DJI Terra Update For Drone LiDAR Data Processing

New features for LiDAR data processing have been added to DJI Terra. This includes contour line generation, vertical profile measurements, and increased efficiency for point cloud reconstruction. The update is suitable for data collected with the DJI Zenmuse L2 and L1.

White Paper: How Important Are GCPs For Drone Surveying?

An academic white paper explores the accuracy of drone surveying with and without ground information. The EuroSDR benchmark focused on the data quality from real-world network configurations in the absence of ground control and RTK GNSS solutions.

3D Models With Drone Photogrammetry Data

Guide to creating 3D models with drone photogrammetry data. View interactive dataset of Lincoln City's football stadium and follow step-by-step workflow guide to creating the model. Find out how 3D models can benefit commercial operations.

Cloud-Based Software vs Local Desktop Processing for Drone Surveying

Comparison guide between cloud-based software and local desktop processing for drone survey data. Find out which is best for your operations and learn about the industry-leading software solutions for drone mapping.

DJI Terra Firmware Update: Automatic GCP Marking, LiDAR Ground Classification, And Model Size Reduction

Comprehensive guide to the new features in DJI Terra. Firmware upgrade V3.7.0 brings with it automatic GCP marking, ground classification for LiDAR data, and a feature to reduce model sizes for shorter loading times. This update improves workflows when processing drone LiDAR and photogrammetry data.

DJI Terra LiDAR Ground Classification Workflow

New firmware update enables DJI Terra to conduct LiDAR point cloud ground classification. In-depth workflow guide to ground classification, using sample data collected with the DJI Zenmuse L1.

Automatic GCP Marking Workflow in DJI Terra

In-depth workflow guide to conducting automatic ground control point marking in DJI Terra with drone photogrammetry data. This new feature can increase efficiency by more than 90%, compared to manually marking all GCPs in a photogrammetry data set.

DJI Terra Automatic 3D Block Alignment Workflow

Find out how to conduct automatic 3D block alignment of drone survey data in DJI Terra. This workflow, introduced as part of a firmware update, minimises errors in the data set and eliminates distortion.


Stockpile Surveys Streamlined With New Terrasolid LiDAR Tool

A new tool has been added to Terrasolid's TerraModeler application to streamline stockpile volumetrics with a LiDAR point cloud, including data collected with the DJI Zenmuse L1. Find out how the software simplifies stockpile management and learn about the workflow to streamline calculations.

How To Pick The Best Camera For Drone Photogrammetry

In-depth guide to choosing the best camera for drone photogrammetry. Find out how sensor size, resolution, type of shutter and other factors can impact the quality of your aerial survey data and efficiency of your mission, and learn about the best DJI solutions for drone mapping.

Benefits of Terrain Follow Mode With DJI Drones For Aerial Surveying

Guide to using Terrain Follow during aerial surveys with DJI drones. Find out how Terrain Follow can benefit drone mapping operations, including helping to collect more accurate data collection, and learn about the best workflows within Terrain Follow mode.

Drone LiDAR Data Processing: Matching DJI L1 Flight Passes In Terrasolid

A new wizard has been added to Terrasolid to automate the process of matching DJI L1 flight passes. This improves the accuracy and completeness of a LiDAR data set. This workflow guide shows how TerraScan and TerraMatch can be used to streamline flight-pass matching.

BIM Vs Digital Twins For AEC And The Role Of Drones

In-depth comparison between BIM and digital twins. Find out the differences between BIM and digital twins and how they can be used throughout the lifecycle of an AEC/infrastructure project, and how drones can collect real-time data to develop these digital assets.

Drones Save Balfour Beatty VINCI £5m On HS2 Project

    Balfour Beatty VINCI will save £5m and improve safety by deploying drones during the construction of HS2 –Europe's largest infrastructure project. Upgrading to the DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise has helped BBV cut drone surveys by more than 50%, compared to using the Phantom 4 RTK.

Drones for wind turbine inspection

Drones are a safe, efficient, accurate, and cost-effective tool for wind turbine inspections. Find out how drones compare to traditional methods, how they benefit data capture, and which drones are best for inspecting windfarms.

Drones For Education: heliguy™ Helping UK Colleges Adopt Drone Technology

    UK colleges are increasingly incorporating drones into their curriculums –and are turning to heliguy™ for consultancy, supply, and training. Find out how Oldham College and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) are introducing drones to help students working towards qualifications such as T Levels and HTQs.

Drones are changing the roof inspection industry

Drones for roof inspection have many advantages over traditional methods, offering a safer, more efficient and cost-effective data-capture solution. Find out how drones can improve roof inspections and the best drones to conduct roof surveys.

DJI Terra Update: Convert Drone Survey Data Into National Coordinate System

New firmware update for DJI Terra enables users to accurately convert their raw L1 and P1 LiDAR and photogrammetry drone survey data into a national coordinate system. For users in the UK, this will be OSGB36/British National Grid. This update streamlines this stage of the data processing workflow.

RTK Vs PPK For Surveying

In-depth guide comparing RTK (real-time kinematic) and PPK (post-processed kinematic) for surveying, including drone mapping. Find out the differences between the two methods to help you choose the right one for your surveying application.

A Guide To Using Ground Control Points For Surveying

A guide to ground control points for surveying. Find out what they are, how to place them and how they increase the accuracy of your surveying applications.