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In Our Dynamic Archive: Your GCP, Your Quality, Wherever You Want.
These readily available, archive GCPs allow you to accurately correct or enhance aerial or satellite imagery and LiDAR data for any mapping project.
Deliverables with each downloaded GCP from the CompassData archive include:
CompassData has a team of experienced geospatial experts working for your needs producing complex and detailed geospatial multilayer mapping for your operational intelligence in all stages of the production or management process.
Consult CompassData team about how your data can get more accurate and bring to you improvement in the decision making.
The more than 50,000 GCPs in the CompassData archive have all passed rigorous quality-control procedures and most of points have been collected for customers who have used them in the orthorectification process or subsequent QA to validate accuracy.
The Ground Control Point Archives includes points in the North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East. CompassData maintains its own GPS survey crews as well as 30 international partners capable of acquiring high-accuracy points anywhere in the world in a matter of weeks.
If your project requires Ground Control Points, look no further. CompassData provides complete global coverage, with more than 45,438 photo identifiable Ground Control Points available right now, and more GCPs being collected all the time.
The control points residing in the CompassData archive have readily view-able metadata indicating the date of collection, the positional quality, and additional supporting data including a control point sketch and photographs of the point taken during collection.
Ground Control Applications: Satellite
Satellite data is improving, but the fact is, the vast majority of satellite imagery available today requires Ground Truth to create accurate maps. Orthorectification without GCPs is inherently inaccurate.
Ground Control Applications: Aerial
When planning an aerial data collection effort, a review of the available CompassData control points in the archive may allow for the use of existing control data, eliminating or reducing the need to send a survey crew into the field, saving you time and money on your project.
Not all points in the archive will be usable in any given photogrammetric project, but they do provide an independent check against existing data, and can provide an excellent starting point for troubleshooting any aerial project control issues, or to provide an initial starting point for image positioning or project layout.
CompassData also provides rapid-response ground control retrieval virtually anywhere in the world at the customers’ desired level of accuracy, and in a timely, cost-effective manner, to supplement GCPs from our archive for their projects.
CompassAA™ & CompassTA™, the right choice for Accuracy and Topo Analyses
And, for LiDAR Quality Control and Quality Assurance, incorporate Ground Control check points throughout the collection and validation process.
Read what one of our GCP clients has to say:
"Our Google Geo department bought several hundreds of ground control points from CompassData. The transactions were smooth and the delivery of the data was on time. The staff people are knowledgable and know what they are doing. Really appreciate your business."
Date published: 02/11/2015
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