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It would be nice to have some options to import raw imagery, or have multiple background maps to choose from. In the mining industry, things change so quickly that most of the current imagery is outdated.

Being able to bring in an ArcGIS server REST endpoint would be great.

Example: Virginia (US) Base Mapping service
http://gismaps.vita.virginia.gov/arcgis/rest/services

Hello John,

If the resolution is not satisfying or the content not recent enough with satellite data (DigitalGlobe) you could switch to the map background (OpenStreetMap), or even to the orthomosaic background once you ran step 3 and generated the output. The precision will be much better but the surroundings will not be displayed.

Have a look to this article for these settings: https://support.pix4d.com/hc/en-us/articles/202557719

However it is not possible to change the satellite background to another provider at the moment.
We may consider your suggestion for future releases though.

Best regards,

This post is over a year ago now, so was this implemented to use other map providers? I have looked , but seems not?

This is a real need for here because the current map now being used in Pix4D for Asia anywhere outside of the city areas is just terrible. 

 

Look at these screen shots. If I zoom one more step in on these tow they both go to black with no map showing

Dear John,

We did change map provider with version 3.1: we are now using Mapbox. However, it is not possible to choose an ARCGIS server as you suggested. While we strive to continuously improve the software, the addition of new features depends on many factors. There are always many feature requests and improvements to be made. Rest assured that we have logged your request and appreciate your feedback. 

Best regards,