DJI Rolls out Phantom 4 RTK Surveying Drone

DJI has announced the global rollout of the Phantom 4 RTK, a high-precision drone designed for surveying, mapping and inspection.

According to DJI, a real-time kinematic (RTK) module is integrated directly into the drone, providing real-time, centimeter-level positioning data.

A non-RTK drone requires up to 40 ground control points (GCPs) per square kilometer, which can take several hours to place, explains DJI. On the other hand, the new drone’s features potentially reduce the number of GCPs needed to zero. Sitting beneath the RTK receiver is a redundant GNSS module, installed to...


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