ConvertSensorToGeoPoint : Elevation management?

Dear all,

I wonder whether the ConvertSensorToGeoPoint application takes into account an elevation information (ellipsoid ?) in order to compute the ground coordinates from image coordinates. If not, intersections with the ground are taken at altitude 0 ? Is there a way to perform this processing with an input DEM ?


Dear @Vincent,

The current version of the ConvertSensorToGeoPoint application doesn’t allow the use of a DEM. In the framework of removing the dependency to OSSIM from the OTB (future version 8.0), the conversion mechanism is deeply redesigned. The new mechanism will make it easy to add the use of a DEM for the conversion. So this functionality may come soon after the release of OTB 8.0 (I opened an issue for that).

The application use a default elevation value of 0.

I don’t see an easy way to perform this with a DEM. Adding this functionality to the current application would be quiet long. And this work would become obsolete when OTB 8.0 is released.

Best regards.

Thank you Julien. It’s perfect if the next release enables this fonctionnality. Do you know approximately when the OTB 8.0 will be released ?

Best regards,

We don’t have a fixed release date yet. We wanted to release OTB 8.0 by Christmas. But it’s more likely to be end of January.

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