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  1. Theta

    OpenAthena (optical terrain-raycast app for drone images) updated with support for Mini 4 Pro

    Hi, It's a great weekend to get out and fly, so accordingly we've released some more free updates for you all for OpenAthena. The app allows you to locate anything within any single drone image, turning what's usually a complex mapping task into a simple, quick action: Our latest update for...
  2. jaystechvault

    Autonomous 3D Mapping / Photogrammetry Tutorial For The DJI Mini 4 Pro

    Hello all, I have compiled an extensive tutorial about flying large scale mapping and photogrammetry missions fully autonomously specifically on the DJI Mini 4 Pro drone (without SDK). This tutorial relies heavily on the in-built waypoints feature on the Mini 4 pro. I have also attached a...
  3. J

    Mapping settings

    I'm trying to get to the holy grail of 1 cm resolution on my orto maps. What are ya'lls settings for height/overlap, etc.? Is there a good rule of thumb? Is it as easy as flying lower and more photos?
  4. ZenSamurai

    Seeking advice for a career in Drone Surveying

    Hi! So out of the blue, I've decided to get into drone photogrammetry, mapping/survey. Any advice on where to start? I was thinking of changing my Mini 2 for a proper drone and learning but adding all the costs of drone + courses + software and we break the bank. Another option I was thinking of...
  5. C

    Looking for mapping advice using Mavic 3

    Hi all, New to using a drone other than to socially fly and take photos and after some help on basics for setting up the drone to take mapping photos. Done a little bit of research myself so far and this is what I've come up with. I own a Mavic 3 and I'm using Maps Made Easy to stich the photos...
  6. D

    Accuracy Variance ME3E RTK vs ME3T RTk

    Hi All, I am in need of some technical help with the differences in accuracy between the ME3E and the ME3T. The ME3E is said to guarantee cm level accuracy with an RTK module while the ME3T Module does not. I am trying to understand what the difference in accuracy may be before purchasing. I...
  7. JaysLuck

    Mavic 3 Consumer Series 3rd Party Mapping

    Good morning everyone! I'm new to the forum but have been stopping by for a couple of months begore now signing up. I do photography mainly, nothing commercial when it comes to maps. I'm actually a total noob for mapping. On to the subject. DJI is not releasing the SDK for the consumer series...
  8. PanX

    GRID tool for Litchi

    I made a small app (for Android) to make Grids for Litchi. After you make the csv file (ENTER) you can email it to yourself and open it with MISSION HUB. I believe this is the final version. Please gnore the error when you open map for first time. It will not show again (its an initialization...
  9. ExtremeElementz

    Skydio Charging $1499 per year for “Advanced Enterprise Features” is unacceptable, I will not participate in paywalled type features.

    Skydio Advanced Enterprise Features • 360 Super Zoom • Point of Interest Orbit • Track in place • Close Proximity Obstacle Avoidance • Vertical View • Visual Return to home I was shocked to find out that some features are only available to enterprise users, which means you need an enterprise...
  10. R

    M2EA RTK issue

    Evening all... I have a Mavic 2 Enterptise Advanced, with the RTK module perched on top like a cute hat... But I just can't get it to work. I have an RTK licence, and the details are keyed in to the Smart Controller, I have the smart controller connected to 4G via a mobile phone hotspot, but...
  11. D

    [Mapping] Why would you use a single grid mapping plan vs a double grid mapping plan?

    I just had a question about mapping and different uses i'm sure the answer is common sense however I wanted to be sure. Why would you use a single grid "Lawn Mower" style vs a Double Grid "Checkers board" style What does each provide that the other wouldn't? What is the pros and cons of...
  12. C

    Phantom Pro +4 V2.0 Mapping Options in Nov 2020?

    Mapping with this Phantom 4 + V2.0 has me perplexed on what I can do. I knew the controller was android I supposed by watching all the videos before I purchased this disappointment of a Plus Controller. The Amazon site even has an app for all Phantoms except they do not support the plus. I have...
  13. hunterws

    Mavic Mini & cached maps.

    I had a Mavic Pro that ran Go4, and if I was going to an area without internet, I'd cache the map area before I left. Sold off the Pro and got the chance to get a mini, so did. No map caching I can see, no videos on it either. I plan on using a wi-fi only tablet with it, as well, my cell phone...
  14. M

    Mapping an old church with M2P

    Hello everyone, I didnt know here to post this... Recently, they started building a new highway near home. This implicates deforesting and destroying the mountain but after the deforesting process they have discovered a very old graveyard. Near this graveyard is located one of the oldest...
  15. Hivemapper

    Mapping contest - Use your DJI drone to win up to $3000

    I thought you all might be interested in this contest my company is putting on: We’re looking for DJI pilots to try building a 3D map at All you need to do is fly around any area you want to map and upload your video. It can be anything from a quick orbit around your house to...
  16. Aerial-Pixel

    Mapping With The Mavic 2 Pro and the DJI Smart Controller?

    OK Guys, I think we are running into some of the same issues on the Smart Controller as we had with the CrystalSky. Has anyone found any viable mapping apps for the Smart Controller? With some initial tests I did verify that DroneDeploy doesn't work, even if the Android Version supported the M2P...
  17. The realdazzler

    Share your best vertical drone photos

    Use this thread to share your best vertical drone photos If you're like me, you got into drones for their mapping capabilities and for their ability to give 'a bird's eye view'.
  18. Josh Bach

    Drones in Agriculture

    Hi all! Is anyone on here using their mavic for agricultural purposes? I'm trying to find out what I need for commercial and private drainage mapping, as well as NDVI setups for biomass and yield predictions. I have the Mavic 2 Pro Thanks in advance!
  19. M

    How to Ovelay Property/Boundary Lines onto Drone videos?

    Hi. I'm brand new to the drone world. I'm a forester and wildlife consultant that deals with lots of private landowners. Many of those landowners like to have updated aerial maps of their property as often as possible. Is there anyone out there that could give me an idea of where to start...
  20. M

    Mapping in Remote Areas

    I’m looking for the best mapping app and software for use in remote areas without cell coverage. I’ve read many useful discussions about the DroneDeploy and Pixel4d but am still not sure if this will meet my needs and want a solution in place before my next expedition. I will be out of cell...