DJI makes easy to fly UAV's that are a good option for mapping in RGB and capturing video. Includes an integrated gimbal-mounted camera, with live video feed and settings accessible to the remote controller, including manual camera settings of ISO and shutter speed critical for mapping projects. Use djiGO for video and basic point collection, or Pix4Dcapture for capturing a pattern of photographs with GPS data, ready to open in Pix4D.
Camera specs: Sony EXMOR 1/2.3" 12.4 Mpixel, FOV 94° 20mm f/2.8, ISO 100-1600, shutter speed 8-1/8000 s.
Research or educational use requires a FAA-certified remote pilot on the field team and project approval by the SFSU UAS Review Board.