Furthering its mission to increase access to high quality remote sensing data,TerraPan Labs is proud to announce the introduction of Menci APS to the U.S. Market. APS leverages GPU-based feature extraction to enable complete automation of ortho-correction, mosaicing, and terrain extraction from manned and unmanned aerial imaging systems. Menci APS automates processing of extensive blocks of imagery using standard consumer laptop and desktop processing hardware, all for $6,300 for a permanent license.
Automated aerial triangulation from aerial photography can now produce vertical measurements accurate within 40% of the ground sampling distance (GSD), making for example, 2″ vertical precision possible with 5″ resolution imagery. By using a UAV imaging system it is possible to achieve even higher resolution, to the order of 2 cm (1″) horizontal and vertical precision. Ortho-correction and mosaicing can be completed simultaneously through the very intuitive processing workflow. For the cost of a single manned or unmanned flight, Menci APS produces both ground-corrected image data and accurate 3-D models
of the land surface.