Display by Point Source in LP360

Have you ever clicked on the Display by Point Source button and only gotten a single source display when you know that there are multiple source points (usually flight lines) in your data? Remember that to display your source points you must first add them to your project by using the Symbology /Point Source tab…

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Extracting Bridges from LIDAR data

There are some different two approaches that one can take to provide the desired surface from bridges for use when rectifying orthophotos. You may even wish to use a combination of the them. One method would be to comb through your dataset using the QAQC Toolbar to methodically look for bridges and then use the manual…

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Shortcut Functions for Contour and Intensity Settings

With the newest release of LP360 (2014.1) we added shortcut functions for the Contour and Intensity buttons. Now, to easily get to the symbology adjustments for these features you can simply click the Contour or Intensity button while holding down the Ctrl key. These two buttons are located on the LP360 Toolbar. Prior to this…

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Coordinates, Coordinate Systems and LIDAR Data (Part 2)

In the previous article, we briefly mentioned coordinate systems while looking at how they played a role when defining the MicroStation design cube and setting up the Terrasolid software. A brief mention was fine for that setup, but if we wish to delve into more details on transformations and changing projections in the various software…

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