LIDAR points disappear when zooming

When you zoom in to the LIDAR point data in TerraScan, the points disappear. They reappear when you zoom back out. Are there any vector elements well above or below the surface of the points? Bring the vector to the elevation of the point data. Confirm that your Move Camera is off (click the Zoom…

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LP360 2019.1 Feature Matrix

LP360 – This is the native 64 bit Windows version of LP360. It has no software prerequisites other than Windows.  It executes on Windows x64, Version 7 and later. LP360 for ArcGIS® – A fully qualified extension for ArcMap® desktop. LP360 for ArcGIS® requires the Basic level of ArcMap.  This remains a 32 bit product…

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Utilizing a NOAA CORS Station as a base for your ASPSuite Project

When a base station file is corrupted or incorrectly recorded (for example: observation rate is not set correctly), a Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) may be available to use in its place. To obtain and utilize a CORS file, follow the instructions below: Visit https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS_Map/ and navigate to the area of the flight. Once you…

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Creating a User-Defined Coordinate System from a Known Coordinate System

When your data needs to be in a coordinate system that is not specified in LP360, you may need to create a User-Defined Coordinate System. One of the easiest ways to do that is by modifying a Known Coordinate System. For ease of demonstration I have color coded a User-Defined Coordinate System with what has…

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Metashape – Orthomosaic formatting for MicroStation and TerraPhoto Reference

MicroStation and TerraPhoto reference  require a RGB orthomosaic image. The normal workflow for exporting sUAS derived orthomosaics from Metashape creates a RGBA image. Make sure the “Write Alpha Channel” setting in the screenshot below is unchecked to create a RGB orthomosaic in Metashape before attempting to import into TerraPhoto.

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ASPSuite – Checking for gaps in Loki and base station observation files

If the Loki or the base station recording is interrupted, there will be gaps in the raw data that will affect ASPSuite processing. This can be verified in ASPSuite.  After completing steps 1-3, click on the diagnostics button in the top right of the ASPSuite window: In the window that pops up, click on “File”…

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Does RLM use SSL or TLS?

Starting with 2018.1, LP360 relies on a hosted license manager (Reprise License Manager or RLM). It requires an active connection between the client and server machine for license management and software use. RLM does not rely on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) nor Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols for Client-Server communications.

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