PIX4Dcloud can successfully process a certain number of images according to the characteristics of the project, the processing options and the requested outputs.
The variety and combinations of the parameters mentioned above can be many. This article is intended to provide some benchmarks and to show the results of some tests performed with significant camera resolutions, common project characteristics and default processing options.
|Dataset A||Dataset B|
|Camera resolution||24 MP
|Camera used for testing||senseFly AeriaX||Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1RM2|
|Maximum number of images processed successfully||4000||2160|
|GSD||2.22 cm / 0.87 in||0.9 cm / 0.35 in
|Overlap||75% - 75%||70% - 40%|
Type of flight
|Nadir, single grid||Nadir, single grid|
|Type of project||Industrial zone and agriculture area||Excavation and agriculture area|
|Processing template||3D maps, Quality¹||3D maps, Quality¹|
|Time to generate results||1 day 4 hours||19 hours|
¹The 3D maps, Quality template includes the generation of the Point Cloud (.las), 3D Textured Mesh (.obj), Orthomosaic (GeoTIFF), and DSM (GeoTIFF). More information in New dataset - Processing template.