Pix4d and Sketchfab

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I am experimenting with 3d modeling using my drone photos and had my first semi-successful mission the other day in Virginia. Check out the model of the Workhouse Arts Center, a converted prison:
https://sketchfab.com/models/8f4a2785277b43c790af0cb3f455ae32
Barracks by Pix4D SA. - 3D model

I took 150 jpgs of the grounds, including about 75 in a grid pattern with the camera pointed directly down over the site and the remainder oblique shots of the buildings. I did not use any software to fly the flight path--just eyeballed it actually. For that I could have used Pix4d Capture. Next time.
To process the images, I used Pix4d Mapper trial software and it took Pix4d about 1 hour to generate the model, which they place on Sketchfab. The model on Sketchfab is entirely owned by Pix4d.

For those with experience using Pix4d,
  1. What exactly do I need to purchase from Pix4d to make sure that I "own" the models after processing, so I can do things like place on Sketchfab and on other sites in my name? Is the Pix4d mapper? I'm assuming I would need to buy the Pix4d Mapper licence or Pix4d Model license and a high-performance laptop to process the images at home, rather than the cloud.
  2. Is there a market for these models though? I don't want to invest in a gamer laptop and in the Pix4d Mapper software (which is $3,500/year/ monthly $350) and end up using just for a hobby.
 
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Did you make any progress with this? I have a friend who is a town planner .He wants me to try Pix4D on our farm .I think he can process it through his company at no cost to me so I was thinking of trying it out
 
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Did you make any progress with this? I have a friend who is a town planner .He wants me to try Pix4D on our farm .I think he can process it through his company at no cost to me so I was thinking of trying it out
I have made some great models but have not yet sold any. Have reached out to a few historical societies but didn't get any interest.

I post the models on Sketchfab. Fun hobby but without hitting the sales game hard it's difficult to see who would actually pay for the models.
 
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We were just going to experiment with it .My mate is is involved with 3D imaging with his work all the time . I'm not sure what we would use it for yet but it is interesting technology.
Did you end up using the app to fly a set pattern ? I read another post (an old one) that said it would only do 150m x150m at a time and that Maps Made Easy was better for bigger areas.
 

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