Classification in LP360 Using Shapefiles

Classify by Features is a useful way of assigning classifications to points using a spatial relationship to other features. Any vector layer that exists in the Map can be used to classify points that are either within a specified distance of polygon, linear, or point features or any points completely within a polygon feature. 1.…

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Using the Classify by Statistics Point Cloud Task in LP360

Classify by Statistics is a Point Cloud Task in LP360 that can be created by selecting the “Add Task…” option under the Point Cloud Tasks menu. Classify by statistics is primarily useful for general data thinning – especially useful for very dense data such as that derived from imagery (dense image matching, DIM, data).  For…

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Classify Below/Above Curve

Before running Detect Wires it can be helpful to clean up the potential wire points to help prevent false positives from being detected. The Classify Above/Below line tool can be useful for this, however, the View Tower Spans contains an additional classification tool Classify Above/Below Curve which can be more efficient. The Classify Above/Below Curve tools…

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LP360 Rail Extraction Tools for LIDAR

The LP360 Rail Extraction tools for LIDAR data automatically extract a rail alignment (centerline) vector as well as classify “top of rail”. This feature is implemented as a semi-automated Point Cloud Task (PCT) and is available in the Advanced version of both LP360 for ArcGIS® and LP360 for Windows® (the standalone version of LP360). We recommend…

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Automatic Building Classification

So you have received LIDAR data and you really need to classify all those buildings in a timely fashion. The LP360 Planar Point Filter is an automatic process for classifying planar surfaces such as buildings. Located in the Point Cloud Task tab of the Table of Contents window of LP360, you can quickly set up…

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