Tutorial: Introduction to Coordinate Systems and Projections in Terrasolid

This short tutorial is a quick introduction to the management of coordinate systems and projections in Terrasolid, demonstrated using TerraScan. The software has most of the available systems built-in, applicable by searching with EPSG code. 0:00 Intro 0:12 Transform data during read-in 1:02 Adjust elevations to geoid 1:25 Define custom projection systems 1:43 Transform loaded…

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How to check DJI Airspace Restrictions?

DJI’s Geo System is the database the aircraft uses to determine if the aircraft can fly or not.  This is strictly related to the aircraft and does not reflect FAA airspace restrictions which remains the pilots responsibility to determine. This risk-based global advisory system – commonly referred to as “geofencing” – uses GPS and other…

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Image Explorer Drive Method Setting

The Image Explorer Drive Method determines the method used to sort matching imagery. Range will sort images by shortest distance from the camera position XYZ to the projected XYZ. Photo Center will sort images by the shortest distance from the photo center to the projected raster column and row. GPS Time will sort images by…

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Reformatting and tiling orthomosaic rasters

When generating a GeoTIFF orthomosaic raster using Metashape or importing a large ortho from third party software into LP360 or TrueView Evo, the initial file is written in BigTIFF format which is incompatible with some CAD software packages, including Civil3D. There are also size considerations to be factored in as some orthos can be dozens…

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