Terrasolid UAV Versions

Lower price level software packages suitable for processing UAV point clouds and images Available starting 26 Sep 2017 Available as bundles only: TerraScan UAV + TerraModeler UAV TerraScan UAV + TerraPhoto UAV TerraScan UAV + TerraMatch UAV TerraScan UAV + TerraMatch UAV + TerraModeler UAV TerraScan UAV + TerraPhoto UAV + TerraModeler UAV TerraScan UAV…

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How to remove point data that doesn’t have any corresponding trajectory information?

The best workflow to use to remove the point data for which you do not have trajectories is to: Modify line numbering to set all points to have the same line number, say 999. Deduce using time to assign flight line numbers from the trajectories to the points. Delete those points that remain in line…

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Manual SQL Database Update

Each installation of GeoCue should automatically update the SQL Database to the latest version.  Sometimes this will fail to happen. This can be seen in the GeoCue Database Manager dialog under the Database tab in the lower Maintenance section.  It will show the current database version in use and the latest database version available.  Ideally,…

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How to check out Bentley licenses?

If you have Bentley’s Select Subscription you can check out a license to your PC for a given period of time. The maximum date is the expiration date of your subscription. After the checkout there is no need to be connected to Bentley’s license server. Otherwise, the your Bentley software package must be loaded and…

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MicroStation CONNECT Edition vs PowerDraft CONNECT Edition

The Terrasolid 64-bit applications can be run in Bentley PowerDraft CONNECT Edition (10.00.00,52 or later) from Bentley Systems. PowerDraft CE is a 64-bit a subset of MicroStation CE. It fulfills all requirements needed to process LiDAR data and images using the 64-bit Terrasolid software packages. Start PowerDraft in standard mode (High security mode is not…

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Threading in TerraScan, TerraMatch and TerraPhoto

Most customers run a processor with four cores, high quality models today have eight cores . Each core supports a maximum of two threads. TerraScan (TerraSlave ) currently supports a maximum of 128 threads. To benefit from all threads you should have a PC with eight processors with eight cores. If you are a standard…

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DZ Surface Value Computation

The Export Wizard can be used to compare the relative accuracy of returns from overlapping flight lines.  Using the ‘Surface’ Export Type, the ‘Point Insertion’ Surface Method , and the ‘dz Images’ Surface Attribute, will produce a useful visual representation of the vertical mismatch from flight line to flight line. This tool creates cells with…

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LDExport – An LP360 Command Line Executable

LP360 has several very useful command line executable utilities that can be used to simplify different tasks or improve the efficiency of large batch processes when working with substantial amounts of data or repeating processes.  LDExport was added to this utility catalog with 2017.1.  It simplifies the export of LAS points and surfaces, for example…

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