Tutorial: Import Pix4D Project to TerraPhoto and Create Orthophoto

This quick tutorial shows the steps of the process to import a Pix4D project into TerraPhoto and continue with Orthophoto production. Load from Terrascan – References points loaded into Terrascan Define color points – Helps eliminate color differences Place selection – Specify images to be used in area defined. Rectify mosaic – Starts the production…

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Vectorize Rails, Wires, and Compute Track Geometry

Review these results of a TerraScan project that uses tools to automatically vectorize rails, wires, and fit geometric components to a breakline derived from the as surveyed rails. Railroad toolbox – Used to place lines, to fit lines to classified points along rails, to find rails and overhead wires automatically, and to check end points…

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Analyze and Design Road Surface Improvements

Review these results of a TerraScan project that uses tools to analyze and design road surface improvements. Define color points – On-the-fly extraction of color values for each point, display of the point cloud. Draw Sight Distances – Determines how far a viewer sees along a road, railroad, or other corridor, and produces labels for…

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LIDAR in Railroad Maintenance and Safety Analysis

The purpose of this animation is to illustrate a few railroad track maintenance and safety related factors. Download the presentation from Intergeo 2018. Draw Sight Distances – Potential obstacle search is defined as a constant value in the tool’s settings. Find Danger Objects – Finds points which are within a given distance from vectorized wires.…

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Tutorial: Adjust Mobile Point Cloud Intensity and Find Paint Lines

Learn how to scale intensity and find paint lines using a mobile point cloud using TerraScan in this short tutorial. Hard surface classification – Initial surface classification View histogram – Analyze distribution of intensity values Scale intensity – Compute new intensity values By intensity – Classify based on intensity value distribution Smoothen points – Smoothen…

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Tutorial: From Laser Data to a Road Resurfacing Model

This workflow uses TerraScan, TerraPhoto, TerraModeler and TerraStreet running on MicroStation from Bentley Systems, Inc. In this short tutorial, learn the processing steps to go from raw mobile laser data to a road redesign, resurfacing model, as well as a macro to compute road section parameters and sight distance values/vectors. Geographic Coordinate System – Assigning…

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Analyze Road Environments with Rotating Multi-Beam Laser Scanner data

As the use of multi-beam rotating scanners becomes increasingly popular in mobile mapping, a growing interest has been noticed for an animation about using Terrasolid tools to process such data sets. This animation shows some Terrasolid tools developed to analyze road environments. The part showing computing the road section parameters includes a comparison with a…

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Terrasolid Installation & License FAQs

Terrasolid Installation & License FAQs are some of the frequently asked questions about installing and licensing the Terrasolid products. See also, Terrasolid Product Installation & Setup Guide, Frequently asked questions about Terra License Server and Pool Licenses, or Frequently asked questions about workflows, tools, and product usage.

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Path Not Digitally Signed

When attempting to start any of the Terrasolid MDL applications during a MicroStation session results in a Message Center warning stating, “TScan is not signed”, and the message details state the “[module] could not be loaded because [path to ma] is not digitally signed”. This error message happens when the user is attempting to load…

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