Georeferencing with a Basemap

Maps Made Easy

Georeferencing with Manually Recorded GCPs

Maps Made Easy

Maps Made Easy Site Introduction

Brief introduction to the various parts of the website with narrated descriptions and explanations. This is a general intro to a couple of the more self-explanatory areas of the site. The discussion on our point based pricing system is of particular interest.

Covered Topics:

  • Welcome!
  • Overall Features
  • Pricing Details

Gallery and Sample Page Intro

The Maps Made Easy Gallery and Sample pages are great places to get inspiration and see what others are doing with the service. This narrated tour provides some insights into how Maps Made Easy provides additional advanced outputs and plans on handling multi-visit data and multiple map overlays.

Covered Topics:

  • User Created Content
  • Map Examples
  • Good and Bad Examples
  • Multi-Visit Management
  • Specific Data Collection Details

Point Estimator

The Point Estimator is a powerful tool to help users understand various aspects of aerial imaging geometry and how it plays a role in flight planning to create successful maps.

Covered Topics:

  • Along and Across Track Overlap Management
  • Camera Sensor Geometry
  • Affects of Lens Focal Length
  • Flight Time Estimation
  • Point Consumption Trade-offs

Logged In User Account Tour

The Maps Made Easy site is a very different place once you are logged in. Your account provides you with a wealth of ways to interact with your data, manage your profile and track job progress.

Covered Topics:

  • Dashboard Tour
  • User Profile
  • Point Statement
  • Subscription Management
  • Billing Details and History

Workflow Overviews

A brief narrated description of the various ways to use Maps Made Easy to stitch your aerial imagery and create easy to share maps with your custom created data.

Covered Topics:

  • Aerial Stitch
  • Georeferencing with a Basemap
  • Georeferencing using Manually Recorded GCPs
  • Georeferencing using Camera GPS EXIF Tags

Aerial Stitch Workflow Walkthrough

A narrated overview of the most basic aerial imagery processing product we offer. Extra emphasis is placed on why the various steps are present in the workflow and guides the user through a sample data set.

Covered Topics:

  • Naming
  • Image Selection and Verification
  • Uploading
  • Output Overview

EXIF Tag-based Georeferencing Workflow

The EXIF Georeferencing workflow is the easiest way to align your stitched imagery with the world. Assuming the camera being used to capture the imagery is capable of recording this data, it is marginally more difficult than the standard stitch with much more impressive results.

Covered Topics:

  • Naming
  • Image Selection and Verification
  • EXIF Location Check
  • Uploading
  • Output Overview

Basemap-based Georeferencing Workflow

The Basemap Georeferencing workflow provides a interactive process to associate pixels in your images with specific points on the ground. Once the associates are made, the output produced can be of very high accuracy.

Covered Topics:

  • Naming
  • Image Selection and Verification
  • Basemap GCP Selection
  • Uploading
  • Output Overview