Error: SGM activation failed!

Error

In the log file: [Error]: "SGM activation failed!"

 

Description

Starting from Pix4D Desktop version 3.2 the Semi-Global Matching (SGM) processing is not available anymore.
Previous versions still have the SGM option present. When the Use Semi-Global Matching option is enabled in the Processing Options, an error during the Dense Matching step will be received in the log file. 

sgm2.png

 

Cause

The 3rd-party SGM add-on is not available anymore. A new built-in algorithm is currently being developed.

 

Solution

1. On the menu bar, click Process > Processing Options...
2. Select the processing step 2. Point Cloud and Mesh.
3. Select the tab Add-ons.
4. Disable the Use Semi-Global Matching option.
5. Reprocess step 2. Point Cloud and Mesh

In this case, the project will be processed based on the Pix4D algorithm. 

sgm.jpg

For more information about the product, contact Pix4D Sales at sales@pix4d.com.

 

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