Error Creating Trajectory Points SHP File

Import Cycle into True View EVO results in the error, “Error Creating trajectory Points SHP File: <path>\Positions\Area_TrajectoryPoints_CYYMMDD-HHMMSS_FYYMMDD_HHMMSS.shp. Error creating Trajectory Point Shapefile”. The full path, including file name and extension, is too long. There is currently a 256 character limit for files in True View EVO. Deeply nested projects will cause this issue. Create the…

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Why does my Orthomosaic have holes?

When previewing my orthomosaic in the color points mode, or looking at the final orthomosaic there are holes. Holes can occur if one or more sides of the triangles formed from the triangulation of the loaded points exceeds the Max ground triangle setting. Increase the value to allow the triangulation to stretch across the voids.…

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Tutorial: How to use TerraScan to publish Point Cloud Data on Google Maps

Workflow recording on how to use TerraScan to publish Point Cloud Data on Google Maps. Step 1 (Optional) – Convert Storage Format to LAZ Step 2 – Upload block files to FTP Server Step3 – Export KML file from TerraScan Project using Export to Google Maps Step 4 – Import KML file to Google My…

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Timeout attempting to WRITE LOCK the layout

GeoCue user receives the follow error message: “Timeout attempting to WRITE LOCK the layout. Layout is currently WRITE LOCKED by (machine name).” This is observed on multiple machines opening specific projects. Open the specific projects that are currently locked out on the machine listed in the error message. This will allow other users to write…

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Calculate Average Stockpile Height

LP360 has many tools for analyzing stockpiles and terrain. With these tools, it is possible to calculate average stockpile height and quantify this on a pile by pile basis in an automated fashion. The Volumetric Analysis point cloud task (PCT) has the ability to calculate a height dataset when the base and hull is known.…

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Tutorial: Export Views of Point Cloud and Vector Data with TerraPhoto to Google Maps

This video shows how to export views of point cloud and vector data with TerraPhoto to be used in Google Maps, and gives example for publishing. The rendered image frames can store location tag in their EXIF-metadata, and any external program supporting this can be used for visualization. In this demonstration Google My Maps is…

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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. Classify by Section Template – This classification routine is useful for classifying points along roads,…

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Missing Geoid File for Source Vertical Coordinate System

Executing the Reproject LAS Point Cloud Task encounters the error, “Error setting up the transformation: Missing geoid file for source vertical coordinate system.” The spatial reference system (SRS) must be properly set on the LAS Layer as that is where the Reproject PCT will be looking for the information. For example, if the original LAS…

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