Navmatica at IGTF 2016

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 4, 2016

Navmatica will attend the ASPRS 2016 Annual Conference: IGTF 2016 Imaging & Geospatial Technology Forum (IGTF) & co-located JACIE Workshop Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) Workshop held at the Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas USA   *  April 11 – 15, 2016  * .

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Navmatica will jointly present with Applanix Corporation a 4-hour workshop on:

 UAV Data Georeferencing: State-of-the-Art and New Trends

 Presented by:

Dr. Mohamed MR Mostafa, Chief Technology Officer, Navmatica Corporation

Joe Hutton, Director, Inertial Technology and Airborne Products, Applanix Corporation

 Workshop Abstract:

The recent adoption of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) for airborne mapping applications promises to greatly reduce the cost and complexity of collecting geospatial data for a broad range of applications. While the simplest of systems are comprised of a camera and powerful photogrammetric software, new generations of UAV platforms are being equipped with highly sophisticated mapping payloads comprised of LIDAR, hyperspectral and medium format cameras, with data quality that rivals (and even exceeds) that which can be collected from manned platforms.  Accurate and efficient georeferencing of the UAV sensor payloads is a critical component in enabling these platforms to be used for professional mapping applications.

This workshop will focus on the underlying concepts of georeferencing of UAV data using different methods.  Practical examples from real world UAV projects will then be used to illustrate the concepts. This workshop is intended for the ASPRS mapping professionals from either technical or business background. The topics will be covered in this workshop:

  1. Photogrammetry: The Concepts
    1. Airborne photogrammetric concepts
    2. Different methods of photogrammetric Georeferencing
  2. GNSS/Inertial Integration: The Concepts
    1. GNSS basics
    2. Inertial Basics
    3. GNSS-Inertial Integration
    4. Accuracy Aspects
  3. Direct Georeferencing: The Concepts
    1. Direct Georeferencing in Airborne Environment
    2. Applications to UAV’s
    3. Quality Control
    4. Best Practice
    5. Real World UAV examples



About Navmatica

Since 2003, Navmatica Corporation has been focused on Geospatial service provision and custom software development for the Geomatics industry. Our experience covers Geodetic Positioning, Airborne Mapping, Mobile Mapping, and Indoor Mapping. We are experts in the design of mapping workflows, system integration, and delivering end-to-end projects from primary data acquisition to final map production. Furthermore, we offer on-site training courses for caliber building purposes. For more information please contact us:

  • Head Office – Toronto, Ontario, CANADA at +1.647.777.7911
  • Regional Branch – Dubai, UAE at +971.4.422.6920