Recommended Number of Flight Lines for a Mapping Mission

Structure from Motion (SfM) algorithms used by image -to-point cloud applications require strong overlap to create an accurate 3D model.  Missions should be planned to include both forward overlap, and side overlap.  To achieve this, the mission must have at least two flights lines, but more is better.

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Tie Line Statistics in TerraMatch

Terrasolid products provide statistical information about the fit of LIDAR and imagery data. This article is the second in a series that provides meaning to this type of information. We will conduct a brief review of the relevant statistics and discuss how these principles are applied to the use of tie lines for laser calibration.…

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Display by Point Source in LP360

Have you ever clicked on the Display by Point Source button and only gotten a single source display when you know that there are multiple source points (usually flight lines) in your data? Remember that to display your source points you must first add them to your project by using the Symbology /Point Source tab…

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