72 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that some of the training animations do not represent the latest developments in the software, hence, may be partly outdated.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: VTW 2022 – Terrasolid software licensing

This article offers a brief overview and link to the software licensing webinar from Terrasolid’s virtual training webinar sessions of 2022. Terrasolid software Maintenance and licensing Compatibility 32-bit software is still supported in version 022 Highly recommended to update to 64 bit version of software Maintenance Maintenance is renewed every 12 months Applies to all…

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Tutorial: Introduction to Coordinate Systems and Projections in Terrasolid

This short tutorial is a quick introduction to the management of coordinate systems and projections in Terrasolid, demonstrated using TerraScan. The software has most of the available systems built-in, applicable by searching with EPSG code. 0:00 Intro 0:12 Transform data during read-in 1:02 Adjust elevations to geoid 1:25 Define custom projection systems 1:43 Transform loaded…

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Tutorial: How to Define Signal Markers

Define signal markers to automatically identify the control point and/or check point locations in TerraScan or TerraMatch. In TerraScan, the Output Control Report tool can create a report of elevation differences and the horizontal shift between a point cloud and ground control points (GCPs) using signal markers. Signal markers in TerraScan can only be used for adjusting…

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Tutorial: Strip adjustment of DJI L1 UAV LIDAR Data

A short tutorial showing how the geometrical accuracy can be improved through the strip adjustment of a DJI L1 LIDAR point cloud. DJI L1 data is processed in TerraScan and TerraMatch after pre-processing in DJI Terra. A fluctuating strip adjustment is made in TerraMatch to improve the internal accuracy of the point cloud. The point…

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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 trajectory 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: Check Building Footprint Polygons

Footprint polygons can be used in building vectorization process. This short tutorial explains the importance of the footprint quality and demonstrates the Check Building Footprint Polygons and other tools in TerraScan to improve it. The same tools can be used to check the building information quality of topographic maps. List of tools used in this…

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Tutorial: Vegetation Index and Echo length in TerraScan Ground Classification

A short tutorial showing how to use Vegetation Index or Echo Length in TerraScan to enhance the ground classification. List of tools used in this presentation: Read Points – Load points into TerraScan Display Mode – View points by Color or Echo length coloring Compute Distance by Vegetation Index or Echo Length – Translates values into distance values as a probability Display Mode…

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Tutorial: Digital Terrain Model (DTM) using TerraModeler

With TerraModeler you can create, edit, and utilize surface models, such as a digital terrain model. TerraModeler creates surface models (TIN, DTM, DSM, etc…) and visualizations from various sources, such as LIDAR points stored in binary files or loaded in TerraScan, XYZ ASCII files and/or graphical design elements. List of tools used in this presentation:…

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Tutorial: Introduction into TerraScan

This short tutorial is an introduction to TerraScan. TerraScan is the main application in the Terrasolid Software family for managing and processing all types of point clouds. It offers import and project structuring tools for handling the massive number of points of a laser scanning campaign as well as the corresponding trajectory information. Various classification…

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