PHOTOMOD UAS basic training courses

We offer three levels of training in use of the PHOTOMOD UAS system:
Introductory one day training at the Racurs office in Moscow (English);
Basic training courses. General principles and main stages of the photogrammetric production line;
Advanced training courses in some specific applications such as topographic mapping, cadastral mapping, architecture and construction, etc.
Basic and Advanced training courses are usually 4 days long.

Training conditions


Discounts for group training:

  • 2nd student — 10% discount,
  • 3rd — 12,5%,
  • 4th — 15%,
  • 5th — 17,5%.

Duration 4 days

The cost of the courses includes:

  • classroom lessons,
  • learning materials,
  • lunches,
  • coffee breaks.

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Training Scheme

  • 10:00-13:00 — demonstration and education
  • 14:00-18:00 — practical working, questions.

Course program

Fundamentals of the theory of photogrammetry
-        Central projection
-        Interior orientation
-        Camera calibration
-        Exterior orientation
-        Block layout
-        Relative orientation
-        Aerotriangulation
-        Block adjustment
  Features of data acquisition from unmanned aerial vehicles
-        Important technical specifications
-        Image quality and geometry
-        Camera selection
-        GPS / IMU systems
  Recommendations for the preparation of a flight assignment
    General information of the software and hardware configuration. Installation. Functional features of individual modules.
Presentation "PHOTOMOD UAS Digital Photogrammetric System"
  PHOTOMOD UAS Control Panel. System of resources
-        Modules
-        Protection system
-        Technical support
-        Startup program configurations
-        Local profiles. Structure of resources
-        Recommendation of data placement PHOTOMOD UAS
-        Management of network profiles
-        Centralized management folder
-        Network profile
  PHOTOMOD UAS Montage Desktop
-        Creating backup copies of projects
-        Project packing
  PHOTOMOD UAS Raster Converter. Preparing images
-        Data formats
-        Images conversion options
-        Radiometric correction
  PHOTOMOD UAS Montage Desktop. "W/O project" mode
-        Project coordinate system
-        Loading georeferenced data
-        Converting vector objects and images from one coordinate system to another
  PHOTOMOD UAS Montage Desktop. Creating a project of the type "Central projection":
-        Digital camera
-        Specifying the project name
-        Selection of the coordinate system
-        Adding images to a resource project
  PHOTOMOD UAS Montage Desktop. Main Toolbar
-        Main window. Options
-        Toolbars
  PHOTOMOD GeoCalculator
-        Coordinate systems and cartographic projections
-        Tools for creating user-defined coordinate systems
  PHOTOMOD Distributed processing. Using network resources and multi-core processors
-        The center of distributed processing. Settings
-        Running the working application
-        Creating tasks for distributed building
-        Monitoring distributed building

PHOTOMOD UAS AT. Interior and relative orientation
-        Import of exterior and interior orientation elements from metadata of digital cameras
-        Interior orientation of images obtained from a digital camera passport
-        Import of onboard elements of exterior orientation
-        Direct georeferencing
-        Automatic block splitting on strips
-        Block adjustment using onboard elements of exterior orientation
-        Manual measurement and editing of tie points
-        Methods for automatic measurement of tie points
-        Report on relative orientation. Visual control of results
-        Measurement of control points
  PHOTOMOD UAS Solver A. Network alignment
-        Batch mode with aerotriangulation
-        Methods for calculating the initial approximation
-        Block adjustment methods
-        Systematic errors compensation
-        Network alignment using camera self-calibration tools
-        Block adjustment report

Equipment for stereometry. Overview
  PHOTOMOD UAS Montage Desktop. Stereo window
-        Stereo modes
-        Hotkeys
-        Tools for controlling parallax
-        Tools for managing the marker
-        Creating and editing vector objects
  PHOTOMOD UAS DTM. Creating a digital terrain model
-        Variants of manual DEM creation
-        Variants of automatic DEM creation
-        Creation of digital terrain models:
-        Pickets and structural lines
-        TIN
-        DEM
-        Filtering of objects above the ground
-        Editing of pickets and structural lines
-        Construction of TIN and DEM in batch mode
-        Working with contours
-        Monitoring of the accuracy of DEM
-        Calculation of volumes
-        Import / Export
  PHOTOMOD UAS dDSM. Dense DSM creation with SGM method
-        Building dDSM
-        Filtering dDSM:
-                          Buildings and vegetation filter;
-                          Slope-based filter
-        Filling null cells
-        Building 3d-point cloud in LAS format:
-                          LAS viewer
-                          Filtering 3d-points (LAS)
-        Building True Ortho:
-                      Filling null cells
-                      Color balancing
    PHOTOMOD UAS StereoDraw. Stereovectorization.
-        Functional features of the module of creating and editing 3D objects.
-        Using the classifier
-        Operations with vector data
-        Editing objects / vertices
-        Group editing
-        Working with layers
-        Mode of automatic following on a relief
-        Snapping
-        Topological operations and topology control
-        Exchange with GIS and CAD systems through popular formats. Working with attributes
-        Semi-automatic function of digitizing roofs
  PHOTOMOD UAS 3D-Mod. 3D-modeling
-        3D feature extraction with classifier
-        Vectorization rules
-        3D-Mod tools
-        Texture covering
-        Animation recording
-        Export of 3D-models to DXF, COLLADA (.dae) and other 3D-vector formats

PHOTOMOD Mosaic / GeoMosaic. Creating orthophotos
Mosaic project:
-        Usage of various types of DEM for orthorectification
-        Usage structural lines for orthorectification
-        Select output raster formats
-        Orthomosaic accuracy control
  GeoMosaic Project:
-        Loading of orthorectified images into the project
-        Options for cutlines
-        Automatic brightness adjustment tools
-        Split into sheets
-        Mosaic preview and building


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