Rolling Shutter Effect Important in UAV Photogrammetry

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Many are not aware that photographs taken with a UAV are subject to the rolling shutter effect. (Be sure to watch the video at the end for great visual explanation.) The main disadvantage of UAV photogrammetry is that it uses non-metric cameras. These cameras have low-quality movable lenses, a small focal length, and most have a CMOS sensor with an […]

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Lincoln Laboratory Assesses Destruction in Puerto Rico

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Lincoln Laboratory team’s lidar data will allow FEMA to be better prepared if another hurricane strikes the island. by Rowena Lindsay In the wake of a disaster, responding agencies need to assess damage quickly in order to figure out where to focus their efforts and where debris might block rescue crews. Adam Norige, associate leader of MIT Lincoln Laboratory’s Humanitarian […]

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