Pix4D Workshop | Raleigh, NC

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. It is an in-person event taught by Pix4D staff.

Which Course is Right for Me?

Course 101 provides the fundamental concepts necessary for understanding data capture best practices. In addition, the general workflow for processing imagery, marking GCPs, and verifying accuracy is covered in detail.

Course 102 applies the lessons of Course 101 and covers advanced processing techniques and a review of the Quality Report and Processing Options. Course 101 is a prerequisite for Course 102. Course 102 is only available if purchased as a 2-day "100-Bundle" ticket.

Course 201 leverages the fundamental knowledge learned from the first two days and focuses on public safety and Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) related applications. Course content is specifically meant for professionals in public safety and D.O.T sectors. Exercises for accident reconstructions, right-of-ways projects, etc., will be covered in detail. Course 201 is only available if purchased as a 3-day "PS-Bundle" ticket.

Workshop Content

Course 101 (Day 1)  | Fundamental Concepts and General Processing Workflow w/GCPs

April 18, 2018 | Raleigh Marriott Crabtree$595.00


  • 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
  • Step 1: Initial Processing
  • Creating a Processing Area
  • Marking GCP Targets
  • Reoptimizing the Project
  • Step 2: Point Cloud and Mesh
  • Working in the rayCloud
  • Classifying the Point Cloud
  • Using the Point Cloud Editor
  • Volume Calculations
  • Generating a 3D Mesh
  • Step 3: DSM, and Orthomosaic
  • Working in the Mosaic Editor
  • Generating an Orthomosaic, DSM and DTM
  • Contours and Outputs


Course 102 (Day 2) | Advanced Processing Techniques & Quality Report Review

April 18 & 19, 2018 | Raleigh Marriott Crabtree | $995.00


  • Review of the Quality Report
  • Review of Processing Options
  • Image Acquisition of Vertical Structures: Best Practices

Lab Exercises

  • 3D Reconstruction of Vertical Structures
  • Applying Scale and Orientation Constraints
  • Advanced Point Cloud Editing
  • Masking Images using Image Annotation
  • Applying the Clipping Box
  • Generating an Orthoplane
  • Merging Oblique and Nadir Imagery and Manual Tie Points
  • Generating Video Animations


Course 201 (Day 3) | Public Safety and D.O.T. Applications

April 18, 19, 20, 2018 | Raleigh Marriott Crabtree |$1495.00


  • Review of the Public Safety Related Quality Reports
  • Image Acquisition of Accidents: Best Practices
  • Image Acquisition of Right-of_Ways and Corridors: Best Practices
  • Mapping Indoors: Best Practices

Lab Exercises

  • 3D Accident Reconstructions
  • Applying Scale and Orientation Constraints
  • Making Linear and Area Measurements
  • Generating an Orthoplane
  • GCPs for Corridors



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: Orders may not be changed, modified, converted, or refunded once an order has been confirmed.

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: Do I need to be a professional in the public safety sector to attend?

A: No. The "100" courses are fundamental are designed to have general content that applies to all user applications. If you are not in public safety, it is recommended you register for the 100-Bundle ticket.

Q: I am a professional in the public safety sector. Can I take the 201 course only?

A: No. The 100 courses are prerequisits to the 201 course. The only way to attend the 201 course is to purchase the 3-day PS-Bundle ticket.

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.

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 clicking "Contact", below.

Q: Does any hotel offer group or discount rates as part of this workshop? Is there a recommended hotel?

A: Hotel group rates are not available as part of this workshop.

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 presentation begins at 9:00 AM. The presentation ends at 5:30 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: Lunch will be provided onsite during the workshop. Coffee, snacks, and refreshments will be available throughout the day.

Q: Are discounts available for educational institutions or non-profit organizations?

A: Educational discounts are available, please contact the Pix4D training team for more information.

Q: How can I contact the workshop organizer if I have other questions?

A: Click "Contact", below, and send us an email, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Questions? Contact Maria Kolar | mkolar@gounmanned.com | 919.219.7850

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