Mission planing in 3Dsurvey Pilot – best practice
Mission planing in 3Dsurvey Pilot – best practice:
- 2D Orthophoto
- Volume calculation
- 3D model of a house
- Road mapping
Meet your host – Vid
- 4 years of traditional land surveying experience
- 8+ years of experience in aerial photogrammetry
- 300+ drone photogrammetry projects
Vid has always been fascinated with technology and its potential in making our lives easier.
Having joined our team as a student, he has dedicated himself to research and development, and has since more than earned his current position of technical director.
“I’ve always been a little obsessed with the prospect of doing things smarter … and nothing pleases me more than finding new, better, and faster ways of doing my job.”
In that sense, transitioning from traditional surveying methods to modern aerial photogrammetry was a completely natural and logical progression. And not just for Vid, but for our whole team.
“There are just so many moving parts you have to take into account … I mean, it’s not just about going out into the field, taking some measurements, and then simply finishing up with the job.
There’s planning, safety concerns, accuracy, time spent in the field, gear, resources, teamwork, not to mention reaching your business goals. And there are ways of optimising those processes.
There are better tools, plans, and techniques. And if a more efficient and productive way is possible, wouldn’t you take it?”
Optimal control over your workflows and processes, better measuring accuracy, and significant improvements in productivity are just some of the perks to be gained in terms of generally upgrading the way we survey.
Today, we can safely reach and measure what used to be almost unreachable. We can complete more projects in less time. We can do so much more without even being in the field. There’s so much potential to be taken advantage of.
“Change is only scary if it’s for the worse. As long as it benefits us, we should strive towards it. And if I can contribute to helping my surveying colleagues work smarter, and achieve their goals a little faster, while even earning them some extra free time to top it all off … I’ll just do my best!