MicroSD cards and standards …

There is a lot of confusion about the speed of MicroSD cards these days and various standards exist. Overall its easy to buy yourself into the wrong card type and for copter data acquisitions with the P4Pro the card speed is essential. So here we go: UHS-I and UHS-II (Ultra High Speed Classes): UHS-II is […]

Using DroneDeploy and the POI mode for automatic point cloud mapping

Using DroneDeploy and the POI mode of DJI. Have been doing some leaf-off flights now in March on one of my favorite sites for complex tree crown point cloud mapping. To add to the leaf-on data from last autumn. Fig.: Leaf-Off point cloud with combined height color coding and reflectance color coding. This time I also […]

“Drohnenverordnung” in the Federal Council

Regulations to fly copters  the “Drohnenverordnung” went through the Federal Council – the 100m regulation will be redone. Overall good news for those of us who fly for research or commerical projects. The ascent permission for copters below 2kg/5kg  was skipped. This will make it much easier to fly within legal regulations. https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Drohnenverordnung-Bundesrat-erhoert-die-Modellflieger-3649944.html http://www.bundesrat.de/SharedDocs/drucksachen/2017/0001-0100/39-1-17.p%20df?__blob=publicationFile&v=1 http://www.bundesrat.de/DE/plenum/plenum-kompakt/17/954/079.html?view=main%5BDrucken%5D