Drone pilots are quarantined like everybody else – but when you may get out of the home to log some flying hours, you received’t need to miss Hivemapper’s March Mapness contest. The competition is open to all drone pilots flying virtually any or digital camera, and you may create a free account to take part.
Hivemapper is a industrial drone mapping platform powered by AI and designed to make use of video from a broad number of cameras and plane. Maps could be non-public to firms or people, or can be part of hundreds of different maps created by others within the community to proceed to develop.
From the Hivemapper weblog:
Hivemapper is happy to announce it’s first mapping contest! We’re giving freely over $5,000 in prizes to customers for importing their aerial video and constructing a 3D map.
Right here’s the way it works:
Acquire aerial video utilizing a drone just like the DJI Phantom (or another plane you may get your palms on.)
Create a free account at Hivemapper.com and add your movies.
Submit your map by April 30, 2020 for an opportunity to win!
Hivemapper will routinely flip your video right into a 3D map. Further video collections within the space will proceed to construct and develop your map
Largest Map — $three,000
Map your block, neighborhood, or metropolis! In case you have a DJI drone strive utilizing our autonomous mapping information to map a sq. kilometer in about an hour. Develop your map till you’re assured nobody can catch up.
Second Prize (x2)
Coolest Map — $1,000
Create a map that exhibits us one thing superb. Perhaps it’s a shocking map of a lovely location. Or perhaps it’s a map that exhibits us one thing attention-grabbing utilizing one in every of our instruments like Change Detection, Object AI, or Timeline. Or maybe you had been in the precise place in the precise time and mapped an space that may by no means look the identical. Submissions will likely be voted on by the Hivemapper employees, so impress us.
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