Introduction to Ricoh Camera & GPS-Photo Link – Ricoh Edition. Camera & Software that maps your photos. The Problem. More and more industries are using photographs to illustrate the data points they collect with their GPS.
Camera & Software that maps your photos
More and more industries are using photographs to illustrate the data points they collect with their GPS.
After collecting data in the field all day, field workers come back to the office and try to match their photos with their location.
software that “links” digital photos to the GPS coordinates where they were taken.
The simple “wizard style” interface processes hundreds of photos in minutes, not weeks.
Take pictures while
GPS collects data.
NO GPS Expertise
Run GPS-Photo Link
on your computer.
your pictures with
shape files and
View your pictures
with location labeled.
with your photos
Use shape files and
your own maps
The Ricoh Edition of GPS-Photo Link features a “one-click” option for processing pictures.
GPS: Trimble with Bluetooth
The Bluetooth sends the coordinates to the camera so that they are embedded with the picture.
Web Pages & ArcGIS Shape Files
GPS-Photo Link creates an overview page with:
A web page is created for each photo including:
Maps downloaded from the Internet
Information about the photo
Anywhere that a GPS and camera are in the field. Typical uses include:
There are over 1000 organizations using GPS-Photo Link. Here is a sample from a variety of fields:
Streetlight Inventory was Easy for EMA
Without GPS-Photo Link, field workers take pictures and write down the coordinates on a notepad. GPS-Photo Link is a superior solution because it automatically labels pictures and creates maps.
For customers, this solution:
GPS-Photo Link Saves Time for U.S. Forest Service
Dick Ford is a Fisheries Biologist who uses GPS-Photo Link for geo-referencing photos of temperature monitoring locations, remote automated weather stations, and stream cross section surveys.
“We can geolocate photos a lot more quickly than we did before. In fact, it is easier to send someone out in the field to take new pictures and process them with GPS-Photo Link, than it is to try and map old pictures manually.”