62 articles Terrasolid Tutorials

Under the following topics you can find various Terrasolid tutorials or training animations for your self-training. For some training topics, there are training data sets available. Please note that some of the training animations do not represent the latest developments in the software, hence, may be partly outdated. The animations are not intended for replacing comprehensive training courses offered by GeoCue.

Tutorial: Processing DJI L1 Point Cloud

A short tutorial showing the processing steps for a DJI L1 LIDAR point cloud after first having used DJI Terra to produce the LIDAR point cloud (LAS file) and trajctory solution (SBET.out). The data set was collected by Terrasolid in Luosto, a small ski resort in northern Finland. The demo covers : Import of point…

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Tutorial: Using Agisoft Metashape Confidence Value

A short tutorial showing how to use the Agisoft Metashape Confidence Value as a reliability attribute for ground classification in dense image matching photogrammetric point cloud classification. Dataset courtesy of ELY-Keskus – owner and Mitta Oy – creator. List of tools used in this presentation: Read Points – Reliability attribute is selected at import. Display…

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Tutorial: TerraScan View Laser Toolbox

In this short tutorial you’ll be introduced to some of the tools on the TerraScan View Laser Toolbox that can help with visualizing your point cloud in TerraScan. To control the visualizations in the views refer to the TerraScan Display Modes tutorial. List of tools used in this presentation: Draw Vertical Section – Used for…

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Tutorial: TerraScan Display Modes

In this short tutorial learn about some of the growing number of TerraScan display modes. Covers some of the color by options, display options such as: fit; coloring scheme; weight; filtering by line; displaying borders, and specific settings for some of the display modes. For more on setting up views refer to the TerraScan View Laser…

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Tutorial: Vectorize Buildings for 3D City Models

In this short tutorial learn how to use the Vectorize Buildings tool to create 3D vectorized building models based on a loaded point cloud data. The point cloud has to be classified into: Ground points using the Ground classification routine. Above-ground points which may be hits on building roofs using Compute distance followed by the…

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Tutorial: TerraScan Ground Classification Using Echo Length

Tutorial showing ground classification using Echo Length in TerraScan. Echo length is the pulse width in Riegl extra bytes in the LAS format. Macro steps are presented. List of tools used in this presentation: Read Points – Load points into TerraScan Display Mode – View points by Echo length coloring Compute Distance by Echo Length…

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Tutorial: Sight Distance along Corridors using TerraScan

Sight distance assessment is of major importance for road safety. It is essential that available distances along roads are sufficient for emergency stops or overtaking maneuvers where required. Sight distance of signage can be used to assess safety when it comes to traffic signs or rail signals, or show the economics of a billboard. The…

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Tutorial: Add Known XYZ Tie Points in TerraPhoto

The absolute accuracy of the images can be verified and possibly improved with the help of ground control points (GCPs). GCPs can be placed in TerraPhoto as Known XYZ tie points. They must be entered manually in images that see the GCPs’ locations. Known XYZ tie points are entered based on points for which the…

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Tutorial: Colorizing Airborne data from Orthomosaic

Simple way of colorizing an airborne point cloud data by using an attached orthomosaic. The Extract Color from Images command extracts color values from raster images and assigns the values to laser points. The color sources can be orthophotos attached as TerraPhoto raster references or raw images in an active TerraPhoto image list. List of…

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