True View Error: POSITION_FILE_PARSE_FAILED

Attempting to run POSPacCloud to process the trajectory solution for a True View 410 results in an error message stating, “POSITION_FILE_PARSE_FAILED”. Verify the project path contains no special characters as the Applanix POSPacCloud utility cannot handle them. If you do have special characters, close True View EVO, take the special characters out of the path,…

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Advertised Application Error During Install

Attempting to run the LP360 installer through Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, formerly System Center Configuration Manager and Systems Management Server (SCCM) results in an error, “This advertised application will not be installed because it might be unsafe. Contact your administrator to change the installation user interface option of the package to basic.” LP360 requires the…

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Using Classification Flags in LP360

The classification of a LIDAR data point consists of both a classification and a classification flag. The classification flag allows for a point to be simultaneously flagged for particular uses while maintaining the classification of the point. For example, a model key-point can be flagged as such while maintaining the ground classification. Classification flags are…

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Setting Flags in LP360

The following is brief explanation for how to set flags in LP360. The Live View Filter allows the user to set flags for: single class, multiple classes, single flag, or multiple flag combination scenarios. For this example, we will review setting the Live View filter for displaying these flags. The same principle applies for setting…

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Creating Canopy Height Model

Canopy Height Model (CHM) is important for a variety of uses. The distinguishing factor of this model is that it is a height above ground model and does not represent absolute elevation. We can produce this model in LP360 with the following workflow that incorporates Point Cloud Tasks (PCTs) and the export function. Note: the…

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Unable to Contact the Specified Repository Server

GeoCue Client encounters the error message, “Unable to contact the specified repository server (Server name and IP address). A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond  IP address.” The GeoCue server is not running. There are…

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Tutorial: Quality Control of LIDAR Examples of QC using TerraScan

Before processing large volumes of LIDAR data it is essential to quality control the point cloud. To meet the requirements of the final product some criteria must be fulfilled. For example point density, geometric accuracy and area coverage. This tutorial gives an overview of tools in TerraScan and TerraMatch that can be used for the…

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