Photogrammetry applied to thermal imaging and solar panel inspections

Aerial mapping – Infrared thermal orthophoto of solar panels.

October 2016. Results obtained from a thermal video taken by the company Drone Services Hawaii with the FLIR XT camera. Post-processing by Drones Imaging.

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The 109 aerial photographs taken from the thermal video helped to produce and deliver an orthophoto whose resolution and spatial accuracy allow exact location of the defective panels.

  • Source : Drone Services Hawaii company.
  • Airborne platform : DJI drone.
  • Camera : FLIR XT.
  • Area : 2000m²
  • Orthophoto : GSD 1cm.

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Video source / October 2016.

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