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Utilizing a NOAA CORS Station as a base for your ASPSuite Project.

When a base station file is corrupted or incorrectly recorded (for example: observation rate is not set correctly), a CORS Station may be available to use in its place. To obtain and utilize a CORS Station file, follow the instructions below: Visit https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS_Map/ and navigate to the area of the flight. Once you have found…

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Metashape – Orthomosaic formatting for MicroStation and TerraPhoto Reference

MicroStation and TerraPhoto reference  require a RGB orthomosaic image. The normal workflow for exporting sUAS derived orthomosaics from Metashape creates a RGBA image. Make sure the setting in the screenshot below is unchecked to create a RGB orthomosaic.

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ASPSuite – Checking for gaps in Loki and base station observation files

If the Loki or the base station recording is interrupted, there will be gaps in the raw data that will affect ASPSuite processing. This can be verified in ASPSuite.  After completing steps 1-3, click on the diagnostics button in the top right of the ASPSuite window: In the window that pops up, click on “File”…

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Agisoft – Loading Camera Location Accuracy from XMP Meta Data

Metashape Version 1.5.3 There is an option in Agisoft Metashape/Photoscan to load camera location accuracy from XMP meta data. Below are instructions for changing the settings to allow these accuracies to be loaded automatically. Open Metashape. Click on “Tools” and “Preferences” from the dropdown. Click on the “Advanced” tab and check “Load camera location accuracy…

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ASPSuite Release Notes

The release notes highlighting the new features, modifications to existing features, and fixes for software defects found within each release of the ASPSuite software. July 3, 2019 – Version 2019.1.17 Performance improvement for tagging image headers. June 10, 2019 – Version 2019.1.16 Added Pixhawk Image Updater dialog that will read a Name/Lat/Lon/Elv/Yaw/Pitch/Roll input file and…

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Adjusting image positions in Agisoft Metashape with ASPSuite local coordinate transformation

ASP Suite has the ability to adjust camera positions based on a local coordinate system. These positions are not updated in the EXIF data, but placed in a file in the “PPK” folder from the ASPSuite project. To import this file into Agisoft Metashape, please follow the instructions below: Open Metashape and import project images.…

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ASPSuite Installation Fails with “Value does not fall within the expected range.”

The ClickOnce installation of ASPSuite fails with “Value does not fall within the expected range.” in the error log. Uninstall the current version of ASPSuite. If no other Click Once applications are used by the user, clear the contents of the deployment cache, “C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Apps\2.0\”. Attempt to install ASPSuite again from http://airgon.com/airgon/airgonmmksuite/ASPSuite/publish.htm Open a Command Prompt window,…

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Recovering missing Inspire 2 camera events with DAT workflow

When performing flights with the Inspire 2 and I2 personality cable (SD cable), it is always best to snap ground photos before take-off and verify that events are being recorded (GNSS light blinks). If the GNSS light does not blink when the ground photos are taken, this means the photo positions are not being recorded…

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