Pix4D and SAP start a joint innovation project
SAP, a global leader in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, 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.
Thanks to 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 in valuable decision-making for business processes such as to calculate profitability or to evaluate the system’s condition.
Pix4D plans to expand its collaboration with SAP to develop applications for digital asset management and digital inventory in utilities, mining and construction.