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Pix4D Magic

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by NorthernObserver, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. Zoeconner

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    What kind of fly pattern did you do? Do you just fly around lol?
     
  2. JonasPix4D

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    Nice ones ;-)
     
  3. tbwester

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    Pretty amazing software.

    I've done 3D prints of mine with amazing results.
     

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    Holy moly, that's amazing!
    I'm not at all familiar with the Pix4D software, mind giving a brief description? Does it output a file to be rendered in a 3D-program (i.e. Cinema 4D) or does come with it's own software? How about the animations and rendering afterwards?
     
  5. tbwester

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    It stiches all the photos together and creates a 3D model. You can do renderings and animations within - but they are very basic.
     
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    Android version on Google Play store:
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pix4d.pix4dmapper

    Android
    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsxCvyS20ek[/youtube]

    iOS
    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8L4pT81xCY[/youtube]
     
  7. Jebus

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    Wow... I've definitely gotta look into this. Is it possible to use this software with a v1.1 Phantom and a GoPro - or does it require the ability set set a flight plan to follow like in the iOS video above?
     
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    "At present, the App supports DJI Phantom 2 Vision as well as the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ only."
     
  9. Jebus

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    But is it possible to submit pics taken with a GoPro into the Pix4D software and will it crunch out a model?
     
  10. tbwester

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    Yes. The software has nothing to do with drones. You can take the images however you want. Drones have just allowed better perspective images and you can do it faster.

    I will say, this is not a beginner software or area to get into. Be prepared to do some work!
     
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    Thanks tbwester. I did some quick searching and couldn't find a definite answer to that. I'm gonna give the trial version a try and see exactly what's involved. Very cool stuff!
     
  12. tbwester

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    Good luck!
     
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    I did one of these for the first time today (P2V+ V3) and I'm amazed, but it took my modern i5 PC quite a while to crunch it all.

    tbwester - what's the process/equipment needed for producing the colour 3D models?
     
  14. gingerbloke

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    Another question, there are no output options for the free version, how does the trial process work? Are there are other tools that can do this?