(iOS) Pix4Dcapture Release 1.6

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Version Release date Release type
1.6.2 March 9, 2017 Bug fix
1.6.1 February 16, 2017 New, bug fix
1.6.0 January 31, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire 1 Pro (I1).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • All other DJI drones supporting SDK 3: Not tested. Pix4D cannot guarantee that it will work with other drones.
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).


Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.


Notes

  • No free flight mission available for Bebop 2.

 

Version 1.6.2


What is new

General

  • New introduction tour when the app is installed and opened for the first time.
  • New sign-up screen with solution selection.

Improvements

  • Improved image triggering.
  • Improved indication of the start and end point of the mission.
  • Improved home screen layout.
  • New option to center the Map view to the grid.
  • Zoom improvements for mission planning.

Bug fixes

  • Image download from the drone to the device could not be restarted after initially failing.
  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) When flying with a Zenmuse X5 camera, the automatic synchronization that usually starts at the end of the flight fails. The mission should be synchronized manually but it could still fail. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 204911905.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 1.6.1


What is new

Drones

  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro support.
  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 3.5.1.

Missions

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) Improved overlap calculation based on camera specification.


Improvements

Mission

  • Improved image triggering reliability.

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.


Known issues

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) When flying with a Zenmuse X5 camera, the automatic synchronization that usually starts at the end of the flight fails. The mission should be synchronized manually but it could still fail. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 204911905.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 1.6.0


What is new

Drones

  • DJI Mavic Pro support.
  • Parrot Skycontroller 2 for Bebop 2 support.
  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 3.4.1 and to Parrot SDK 3.11.0.

Missions

  • (DJI drones) Circular mission: Images are acquired in safe mode.
  • (Parrot Bebop 2) Double grid mission.

Settings

  • Side overlap setting for grid and double grid missions.
  • (DJI drones) Angle setting between consecutive images for circular missions.
  • (DJI drones) Camera facing the center (look at the center option) for grid and double grid missions.


Improvements

General

  • Top navigation bar in Mission view.

Mission

  • Drone speed can reach up to 15 m/s depending on the camera parameters.
  • Improved overlap calculation based on camera specifications.
  • Improved image acquisition for grid mission. Images are not taken anymore when the drone turns.

Settings

  • Drone speed can be selected for the Safe mode.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.


Known issues

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) When flying with a Zenmuse X5 camera, the automatic synchronization that usually starts at the end of the flight fails. The mission should be synchronized manually but it could still fail. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 204911905.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.

 

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