How to Thin the Dataset

A common issue that is encountered when trying to take a bare earth surface generated from LIDAR or photogrammetric point cloud datasets into other programs is that those other programs cannot handle the volume of data. LP360 currently provides four options for thinning the bare earth dataset to allow you to take it into those…

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Manually Attaching a SQL database

There are times when it is necessary to manually attach a GeoCue database within SQL server. For instance, when hosting the GeoCue database in a SQL instance on a machine that is not the same as the one hosting the GeoCue Server software. If you do not have an existing GeoCue database then GeoCue Server…

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LIDAR Server as a Service

We have now decided to offer LIDAR Server not only as an on-premises solution that users own and operate but also as a subscription model hosted in Amazon Web Services. We have just completed a major upgrade to LIDAR Server, our solution for hosting, viewing and delivering LIDAR data. Depicted in Figure 1 is the…

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Support for LAZ in TerraScan

Terrasolid now supports reading and writing of the compressed LAS file format LAZ in TerraScan, TerraMatch and TerraPhoto. Reduces file size 50% – 80% compared to LAS, usually 60-70% in most cases Excellent when you transfer data to someone else Support in the various products begins with the following versions: TerraScan and TerraScan Lite (v015.018)…

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