Kite Mapping

Kite mapping is similar to balloon mapping, but uses kites to lift cameras to take aerial photographs. With kites and a 5-20 mph wind, many of the objectives of balloon mapping are possible without helium or balloons. If you want to map a site with consistent winds, you may be in luck!

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Lima, Peru: Kite Making/Ballon Mapping Workshop, U. of San Marcos

by anita over 6 years ago | 7 | 5,121 | 0

We held a Ballon Mapping and Kite Making Workshop on the Campus of San Marcos on Jan. 28, 2012 wi...

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Banjo cases for carrying kite/reel

by warren over 6 years ago | 0 | 2,111 | 0

I had a funny thought today; I have a lot of trouble carrying big kites around (though Pat Coyle'...

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drones are coming, article link from the GRM mailing list

by gonzoearth over 6 years ago | 0 | 2,219 | 0

<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/18/technology/drones-with-an-eye-on-the-public-cleared-to...

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Use a rubber band and knotted string to trigger a camera

by mathew over 6 years ago | 2 | 3,568 | 1

This is for use with the [PET Bottle Rig](http://publiclaboratory.org/wiki/pet-bottle-rubber-band...

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Palantier: impressive image stitching for UAVs and kites

by warren over 6 years ago | 5 | 6,642 | 0

Mark Willis sez: Palentier is an Open Source software that was...

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Some amazing kite aerial thermal photography from West Lothian Archeology

by warren almost 7 years ago | 0 | 3,057 | 0

http://www.armadale.org.uk/phototech06.htm The system is built around a waterproof 320 x 240...

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Using an el Camino to reel in a giant kite

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 1,917 | 2

Citation (via Mathew Lippincott): **THE USE OF STATE-OF-THE-ART KITES FOR PROFILING THE LOWER ...

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Tyvek Fleds, Theoretical & Actual Performance

by mathew about 7 years ago | 1 | 30 | 0

I've built a series of three Fled Kites out of Tyvek housewrap and bamboo. The most recent I bui...

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Western Carolina University students map on the SC Coast

by Adam-Griffith over 7 years ago | 0 | 21 | 0

During the first w...

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