Drone Mobile Mapping in GPS-Denied Environments

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Drone Mobile Mapping in GPS-Denied Environments
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LORD Microstrain’s inertial sensors have been incorporated into Emesent’s Hovermap payload, which has been designed to enable drones to carry out autonomous mobile mapping in hazardous GPS-denied areas. The LORD inertial sensors provide the Hovermap system with precise orientation and velocity information in a small and lightweight package.

UAV-based mobile mapping systems typically consist of a GNSS receiver integrated with an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), and a LiDAR scanner capable of collecting around 1,000,000 measurements per second. This system produces georeferenced data...


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