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DirtGeo

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RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« on: January 06, 2017, 10:35:07 PM »
Interested to hear about others' experience pertaining to integration between camera and RTK capability...specifically between DJI Phantom (4 Pro) stock camera and either Reach RTK or SwiftNav RTK units.

Has someone done this integration? Success? Problems? If yes, assuming it requires a hot shoe adapter to link the camera trigger with the RTK unit...what components have you used?

Is the integration necessary? Or is it possible to instead coordinate the timestamp between the photolog and the RTK unit in the post-processing phase?

SuperNewb

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2017, 01:33:29 AM »
I would like to know if this is possible as well

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2018, 09:34:45 AM »
I think it is possible. DJI Phantom 4 PRO with GNSS RTK PPK receiver allows to record photos locations with centimeter level accuracy. It is possible to process data in Photoscan without ground control points.


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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2018, 03:53:18 PM »
Hi DirtGeo,

Apparently DJI is working on a Phantom 4 RTK. Details here: https://dronedj.com/2017/12/22/dji-confirms-phantom-4-real-time-kinematic-drone/

Also have a look at this:
1. http://www.airgon.com/loki.html

2. https://community.emlid.com/t/reach-on-phantom4/7750/25

3. http://topodrone.ru/uncategorized/blog-dji-phantom-4-pro.html   
- added based on topodrone's comment below  :D

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SAV

« Last Edit: April 23, 2018, 10:48:15 AM by SAV »

topodrone

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2018, 04:53:56 PM »
« Last Edit: March 25, 2018, 04:55:39 PM by topodrone »

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2018, 06:29:16 PM »
Also have a look at this:
1. http://www.airgon.com/loki.html
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SAV

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2018, 04:52:49 AM »
Hi topodrone,

Sorry, I've forgot to add TopoDrone to the list.

Do you have some more info (i.e., white paper, case study) for this system? It looks like a very neat/integrated package. Are you using your own custom parts or is it based on Emlid's hardware?

Do you mind sharing the price for it?

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SAV

I would add the following link:

http://topodrone.ru/uncategorized/blog-dji-phantom-4-pro.html

topodrone

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2018, 10:56:12 PM »
Here you can find more information and specs for DJI PHANTOM 4PRO GNSS PPK
http://eng.topodrone.ru/reviews/blog-dji-phantom-4-pro/

AND here There is an overview of photogrammetric processing in Photoscan software without ground control points
http://eng.topodrone.ru/reviews/blog-9-2/

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2018, 02:27:17 PM »
Hi topodrone,

Are you selling the bundle drone + RTK? if yes, do you send to Brazil?

All the best,
B

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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2018, 06:56:28 PM »
This is an example of using DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO PPK with 8 cm accuracy without GCP for quarry survey in Spain.

http://eng.topodrone.ru/reviews/blog-8-2/



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Re: RTK Integration with DJI Phantom Camera - Necessary?
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2018, 10:49:06 PM »
Hello topodrone, is your GNSS receiver single frequency?