GeoCue v2014 Update

This month we are busy finalizing features and testing the 2014 annual release of GeoCue, which will be available in the coming weeks. We’ve worked hard to vastly improve the GeoCue update and installation user experience with our recently completed Quick Installer. The new installer handles updates to the software, both client and server, as…

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Developing for GPU

GeoCue’s ongoing software development in support of optimized geospatial processing workflows includes research into Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) technology. GPUs, on both local and remote nodes, provide additional processing power for churning through mountains of imagery and LIDAR data. Stating the obvious, GPU technology has been around for a while. But what is less obvious…

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Getting Under Control!

An important aspect of planning and executing a small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) mapping project is planning and collecting ground control and check points. We are a software and systems company, not a services company so we have limited tools (and knowledge, for that matter) for carrying out this part of a mission. Nevertheless, we…

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Whatever Happened to Data Fusion (Part 1 of 2)

A few years ago the big buzzword in the industry was data fusion, and most times people were referring to the merging of image and LIDAR technologies to provide a more comprehensive dataset. This buzz led to many vendors purchasing systems that contain not only a LIDAR system, but also a camera of some sort. Typically…

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How do I move my Terrasolid License Server to a new machine?

KBA-01012-M9G7N0 Question How do I move my Terrasolid License Server to a new machine? Answer Download Terrasolid License Server software on the new hardware: Download the latest version of the software from Terrasolid’s website: https://www.terrasolid.com/ssl/download_software.php In Platform Selection, under Stand-alone applications for 32-bit or 64-bit Windows; in English only select 32/64-bit Windows: License Server/Manager, TerraSlave…

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Configuring TerraSlave Licenses

KBA-01035-L8G1K9 Purpose & Scope Before using TerraSlave it needs to be configured so that it can find the applicable node-locked licenses, or perform an automatic check out/in of pool licenses. Procedure Before using TerraSlave it needs to be configured so that it can find the applicable node-locked licenses, or perform an automatic check out/in of pool…

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Terra License Manager: Invalid Licenses

KBA-01034-M8V4W6 Problem User receives an error message indicating the licenses that were checked out are invalid. User may not be able to return the license to the license pool. Solution This message indicates that there is a problem with the installation of the Terra License Manager. Probable Solution 1: This error message can result if…

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Volumetrics – Cut and Fill Definitions

In LP360 we define Cut as the positive volume and Fill as the negative volume.  Thus, if you had a pile and drew a polygon around its base, the volume would be considered Cut.  Conversely, a polygon around a hole in the ground would result in a volume labeled Fill. We have found this definition…

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