(19)
(11)EP 2 728 308 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
17.12.2014 Bulletin 2014/51

(43)Date of publication A2:
07.05.2014 Bulletin 2014/19

(21)Application number: 13189992.4

(22)Date of filing:  24.10.2013
(51)Int. Cl.: 
G01C 11/02  (2006.01)
A01B 79/00  (2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME

(30)Priority: 31.10.2012 JP 2012240492

(71)Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon
Tokyo (JP)

(72)Inventors:
  • Ohtomo, Fumio
    Asaka-shi, Saitama (JP)
  • Osaragi, Kazuki
    Itabashi-ku, Tokyo (JP)
  • Anai, Tetsuji
    Itabashi-ku, Tokyo (JP)

(74)Representative: Louis Pöhlau Lohrentz 
Patentanwälte Postfach 30 55
90014 Nürnberg
90014 Nürnberg (DE)

  


(54)Aerial photogrammetry and aerial photogrammetric system


(57) The invention provides an aerial photogrammetry by using two or more of flying vehicles each equipped with a GPS device and an image pickup unit, comprising a step of setting up two or more photographing points and of setting up a photographing point area respectively with each of the photographing points as the center, a step of measuring a position of the flying vehicle by said GPS device, a step where each of the flying vehicle reaches each corresponding photographing point area and maintains the position of the photographing point area, a step of acquiring a time when the flying vehicle finally reaches the photographing point area, a step of setting up a shutter timing time after a predetermined time from the moment when the flying vehicle has finally reached the photographing point area, and a step of taking aerial photographs by the two or more flying vehicles at the shutter timing time.