Pix4D User Workshop
26 - 27 September 2018
R6,995.00 (excl VAT)


Kickstart your workflow by learning about

Pix4D's recommended best practices when

capturing and processing your imagery.

This is a technical workshop for professionals using drones in their practice. The workshop will introduce you to creating accurate reconstructions and improving your results. By registering for this workshop you are eligible to receive a 50% discount on the Pix4D Certification Exam. It is an in-person event taught by Pix4D staff.

Andrew McIntyre


Andrew has hosted numerous public and

private classes around the world on behalf of

Pix4D. In addition to his experience educating

customers about best practices, he has extensive

experience providing technical support for a wide

range of applications. His practical work

experience prior to joining Pix4D has empowered him to provide you with recommendations that take real-world limitations into account.

Date and time

Wed 26 Sep 2018   8:30am to 5:00pm

Thu 27 Sep 2018    8:30am to 5:00pm


Emperors Palace Conference Centre

64 Jones Road, Kempton Park,
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Workshop Content

Day 1 - Fundamental Concepts and General Processing Workflow with GCPs



  • The Theory and Science of Photogrammetry

  • Aerial Mapping RGB Image Acquisition: Best Practices

  • Georeferencing, Project Accuracy, and Ground Control: Best Practices

  • Hardware Recommendations


Lab Exercises

  • Creating a New Project in Pix4Dmapper Pro Desktop

  • Step 1: Initial Processing

    • Create a Project

    • Georeference to Ground Control Points

  • Step 2: Point Cloud and Mesh

    • Navigate in the rayCloud

    • Classify the Densified Point Cloud

    • Generate a 3D Textured Mesh

    • Measure volumes

  • Step 3: DSM and Orthomosaic

    • Improve the Orthomosaic

    • Generate a Digital Terrain Model, Contour Lines, and other outputs


Day 2 - Advanced Processing Techniques & Quality Report Review


  • Pix4D's Quality Report Highlights

  • Advanced Processing Options Highlights

  • Image Acquisition of Vertical Objects: Best Practices


Lab Exercises

  • 3D Reconstruction of Vertical Structure

    • Applying Scale and Orientation Constraints

    • Measure Distances and Areas

    • Advanced Point Cloud Editing

  • Merging Oblique and Nadir Images

  • Generating Video Animations




Q: What is a Pix4D User Workshop?
A: A Pix4D User workshop is geared towards those who are getting started. We will address best practices for data acquisition and basic processing options and workflows.

Q: Refund policy
A: Cancellations within 7 working days of the event will not be refunded.

Q: Should I bring my drone to the Workshop?
A: Please DO NOT bring your drone to the workshop. This is a training about software. Under no circumstances will drones be permitted to fly during the workshop. DO NOT fly your drone at or around the workshop venue.

Q: Should I bring my laptop to the User Workshop?
A: Please ensure that you bring a laptop computer with the latest version of Pix4Dmapper installed to the User Workshop so that you may follow along during the hands-on exercises. Ensure that your computer is equipped with Windows, has at least 16 GB RAM, 20 GB free hard drive space, and a GPU that supports OpenGL 3.2. Pix4D does not provide loaner computers. We also suggest that users bring a computer mouse to facilitate 3D navigation in the software.

Q: I am not certain that my interests will be covered.
A: Please contact us if you need more detailed information about the agenda above, by sending us an email to training@pix4d.com.

Q: Is there a recommended hotel?
A: Emperors Palace offers 4 hotel options. Please visit their website for more details and booking options: http://www.emperorspalace.com/hotels/hotels-overview
Emperors Palace is conveniently located next to OR Tambo International Airport. The Emperors Palace Shuttle service is a complimentary service offered to their guests travelling between O.R. Tambo International Airport and Emperors Palace. The Shuttle runs every 20 minutes from 06h00 and 23h00.​

Q: When does the workshop take place? What time does the workshop start and finish.
A: Doors to the venue open and registration begins at 8:30 AM. The workshop begins at 9:00 AM. The workshop ends at 5:00 PM.

Q: Do I need a license to Pix4Dmapper to attend the workshop?
A: It is not necessary that you own a license to Pix4Dmapper to attend the workshop. If you do not own a license to Pix4Dmapper you will be provided with a license for the duration of the workshop.

Q: Can I attend the workshop remotely by WebEx, phone, or conference call?
A: The workshop may be attended in person and is not available for remote attendance.

Q: Is food provided at the workshop?
A: Coffee, snacks, and refreshments will be available throughout the day. A full buffet lunch will also be served at lunch time.

Q: How can I contact the workshop organizer if I have other questions?
A: Please email training@pix4d.com for any further questions that you may have.


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Please note that when you register, your details may also be shared with Pix4D.

By registering for this workshop, you submit your information to the workshop organiser, who will use it to communicate with you regarding this event. 

This Pix4D User Workshop is being organised and hosted by

Aerial Vision Africa (Pty) Ltd

Unit 1, Oxford Office Park

3 Bauhinia Street, Highveld Technopark

Centurion, 0157, Pretoria

South Africa

Tel: +27 12 880 0145

email: info@AerialVisionAfrica.com