Automatic mapping by drones

Library of Challenges

Short description: If the drone would fly automatically over the previously mapped area, record data and analyse if there has been any changes and then either process the data to be strored in the GIS or give signal to mappers so that the area can be explored more specifically.

Market potential: The procedure could be utilized in every organisation maintaining map data. There are 309 municipalities in Finland only so the market would be big.

Timing: There are no exact time requirements but the sooner the better. Development can be done by one part of the process at a time.

Desired result: Automatized parts of the process, increase of the process effectiveness.

Information on challenge owner: City/municipality.

Keywords: Imaging, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition; Knowledge Management, Process Management; Remote Control; Environmental and Biometrics Sensors, Actuators; GIS Geographical Information Systems

type of
Hardware solution, Improvement of an existing process, Software solution,
Industry Sector
Smart City
For Who
Public body, institution or other non-profit organisation
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