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Point Cloud outside of desired area

Is it normal to have a point cloud extend outside of the desired mapping area (as seen in the attached picture)? This project is a combination of 3 nadir and 2 oblique flights.  The 3D mesh is looking like a big blob, even through the point cloud looks pretty good.

 

Hi James,

Yes it is expected when you have oblique imagery. Indeed Pix4Dmapper reconstructs all the information it can extract for the images. With oblique dataset a lot of background is captured this is why you can see points beyond the boundaries of the area you are interested in.

It is possible to discard these points if you use a processing area. This can be done after step 1 and taken into account from step 2
How to draw a processing area: https://support.pix4d.com/hc/en-us/articles/202560179
How to edit the processing area: https://support.pix4d.com/hc/en-us/articles/202560599

Regards,