Mapping softwares available in today’s markets and their limitations and capabilities. When should pilots choose softwares like DroneDeploy, Pix4D and cloud solutions available today
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Today’s show is about discussing the many mapping software options pilots have today for volumetric measurements and which softwares provides best value for money.
Our question for today is from Andrew who is performing mapping missions to provide volumetric measurement deliverables to his clients and would like to know the best software suited for the purpose considering Andrew relies on a Mac device for his work.
Thanks for the question Andrew. In this short episode today, we quickly jump into the many options that are available in the market and the advantages and limitations of each of them. Specifically we jump into discussing the many benefits and drawbacks of softwares such as DroneDeploy, Pix4D and discuss if cloud solutions are an alternative. We discuss why we believe DroneDeploy is best suited for Andrew’s case and share the insights the software can develop.
Tune in today to learn more about drone mapping softwares and reach out to us should you have a question on mapping projects.
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[02:33] Today’s question on recommendation for drone mapping software for volumetric
[03:42] What are the many mapping solutions that are available today and what they offer to pilots
[05:32] A comparison of solutions offered by DroneDeploy, Pix4D etc
[07:28] Software to use when pilot doesn’t have a windows system and DroneDeploy limitations