Draw Plane Section Tool

A new tool has been introduced to TerraScan’s View Laser tool box called “Draw plane section” (Figure 1). This tool can prove very useful when vectorizing planar features from a dataset.  Using the previous viewing options (Draw section, etc.), it can be difficult and tedious to manually draw in a required line work at the…

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LP360 Features Utility Tool

As many of you who are involved in LIDAR breakline collection know, we added some very nice feature edit tools to the Standard level of LP360 (Windows standalone version).  One of these tools, “Create Features from Selected Features” is a very handy utility tool.  Its basic function is to collect features you have selected with…

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Cannot Get Current Product Version License

Attempting to checkout a floating license results in an error message, “Failed to Checkout Floating License”, stating, “RLM Error: Cannot get current product version license. If you are current on maintenance, then please check-in/deactivate this license and check-out/activate your license. Details: Requested version not supported (-6)”. Or, when attempting to activate a node-locked license results…

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Time of SBF File Recorded by Loki

SBF stands for Septentrio Binary Format and the SBF file contains the GPS position as recorded by Loki.   Loki receives its time from GPS satellites and therefore, the time associated with the files will be in GPS time.  The name of the SBF will be a time stamp of when the file was first created,…

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Loki M200 Offsets: Gen 1 vs Gen 2

The primary difference in the two mounts is the use of screws/washers to attach the mount to the M200, and the Loki to the mount. The nominal lever arms for the original mounts were: x: 4 cm, y: 0 cm, z: 35.5 cm (0.04m, 0.0m, 0.355m, as entered in the ASP dialog in meters).  However,…

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DJI Care Activation

When you purchase a DJI aircraft from AirGon, you have the option to purchase DJI Care for your gimbal and for your aircraft.  If you purchase DJI Care for both, you will receive an activation code for each.  You will need to activate the gimbal and the aircraft separately on the DJI Care activation website.…

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Loki – Downloading Images from Inspire 2 with USB Cable.

When downloading images from the Inspire 2, it is best to download the images with the USB cable to reduce wear and tear on the SD card slot.  To do this: 1. The camera must be connected to the aircraft. 2. The aircraft must be powered on. 3. Loki Personality cable must be connected to…

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Loki – Septentrio Wide-Band Interference Mitigation Option

There is an option in the ASP Suite Loki update dialog to turn on/off wide-band interference mitigation of the Septentrio. Below are screenshots showing how to change these settings. Please follow the instructions in the pop-up window before clicking “Yes” on the dialog:

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TerraScan: Draw Plane Section Tool

Introduction A new tool has been introduced to TerraScan’s View Laser tool box called “Draw plane section” (Figure 1). This tool can prove very useful when vectorizing planar features from a dataset.  Using the previous viewing options (Draw section, etc.), it can be difficult and tedious to manually draw in a required line work at…

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Loki™ – Frequently Asked Questions

General:  What is Loki? Loki is a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Post-Process Kinematic (PPK) direct geopositioning hardware & software solution for low cost DJI drones as well as custom drones using digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras such as Nikon, Canon, Sony, etc.  It is aimed at the high accuracy drone mapping community.  …

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