Assessing the Survey Accuracy of the DJI Phantom 4 RTK

Katerra compares the survey accuracy of the P4R to traditional survey methods

On a construction site, sub-centimeter accuracy in surveys mean the difference between a successful project and a multi-million dollar mistake. Contractors rely on accurate surveys to pour cement for structural posts, check progress against design plans, and collaborate with teams of subcontractors on a job site.DJI released the Phantom 4 RTK in October 2018. The out-of-the-box onboard RTK capabilities provide massive time and cost savings for construction companies throughout the project lifecycle.To compare the accuracy of the new DJI Phantom 4 RTK (P4R) versus traditional drone data, Katerra—a Technology-driven offsite construction company—conducted a comparative analysis survey on an active construction project in Hayward, California using the P4R and DroneDeploy to process the data.Download this case study to learn:How Katerra generated sub 3 cm accuracy with DroneDeploy and the Phantom 4 RTKWhy the Phantom 4 RTK can help your company cut survey costs without sacrificing accuracyWhy this technology solution has increased Katerra's survey team's confidence in drone-based surveying

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