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 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. 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 tag corresponding images found in a specified image folder. May 8, 2019…

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ASPSuite Error: Loki Rover Observation and Navigation Files do not exist

To use the SBF file (Loki file), ASPSuite will convert it into Rinex observation and navigation files during the file conversion step (Step 2).  If the SBF file has not been converted, and the observation and navigation files are not in the project folder, the error, “Loki Rover Observation and Navigation Files do not exist:”,…

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Activating Beta Version of Local CRS Manager in ASPSuite

AirGon has developed a tool that allows users to define a local coordinate system in ASPSuite and convert their Loki image positions to the local system.  The tool is currently in the testing stage and has not been officially released. However, the Local CRS Manager can be activated for users who wish to test the…

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Executables Used by ASPSuite

If your organization has strict security settings, some of the executables installed and used by ASPSuite could get blocked and prevent ASPSuite from operating correctly.  It may be necessary to get your IT department to add these executables to an approved list.  The following instructions will show you how to find the executables being used…

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Using a Non-Corrected Base Position in ASPSuite

It is always best practice to submit your static base observation data to an online post-processing service to obtain the position of your base station.  However, it is possible to process your Loki data with a base coordinate that has not been processed.  If a base position is needed to check for a fixed solution…

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Local Coordinate Systems in AirGon’s ASP Suite

Using Loki, AirGon’s precision positioning system, very accurate georeferenced imagery can be collected using DJI drones over an area of interest. The positions from which those photos are captured are output from the ASP Suite workflow as geographic locations, described by latitude, longitude, and altitude coordinates. Image-to-point cloud software applications such as Agisoft PhotoScan and…

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ASPSuite: Licensing and Installation

ASPSuite uses a license server which allows multiple users to easily share a license.  Users can download ASPSuite to as many computers as they like, then check the license in and out as needed. The license type used by ASPSuite is called a roaming license. Meaning that once you check it out to a machine…

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ASPSuite: Processing With GLONASS

ASPSuite has the ability to include GLONASS satellites in the final solution (starting with v2018.1.23.0).  By default, ASPSuite will only use GPS satellites and will exclude GLONASS.  To incorporate GLONASS in your final solution: 1.  Open the Options dialog in ASPSuite and select the radio button next to RTKLib 2.4.3.     2.  On the Ephemeris tab,…

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ASPSuite: Geoid Conversion Error

Problem: User receives a notification while processing data in ASPSuite stating, “ToGeoid.convert() exception:System.NullReferenceException: Object Reference not set to an instance of an object. at ASPSuite_MVVM.Models.ToGeoidModel.convert()”. Probable Resolution #1: If the data is outside of the selected geoid coverage area this error may occur. For example, selecting Geoid 12B in the process options when trying to…

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