User Guide for the LPRunPCT.exe Command Line Tool

A new command line driven, Windows application has been written to execute LP360 point cloud tasks. The tool “LPRunPCT.exe”, available in the 2015.1 Service Pack A, allows you to run a point cloud task from the command line with a number of command line options and associated parameter files. This tool is very useful in certain…

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Nominal Pulse Spacing (NPS)

In the LIDAR industry the generally accepted definition for Nominal Pulse Spacing (NPS) is the one detailed in the USGS base LIDAR Specification. That is the spacing between points in the collection when in reference to single instrument, single swath, first return only LIDAR point data. The NPS is a value that is usually predicted by…

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Terrasolid v016 Release

In the middle of February Terrasolid released the v016 products. This is in line with their usual modus operandi of releasing a major version update which corresponds with the current calendar year. The calendar year is the maintenance period on Terrasolid products, save for a few unique user situations. This process should be familiar for…

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Customizing LP360 for ArcGIS

LP360 for ArcGIS, riding within the ESRI ArcMap environment, gives users flexibility to customize the user interface with respect to the LP360 tools. Custom hot keys can be created that cut down on the number of clicks it takes to complete a task, in addition LP360 tools can be added to Custom Toolbars. Please note,…

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sUAS Deployment Models

We have invested a tremendous amount of resources (monetary, development, knowledge) into developing technology and services for mapping sites using dense image matching collected with small Unnamed Aerial Systems (sUAS).  Our focus is applications suitable for an sUAS (non-populated areas, smaller sites) that require near survey grade accuracy.  The most common example is small open…

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