than ever before.” — Chris Swigert, Liberty Excavators
3DR has also released the fastest and easiest ground control point workflow on the market. Meet the Lightning.
Lightning’s intuitive user experience, you can enter and tag GCP’s 5X faster than alternative workflows. Forget about slow, inefficient GCP processes: Lightning makes it easy for you to create deliverables that you — and your clients — will love.
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