How to localize an ortho picture from the SC Edge?
Please refer to the explanations below.
The Ortho picture produced by the Smart Construction Edge is originally delivered to be easily integrated into the Smart Construction Dashboard, therefore it is connected to the GNSS reference system WGS84 which shows the picture in Latitude and Longitude coordinates. However, some people would like to use the ortho picture in an external software package. Before it can be loaded into this software package the attached coordinate system and some parameters need to be set. The guide below walks you through this process.
What do you need?
1. The ortho picture from the edge downloaded from Smart Construction Dashboard.
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2. The free GIS software QGIS, you can download it here: Welcome to the QGIS project!
1. Open QGIS
2. Create a new project with EPSG 4326 (default EPSG code for a QGIS project)
3. Load the ortho picture into the project by dragging the picture into the project
4. Export the picture
A. Right click on the layer with the ortho and select "Export" --> "Save as..."
B. Select "Rendered image"
C. Select location and name to save the image
D. Select Preferred CRS (Check that the "Extent" is shown in "m" not in "degree" (1) )
E. Change the Resolution to 0.07 Horizontal and Vertical
|Original Ortho picture in WGS84||Localized Ortho picture|
We hope this article was useful to you, if not please do not hesitate to contact your local support for further guidance.