Reporting of Trees and Other Objects using Groups

Hard to believe, but we’re already fifteen weeks into the new year. In that time span, Terrasolid has released thirteen updates for TerraScan, plus several for the other modules, each adding improvements, bug fixes and several new features to the products. One new feature that helps improve existing workflows and streamlines the extraction of information…

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Drawing Map Complete, but no WMS displayed when using RDP

When connect to a machine using RDP, adding a WMS backdrop to LP360 or True View EVO results in the message, “Drawing Map Complete” showing in the lower left-hand corner, but no image is displayed for the WMS layer. LP360 and True View EVO use OpenGL and Microsoft’s Remote Desktop only uses software OpenGL by…

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RIEGL system message: WARNG:OPTIME_FILE_IS_READ_FROM_BACKUP

The Cycle Log from a True View 3DIS containing a Riegl laser scanner contains a diagnostic message (DIAG), “RIEGL system message: WARNG:OPTIME_FILE_IS_READ_FROM_BACKUP”. This is a warning message from the Riegl laser scanner that can result if the scanner was not shut down properly during the previous run. This can happen if the True View encountered…

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TerraMatch Adjusted Working Segments

In GeoCue, when populating another layer of working segments, generating LIDAR orthos, or LIDARgrammetry stereo pairs from a layer, where that source layer has been adjusted using TerraMatch after the population of those source working segments, one might notice some slivers of missing data that follow the boundaries of the source working segments. The “gap”…

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Z Bump – Debias Operation Validity Testing

A common practice amongst GeoCue customers (and internally) is to use previously established control points to compare with an sUAS produced point cloud to gather absolute accuracy statistics. The vertical mean error from these statistics is often used to “Debias” a dataset. This is simply shifting the point cloud data to match the measured control…

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USDA LIDAR Training Part 10: Introduction to the Point Cloud Task and Feature Analyst

In this LP360 tutorial we provide an introduction to the Point Cloud Task (PCT) and Feature Analyst. How to add, modify, and organize your Point Cloud Tasks using Point Cloud Task Manager (PCTM). Plus, how to use Feature Analyst to review and navigate using features. This tutorial picks up from USDA LIDAR Training Part 9: Integrating the 3D…

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USDA LIDAR Training Part 9: Integrating the 3D Viewer

In this LP360 tutorial we review integrating the 3D viewer into your workflow. Review of the legend command, symbology and filters in Live View, and displaying contours on the TIN. This tutorial picks up from USDA LIDAR Training Part 8: Integrating the Profile View and uses data downloaded as explained in USDA LIDAR Training Part 4: Introduction to LIDAR Server.…

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USDA LIDAR Training Part 8: Integrating the Profile View

In this LP360 tutorial we review integrating the profile view into your workflow. Review of the legend command, symbology and filters in Live View, and profile drape lines. This tutorial picks up from USDA LIDAR Training Part 7: Live View Custom Filters and uses data downloaded as explained in USDA LIDAR Training Part 4: Introduction to LIDAR Server. If you…

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USDA LIDAR Training Part 7: Live View Custom Filters

In this LP360 tutorial we show the user the TIN draw type and how to use Live View to create custom filters. Then, show options for on-the-fly contours. This tutorial picks up from USDA LIDAR Training Part 6b: Legends and using Live View and uses data downloaded as explained in USDA LIDAR Training Part 4: Introduction to LIDAR Server. If…

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USDA LIDAR Training Part 6b: Legends and using Live View

In this LP360 tutorial we introduce the user to the legends command for controlling the displayed attributes and using Live View to control the point display and their symbology. This tutorial picks up from USDA LIDAR Training Part 6a: Adding Data and LAS File Analyst and uses data downloaded as explained in USDA LIDAR Training Part 4: Introduction to…

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