OpenDroneMap: a Toolkit for Processing Aerial Drone Imagery

OpenDroneMap (ODM) is an open source project for processing aerial drone imagery, developed by members from OSGEO, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. While the name OpenDroneMap might sound like a relative of the world map of OpenStreetMap, it’s something entirely different, although still related to open source. ODM is the name of an open source…

Pix4D Extends Drone-based Imagery with Machine Learning Techniques

Pix4D has introduced a new image classification technique as part of its Pix4Dmapper photogrammetry software. The solution uses new machine vision techniques for photogrammetry for automatically classification of drone-based point clouds. While Pix4D software is mostly known for photogrammetry from drone-captured imagery, one of its latest mapping innovations is a software feature that automatically classifies…