Sync your 3D Scan media from Skydio Cloud to your gNext Labs dashboard. gNext offers API integration with Skydio Cloud for seamless post-production modeling of your 3D Scan images. You will need to configure your Skydio Cloud and Media Sync API integration. 

[note text="API Tokens should be kept secret! They grant access to your organization's data in Skydio Cloud (media, flights, vehicles, user emails, etc.)."]


  • Skydio Administrative access
  • gNext Administrative access
  • Computer with Internet

Quick Steps

  1. Generate and copy an API token in Skydio Cloud
  2. Perform a Media Sync
  3. Paste the Skydio Cloud APT token into a gNext Labs project
  4. Sync scans


To Integrate Skydio Cloud with gNext Labs:

Step 1 - Log in to

Step 2 - Set up your Skydio Cloud account: Visit Getting Started with Skydio Cloud for detailed instructions.

  • Add Wireless Networks
  • Choose media to upload
  • Sync your Skydio Cloud features

Step 3 - Plug in the drone to power

Step 4 - Generate a Skydio API token:

  • Select Settings
  • Select API Tokens
  • Select Generate Token
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Step 5 - Name your token

Step 6 - Select Permissions:

  • Scans: Read-Only
  • Media: Read-Only
  • Vehicles: Ready-Only
  • Users: Ready-Only

Step 7 - Select Save

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Step 8 - Copy Token
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[info text="Your personal access token is only available during the active login session or until the page is refreshed."]

Step 9 - Open a new tab in your browser and log into your organization’s gNext Labs account using an admin-level email account

    • the email address must match the email address used to log in to Skydio. Without matching emails, the data will not properly sync.

Step 10 - Select Projects and New Project

  • Name your project
  • Select your asset type
  • Select Next
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Step 11 - Select Skydio Sync gNext sync.png

Step 12 - Paste your Skydio Cloud API token

  • Select Sync Scans
  • Select the scan to sync 
  • Select Confirm
  • You will be returned to the Upload Dataset screen - select Next
  • Select Sync or Sync and Process
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[note]After your Skydio API token is validated, you can choose the Skydio 3D Scans to sync to your project when you add a new asset to a project.[/note]

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[accordion heading="Formatting requests to the Skydio API"]

All requests to the Skydio API should contain an Authorization header with your API Token. Requests to the API should be formatted like this:



curl -X 'GET' \

  '' \

  -H 'accept: application/json' \

  -H 'Authorization: <api_token_here>'


Unable to access Skydio Cloud

Go to

    • enter your email address
    • enter the verification code sent to your email address

[info text="Ensure that you are logging in to your mobile device with the same email address that has been provisioned on Skydio Cloud."] 

Have you set up your Skydio Cloud?

You will need to configure your Skydio Cloud account before you can upload flight telemetry. See Getting Started with Skydio Cloud. Any media captured prior to configuring your Skydio Cloud will not sync. 

Have you enabled Data Capture GPS & Telemetry?

Data Capture GPS & Telemetry must be enabled to view telemetry in Skydio Cloud, and pilots must be registered users in DroneSense. Flight telemetry is grabbed by DroneSense once every hour.

Is the vehicle claimed in Skydio Cloud?

Vehicles are not automatically associated with an organization, you will need to claim the vehicles that you want in your fleet:

Step 1 - Select Settings

Step 2 - Select Devices

Step 3 - Select Claim Device

Step 4 - Enter vehicle WiFi (eg Skydio2: - xxxx)

The vehicle tab displays a list of associated vehicles ID 

[info]You cannot claim a vehicle associated with another organization. You cannot delete a vehicle. If you receive this error message  or need to delete a vehicle, contact Skydio Customer Support[/info]

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Getting Started with Skydio Cloud

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How to Use Media Sync in Skydio Cloud

Skydio Cloud API Documentation


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