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Articles | Volume XLIII-B2-2022
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLIII-B2-2022, 303–308, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIII-B2-2022-303-2022
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLIII-B2-2022, 303–308, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLIII-B2-2022-303-2022
 
30 May 2022
30 May 2022

RELATIVE ACCURACY FOUND WITHIN IPHONE DATA COLLECTION

R. Tamimi R. Tamimi
  • Ohio State University, USA

Keywords: LiDAR, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Total Station, Three Access Gimbal, RTK GNSS, iPhone

Abstract. The use of consumer gadgets such as smartphones can be incorporated in high accuracy LiDAR mapping with a proper assessment of sensors. Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro includes a LiDAR scanner that can create mapping projects with standard point cloud exports using the help of the built-in gyroscope and accelerometer, the iPhone can generate a 3D map by calculating its position and movement as the user navigates around a site. Its ability to create these maps brings up the question of the level of relative accuracy of the iPhone by analyzing and comparing the data to a high accuracy surveying total station and increasing the accuracy by utilizing sensor integration. This paper strives to achieve a better understanding of the relative accuracy found within iPhone data collection.