Downloading CSV, PDF, and Layers from Reckon

To download data from Reckon,  first select the date from the drop down menu that corresponds to the data you wish to download.  The layers associated with this date should be displayed in the Table of Contents on the left side of your screen.  Left-click the layer name and select from the list of options…

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Allow Max Strip Numbers

  When importing raw swath data into GeoCue with flight line numbers that range over 32767, a message could appear requiring a number between 1 and 32767 to be used in the Assign Strip Numbers settings.   GeoCue is capable of numbering strips from 1 to 65535, but a change needs to be made in…

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Edit Several Blocks

It is possible to edit the definition of multiple blocks in a project simultaneously. In the Project Window, simply select multiple blocks and selected ‘Edit definition’ for the ‘Block’ drop down menu. When more than one block is selected then the ‘Edit definition’ tool becomes an ‘Edit several blocks’ tool that can be used to change…

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Loss of Conflation Features

  Sometimes, when a Conflation Type Point Cloud Task is executed for multiple features, it can appear to delete executed features when the feature type is changed.  This occurs when the PCT is configured to run using Tool Geometry and the Output mode is “Append”, and the user changes the type of feature being created.…

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Classify by Feature as a Surface

One use of the Classify by Feature functionality is that you can apply a buffer to the feature and reclassify the points that fall within the XY buffer.  If you use the feature as a surface instead then it activates the buffer in the Z axis, instead of the XY. When your input shape is 3D…

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Loss of VLR information by TerraScan

With the release of TerraScan v017.001 for CE, TerraScan should now be preserving the projection VLR information in the LAS header. However, when processing with TerraScan, either directly or indirectly through GeoCue, there are some scenarios in which VLRs can be stripped from your data, or at least appear to be removed. Scenario 1: Reading…

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Error Code 2229

  Symptom: When updating your LP360 version for ArcGIS it returns:”The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This my indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2229“. This error message indicates that there is a difference in system languages used between the package that was previously installed the the current…

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Tie Line Statistics in TerraMatch

Terrasolid products provide statistical information about the fit of LIDAR and imagery data. This article is the second in a series that provides meaning to this type of information. We will conduct a brief review of the relevant statistics and discuss how these principles are applied to the use of tie lines for laser calibration.…

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A Comparison of Volumetric Workflows – LP360, PhotoScan and Pix4D

In the last quarter of 2016, we introduced (under our AirGon brand) the Bring Your Own Drone (BYOD) Mapping Kit.  This kit contains all the software one needs to turn a low-cost drone such as a Phantom 4 Pro or an Inspire 2 with x4s camera into a serious mapping platform. Our presales technical team…

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Setting the USGS Overage Flags in TerraScan

Introduction For many years users have been working with the concept of ‘cutting overlap’ in LIDAR data production. With the onset of LAS v1.4 and the USGS LIDAR Base Specification, the way in which this concept is implemented has significantly changed.  Specifically, USGS standards require a change in the way overlap points are managed and…

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