Post Processing

  • After completing the mission flight, remove the memory card mounted on the Pixy SM and Sony A7R IV.

  • Connect the Pixy SM memory card to the PC, open the folder geotag_log, and copy the latest Flight**.csv file to a folder on the computer. For example Flight_0006_20220804_052802.csv

  • Connect the camera's memory card to the PC, and copy the captured files (can refer to the name saved in the copied geotag_log file) to the folder containing the geotag file in step 7.

  • Open the Pix4d mapper software to proceed with creating the map.

  • Select the New project box to start a new project. Create project path Pix4d.

  • Click Next, -> Add Images box. Click on the link where the image files have been copy, and select all the files. Click Next -> message box of Pix4d appears -> click OK to continue.

  • In the Geolocation and Orientation section, click From File.

  • The geolocation file window appears, click on Latitude, Longitude, and Altitude in File Format as shown in the picture. Browse to the geotag file that was copied earlier.

  • Click Next to continue, select the parameters suitable for the mapping geography or you can leave the default according to the Pix4d software.

  • Click Next, and select 3D map in standard ink (Which can be changed depending on the user's purpose). And click on the Finish box.

  • Pix4d starts processing and integrating GPS location with the actual image. Depending on the number of images as well as the image quality, it can be done quickly or slowly.

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