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Using Strip Adjustment to Improve Data Gaps in Drone Lidar. An mdInfinity webPaper

In this web paper, "Multimodal strip adjustment of airborne LiDAR data using an advanced uncertainty model," mdInfinity explains their fully automatic and rigorous approach of strip adjustment to...
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How to Colorize a Drone Lidar Point Cloud without an Orthophoto. An mdInfinity webPaper

In this web paper, "Direct colorization of LiDAR point clouds with occlusion management," mdInfinity presents their point cloud direct colorization (PCDC) tool. This will enable a user to colorize a...
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Detecting and Rejecting Outliers in Drone Lidar and Photogrammetry Point Clouds. An mdInfinity webPaper

In this web paper, "An algorithm for outlier rejection based on density and morphology filters," mdInfinity presents the principle and some results of the mdInfinity Outlier Rejection applied to UAV...
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How to Achieve Ground Classification in Drone Lidar Point Clouds. An mdInfinity webPaper

In this web paper, "Ground classification of 3D point clouds by a hybrid densification-segmentation method," mdInfinity presents the ground classification tool. It enables the user to segment...
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How to Make Fast Orthophotos with Drone Photogrammetry. An mdInfinity webPaper

In this web paper, "FORMap: A fast photogrammetry software for direct georeferencing UAV systems," mdInfinity explains how FORMap implements a rapid and comprehensive photogrammetric workflow to...
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Why You Should Use Boresight Calibration for Drone Lidar. An mdInfinity webPaper

In this web paper, "LIBAC: LiDAR-IMU Boresight Automatic Calibration," mdInfinity reviews and explains the methodology of the Microdrones LIBAC tool, and how the misalignment is computed automatically...
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How Denoising Improves Drone Lidar point clouds. An mdInfinity webPaper

In this web paper, "A Geometric and Probabilistic Point Cloud Denoising Algorithm," mdInfinity presents the findings and results of the mdInfinity denoising algorithm applied to UAV LiDAR and...
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Using Drones to help measure weed infestation in vineyards

In this research project, a team performed a study to see if it was feasible to create an agricultural map of bermudagrass growth by using a Microdrones UAV to capture aerial images of two vineyards...
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USING DRONE BASED IMAGE ANALYSIS TO STUDY AUSTRALIAN FAIRY CIRCLES

The Ecological Society of America publishes 6 journals with its publishing partner, John Wiley & Sons. ESA journals are among the most widely read and cited journals in the field of ecology.  In their...
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Geometric Accuracy Assessment of Unmanned Digital Cameras and LiDAR Payloads

Abstract Over the last few years, a number of sophisticated multi-sensor systems have been integrated onboard Unmanned Aerial platforms. This allows for producing a variety of mapping products for...
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A Geo-Odyssey of UAS LiDAR Mapping

As Seen in Inside Unmanned Systems, April-May 2018 Issue
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3-D Characterization of Vineyards Using a Novel UAV Imagery-Based OBIA Procedure for Precision Viticulture Applications

de Castro, A.I.; Jiménez-Brenes, F.M.; Torres-Sánchez, J.; Peña, J.M.; Borra-Serrano, I.; López-Granados, F. 3-D Characterization of Vineyards Using a Novel UAV Imagery-Based OBIA Procedure for...
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Connected Drones - A New Perspective On The Digital Economy

The team from Microdrones was pleased to collaborate with Huawei and contribute to this white paper.
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Accuracy Assessment of Professional Grade Unmanned Systems for High Precision Airborne Mapping

Dr. Mohamed Mostafa, Director of mdSolutions at Microdrones presented at the prestigious UAVg Conference earlier this month.
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Scouts Above The Treetops

The Thuringian Hainich National Park is famous for its extensive beech forests. Microdrones UAVs are now to show what condition the trees are really in.
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Rescue In All Realms

ICARUS is perhaps the biggest project for UAV-assisted rescue and unmanned search operations currently running on the continent – in which Microdrones play an important role.
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Autonomous UAV Landing With A Ground-Based Infrared Stereo Vision System

How can Microdrones safely land in unknown territories and areas without GPS signal? Staff of the University of Hamburg, Germany, and the National University of Defense Technology, China, have...
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Positional Quality Assessment Of Orthophotos Obtained From A md4-1000 Multi-Rotor UAV

In this study the University of Cordoba, Spain, explored the positional quality of orthophotos obtained by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). A md4-1000 multi-rotor UAV was used to obtain images using...