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Site Survey with a Drone: LiDAR vs Photogrammetry

Ground control points are an important step in every drone mission. Check out a new video from Indiana Drones and learn more on how Reach RS2 can come handy for both LiDAR and photogrammetric projects.

Studying Proglacial Lakes in the Himalayas with Reach RS+

Compact and rugged, Reach receivers can unlock centimeter precision even in the difficult terrain. A team of scientists went to the Himalayas to study proglacial lakes, causing catastrophic floods.

Microclimate Research with Reach RS2

Our user from Sweden held a microclimate research with the help of Reach RS2 and Yellowscan LiDAR.

Landscape Visualization with Reach RS+

Read about our user Brent Wiebe building a 3D model of a new school in Canada. With the help of Reach RS+, he incorporated the new building in the existing architectural group.

Exploring the Uninhabited Land with Drones and Reach: the Kame of Isbister

Read about Shetland Flyer Aerial Media building a 3D model of the mysterious Kame of Isbister with the help of Reach RS+ and a drone.

Breaking Down the Drone Mapping: A Step by Step Guide

Drones are no longer just a part of sci-fi stories. Check out our user’s story for tips and tricks for drone mapping.

Two for One: Mapping Two Areas in One Mission With a Drone and Reach RS+

3D mapping helps assess a place’s potential. Topodrone SA created a 3D model of two areas at nearby Lake Geneva with the help of Reach RS+ and drone. Read more about this case in our article.

Using Reach RS+ for the Road Maintenance Project in Mexico

In March 2019, Mexican CoatzaDrone conducted a topographic survey of the “Las Choapas-Cárdenas” road section in Tabasco, Mexico using Reach RS+. The goal was to create a detailed 3D model and an orthomosaic as part of the road maintenance project.

Volume Measurement: Total Station vs Drone Mapping

The Dromine team recently carried out a UAV-based volumetric survey to assess feldspar stock at the site. For this project, one DJI Phantom 4 and two Reach RS+ (base and rover) were utilized.

Reach in Drone Mapping Projects in Congo

Emlid RTK GNSS receivers were recently used to carry out training and conduct UAV-based research in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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