Balloon & Kite Mapping

Balloon mapping is a low-cost way to take aerial photos using a camera, attached to a balloon, on a spool of string. People have done this from a few hundred feet up all the way to over 4,000 feet in the air.

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Hand Assembled Pendulums

by ranon over 2 years ago | 0 | 543 | 2

[![Pendulum_with_rig.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/947/large/Pendulum_wi...

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Reconfigurable Rig

by ranon over 2 years ago | 0 | 585 | 2

[![Tilt_Mechanism_(v3_recovered).png](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/894/lar...

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Aerial Photography Rigging Needs

by mathew over 2 years ago | 0 | 594 | 0

I want to assess our community's aerial photography rig needs for kite, balloon, and pole mapping...

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Square Plastic Rod KAP Rig

by ranon over 2 years ago | 0 | 637 | 1

[![Square_Tubing_Rig_Sketch.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/789/large/Squa...

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Ball Joint KAP Rigs

by ranon over 2 years ago | 0 | 552 | 2

The ball joint camera mount offers a minimalistic and effective solution to getting fixed angl...

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Cardboard Foldable KAP Rig

by ranon over 2 years ago | 0 | 769 | 2

I have begun to think about the possibility of using folded cardboard as a material for buil...

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Silly Putty KAP Rig

by ranon over 2 years ago | 4 | 758 | 2

[![8429723453_4a9693d427_z.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/606/large/84297...

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Kaptery Rig Remodel

by ranon over 2 years ago | 5 | 767 | 2

Hi! My name is Ranon and I am an Autodesk intern here at Public Lab's Portland location fo...

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PL with FA @ Venice Bienalle

by hagitkeysar over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,218 | 6

I have had a really huge opportunity to join the work of the curator Debby Farber from the Israel...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis – Xiaoqing Qin

by Xiaoqing New Contributor over 2 years ago | 0 | 526 | 1

Have been in St. Louis for three years for my master of landscape architecture in Washington Univ...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis -- Rory Thibault

by rthibault New Contributor over 2 years ago | 0 | 736 | 1

I am one of the students that was a part of Derek Hoeferlin's Public Lab: River Rat Pack class. I...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis -- Katie Haas

by Kahaas10 over 2 years ago | 0 | 777 | 1

At the start of the seminar course, we looked to the Public Lab for strategies and procedures for...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis -- Exhibition

by derekhoeferlin New Contributor over 2 years ago | 4 | 1,611 | 4

Since January, 2016 the Public Lab River Rat Pack (led by Architect and Assistant Professor Derek...

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Questions: Balloon size and balloon mappers in Sheffield, UK

by lionfish New Contributor over 2 years ago | 9 | 912 | 1

I want to track bumblebees! I'll explain the project in a later note. but the general situatio...

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Public Lab Installation in the EU Joint Research Center

by hagitkeysar over 2 years ago | 0 | 619 | 2

New Currents in Science: The Challenges of Quality 3-4 March 2016 , Ispra, Italy Early Mar...

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Auto EOS M

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 3,106 | 5

If I am going to use a Canon EOS M for kite aerial photography, I have to figure out how to trigg...

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KAPvolution

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,631 | 2

Above: The ascent of KAP cameras. The first camera most Public Lab mappers put into the air ...

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Chain of Rocks, Mississippi River

by Kahaas10 over 2 years ago | 0 | 688 | 2

[![photomerge_2.png](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/014/379/medium/photomerge_2.png...

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Rig refinement

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 2 | 914 | 2

*Above: Detail of the base of a camera tray displayed in the slicing program Simplify3D. I placed...

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Guilin Pharma mapping

by shanlter over 2 years ago | 5 | 2,053 | 2

First time we try to apply the Balloon and Kites Mapping tools on investigating environmental is...

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Decolonized Skies

by hagitkeysar over 2 years ago | 9 | 1,894 | 6

[](//i.publ...

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quick and dirty lanyard attachment for mobius camera

by tonyc over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,284 | 1

provide a failsafe attachment to a mobius camera for aerial photography applications One des...

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Creosote Superfund site in north Picayune, MS

by eustatic over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,553 | 4

For the monthly event for organizers, Dan took us out around Picayune. We mapped two sites, t...

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Simple Aerial Photomapping at EWB West Coast Regional Conference, Cal Poly, 2015

by patcoyle almost 3 years ago | 1 | 1,176 | 3

Continue to make potential users like Engineers Without Borders teams aware of the Public Lab ...

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