How to Set Ground Control Points for Greater Accuracy in UAV Mapping

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Jul 31, 2018 · 4 min read

What Are Ground Control Points? And, Their Role in UAV Mapping….

If you are a part of the UAV mapping industry, you must be aware of Ground Control Points (GCP’s). Ground Control Points can help you create more accurate drone maps.


Will Using Propeller Aeropoints Help You Arrive at Survey Grade Accuracy in UAV Mapping?

There are different ways via which drone pilots can set Ground Control Points. One of the most popular ways is by using “Smart GCP’s” called Propeller Aeropoints. Propeller Aeropoints are 2 foot squares which can turned on with a click of a button. These GCP’s which will work with any GPS enabled drone.


Are There Better Options for Setting GCP’s for Accurate UAV Mapping? We Discuss Reach RS and Trimble….


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