Pix4D joins SAP for bringing in innovation in drone-based digital 3D inspection

SAP has included Pix4D in an SAP Accelerator Program for innovative companies that support the digital transformation of B2B businesses with their software solutions

Pix4D joins SAP for bringing in innovation in drone-based digital 3D inspection
Pix4D joins SAP for bringing in innovation in drone-based digital 3D inspection

Pix4D joins SAP for bringing in innovation in drone-based digital 3D inspection

Pix4D announced that it is starting a joint innovation project with SAP to open up the market for drone-based, digital 3D inspections for telecommunication companies. SAP has included Pix4D in an SAP Accelerator Program for innovative companies that support the digital transformation of B2B businesses with their software solutions.

The collaboration between SAP and Pix4D is principally aimed at the telecommunications industry, where the new Pix4D technology for the inspection of transmission masts with the help of drones, cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) is being implemented in the SAP S/4HANA platform and was integrated into the SAP Asset Management.

Through the Pix4Dscan and Pix4Dcatch mobile apps, companies using this integrated technology can securely collect data from drones and from the ground in order to automatically create accurate 3D models of transmission masts and telecommunications systems.

The digital copies can be examined in a virtual environment using Pix4Dinspect, with machine learning algorithms helping to automatically measure the sizes and orientations of the antennas. The Pix4D online platform synchronizes the data with SAP S / 4HANA. In combination with existing company data, this information aids invaluable decision-making for business processes such as to calculate profitability or to evaluate the system’s condition.

Pablo Santos, Business Strategy Manager for the inspection industry at Pix4D mentioned in a press release that he believes that there is a paradigm shift in the inspection industry. 3D representations of reality are becoming information platforms. In cooperation with SAP, they are developing automated and agile processes into a new standard for operational and financial decisions in asset management.