New asset - PIX4Dinspect


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This article goes step by step through the process of creating a new asset in Pix4Dinspect.

An asset is a collection of cloud-based projects, called projects, that allow generating Intelligent Digital twin, visualize them in 2D and 3D, inspect the reconstructed models and annotate images for collaboration.

Note: All projects belonging to the same asset are shown in the upper bar timeline when opening any of those projects. 

Access the New Asset wizard

There are two ways to access the New Asset wizard.

  • Before creating a project: at the top left of the dashboard, click add.png and select New Asset.
  • While creating a new project, whose asset has not been created in advance. 

Define the Asset's properties

Define the asset's properties in the New Asset wizard.

  • Location: WGS84 (EPSG:4326) coordinates that identify the location of the asset.
    The coordinates can be defined by:
    • Manually inserting them in the Location field, with the format [latitude, longitude] in degrees.
    • Selecting the asset's location on the map. The address of the location can be inserted in the search bar for faster focusing on the map.
Note: The location of the asset do not have any influence on the processing. They can be edited at any time from the dashboard.
  • Asset name: univocal name given to the asset.
  • Asset type: category of the asset. Available options are:
    • Telecom (for inspect-telecom licenses only, contact sales for more information):
      • Self-support
      • Monopole
      • Guyed tower
      • Rooftop
      • Watertower 
    • Generic:
      • Transmission tower
      • Rooftop
      • Building
      • Bridge
      • Cooling tower
      • Energy utility
      • Other
Note: The Telecom asset is the correct asset to be used for any type of Telecom project, tower, water tower, roof installation, etc. 
Warning: The asset type cannot be changed after the asset has been created.
  • Asset Description (optional): a short description of the asset.

Finalize the asset creation

Click Save to finalize the asset creation.

The asset is now created and visible on the dashboard. Projects can be added to the asset.

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