How to transfer inputs/outputs and project files to Trimble Connect - PIX4Dcloud

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This article explains how to transfer data from PIX4Dcloud or PIX4Dcloud Advanced to Trimble Connect.

 
Access: The feature is accessible for:
  • Users that belong to an organization that owns a PIX4Dcloud, PIX4Dcloud Advanced, or PIX4Dengine Cloud license. For more information: Organization Support.
  • Only users with Owner, Manager, or Editor roles can transfer data to Trimble Connect.
  • Users don't belong to an organization with active PIX4Dcloud, PIX4Dcloud Advanced, or PIX4Dengine Cloud licenses.
 
Important: Trimble Connect credentials are required to transfer the files.

Output types and project files from PIX4Dcloud to Trimble Connect

The following data can be transferred:

  • Outputs
    • Orthomosaic.
    • DSM.
    • Multispectral Index.
    • Point Cloud.
    • Mesh .obj.
    • Mesh .fbx.
  • Reports
    • Quality report.
    • Processing log.
    • AutoGCP report.

How to connect to Trimble Connect

To connect to Trimble, follow these instructions:

  1. Login with your Pix4D credentials on cloud.pix4d.com
  2. On the PIX4Dcloud Drive, click the user icon at the top right bar.
  3. Click Integrations.
    Trimble_integration_PIX4Dcloud.png
  4. Click Connect.
    Connect_Trimble_PIX4Dcloud.png
  5. On the Trimble Connect login page, introduce the username and password under the Sign In panel.
    Once logged in, the Integrations page is displayed, and a message pops up at the button confirming the successful connection to Trimble.
    Trimble_connect_success_message_PIX4Dcloud.png
  6. Go to PIX4Dcloud Drive, click the user icon at the top right bar and confirm that the PIX4Dcloud account is connected.
    Connected_Trimble_PIX4Dcloud.png
 
Important: Once the connection is established in Trimble Connect and some exports have been made, the connection is valid for 9 days, starting from the last action performed. After the inactivity threshold has expired, a new connection has to be established.

Transfer files to Trimble Connect

To transfer files to Trimble, follow these steps:

  1. Open the desired project on PIX4Dcloud.
  2. On the top bar, click Files & Export > Transfer to Trimble.
  3. On the Export dialog window, select the files to transfer to Trimble Connect.
    The number of selected files is shown in the dialog window.
    Transfer_files_PIX4Dcloud_Trimble_Connect_v2.png
  4. Click No Transfers. The number refers to the number of outputs selected to be transferred to Trimble.
  5. Select the destination folder for the transferred files:
    • Select the cluster: Trimble Connect supports three clusters North America, Europe, and Asia.
    • Select the folder or subfolders to transfer the files.
      Transfer_Trimble_cluster_folder_PIX4Dcloud.png
  6. Click Send. The transfer time depends on the size and the number of selected files. 

How to disconnect from Trimble Connect

To disconnect from Trimble, follow these instructions:

  1. Log in with your Pix4D credentials on cloud.pix4d.com
  2. On the PIX4Dcloud Drive, click the user icon at the top right bar.
  3. On the dropdown menu, click Integrations.
  4. Click Disconnect.
    Disconnect_Trimble_integrations_PIX4Dcloud.png
 
Note: If there is a need of connecting to Trimble Connect with a different user account, please access Integrations and click Disconnect, and go to the Trimble Connect website directly and log in with the other account.
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