With the commercialization of its drone only last year, Gatewing is already one of the leading companies in the design of unmanned aerial vehicles for mapping and surveying. Based on the revolutionary X100 lightweight aircraft, Gatewing built a remote sensing solution that consists of image acquisition field operation and fully automated image processing.
With the Gatewing X100, the gap between traditional terrestrial surveying and conventional photogrammetry has finally been filled. Now, surveyors can remotely and safely measure large, difficult-to-reach or dangerous areas. For photogrammetrists, smaller projects suddenly become highly cost-effective.
Image acquisition is conducted using the X100 – a light, unmanned aircraft with an on-board, high quality calibrated camera which captures images with a resolution of 5 cm when flying at a default altitude of 150 m.
One of the strengths of the system is that flights are conducted in a fully automated manner, from launch to landing. Simply plan the area that needs to be scanned based on the easy-to-use software wizard, launch the device and let the X100 cover the pre-defined area. Through parallel sweeps the aircraft takes high-quality pictures with a high overlap.
For the creation of orthophotos or digital surface models, Gatewing offers StretchoutTM, a highly automated software package that converts your raw X100 image data set with just a couple of clicks. The quality of the results is outstanding! Razorsharp, no artefacts, intense colors, and above all the spatial accuracy which makes it a true surveying tool.
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