Today, we’re thrilled to launch significant improvements to the entire Site Scan user experience. We’ve added four key features to both Site Scan Field, our mobile app for flight planning, and Site Scan Manager, our web app, to make it easier for you to collect, process, and share the best data possible.
1. Map layers in Site Scan Field
Now, you can view your latest orthomosaics and overlay design files—such as KML, Shape, and GeoJSON—while planning flights in Site Scan Field.
This is perfect for planning flights in remote areas where the basemaps are out of date, because you can easily see the actual conditions of your site—like roads and fences—by viewing the orthomosaic and planning your flight accurately and safely.
Also, if you have property boundaries that you need to fly within, you can upload them into Site Scan and view them while planning your flight.
2. New Site Scan Field interface
We’ve re-designed the Site Scan Field interface to make it simpler and more intuitive. Now, your flight settings and map layers are on the left sidebar, and key settings are easier to access.
3. Low light mode
Flying in low light—early in the morning or before sunset—can result in photos that have shadows, which affects stitching and the quality of your deliverables.
That’s why we’re introducing Low Light Mode: just toggle it on while planning your flight, and Site Scan will automatically optimize the shutter speed, ISO, and aperture for you, so you can capture accurate aerial data whenever you need to.
4. Export contours as DXF
Now, you can export your Site Scan contours into the AutoCAD DXF filetype. This makes it easier for you to use contours in your workflow, especially in Autodesk tools like Civil 3D.
Want to learn more about Site Scan and how it could work for your business? Feel free to contact us to set up a discovery call.