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 Tool Guides

There are many tools and keyboard shortcuts that exist within the LP360 product suite, including LP360 for ArcGIS, LP360 for Windows, LP360 for sUAS, and LP360 for GeoCue. Remembering all of them and where to find them may prove difficult, particularly for beginner or casual users. To help we’ve created tool guides that provide the…

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LP360 New Features

The following are just some of the new features that were released with each build of LP360 since version 2.0 through the upcoming release of 2019.2. These are only to name but a few of the enhancements that have been made to the product, not to mention the myriad of bug fixes and improvements to existing…

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LP360 Installers

The installers for various versions of LP360 may be downloaded using the links below. Click here to see which version of LP360 is compatible with which version of ArcGIS and/or Windows Operating system. Supported versions are eligible for full support. End of life versions are eligible for limited support. No fixes are available for defects…

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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 setting in the screenshot below is unchecked to create a RGB orthomosaic.

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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 connection?

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. If your IT or Network Security Administrator is setting up SSL interception, be aware that RLM does not rely on SSL connection for…

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