Research on Low Altitude Image Acquisition System

  • Hongxia Cui
  • Zongjian Lin
  • Jinsong Zhang
Part of the The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 258)

In order to acquire quick, high resolution, affordable aerial photographs, an unmanned helium filled airship system equipped with a non-metric digital camera was developed in Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping. To meet the potential demand of large scale photogrammetric applications, the non-metric digital camera was calibrated rigourously based on the bundle adjustment with additional parameters and the workflow for generating digital orthophotos was proposed. At the paper end, the promising results obtained from an application with the system are shown and evaluated.


UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) photogrammetry airship camera computer vision 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hongxia Cui
    • 1
  • Zongjian Lin
    • 1
  • Jinsong Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Surveying and MappingChina
  2. 2.Department of public information network security superviseJinzhou police stationChina

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