aerial mapping

Creating a mosaic by stitching several orthorectified images. Source: Meo et al, 2012).

Using Drones to Create Fast Orthorectified Maps

Rebecca Maxwell

Computer scientist Mark Pritt, along with colleagues at Lockheed Martin in Gaithersburg, Maryland, developed a new algorithm to handle thousands of images and speed up the process of creating an orthorectified map from UAV aerial imagery.

Aerial Mapping with Balloons, Kites, and Pigeons

Caitlin Dempsey

While aerial photography today is most commonly captured via an airplane fitted with cameras, aerial imagery in the past required more inventiveness with photographers using balloons, kites, and pigeons.