What’s New in GeoCue 2012

A brief overview of the highlights of new features in GeoCue v2012.1. See the What’s New in GeoCue 2012 document for more details.

GeoCue 2012.1 is the major GeoCue feature upgrade release for 2012. GeoCue has now been in heavy day-to-day production (in commercial release) for about 8 years. Many of the new features that have appeared in GeoCue are a direct result of the feedback that we received from our user base of GeoCue customers.

GeoCue Version 2012.1 and the associated CuePacs contain a number of new features. The highlights of these new features are described in the following sections with details provided in the subsequent chapters.

1 An Overview of GeoCue 2012.1 ……………………………………………………………………. 1-1
1.1 GeoCue Server/Client: …………………………………………………………………………. 1-1
1.2 Project Administrator ………………………………………………………………………….. 1-1
1.3 Environment Builder (included with GeoCue Server)……………………………….. 1-2
1.4 LIDAR 1 CuePac …………………………………………………………………………………… 1-2
1.5 Mobile Mapping System (MMS) CuePac ………………………………………………… 1-2
1.6 DMC PPS CuePac (available from GeoCue and Hexagon) …………………………. 1-2
1.7 RCD 30 CuePac (available from GeoCue and Hexagon) – Beta …………………… 1-2
2 GeoCue Server and GeoCue Client ……………………………………………………………….. 2-4
2.1 New Select Methods ……………………………………………………………………………. 2-4
2.2 Significant improvements to the Named Queues ……………………………………. 2-5
2.3 Mass import of images (Image Cataloging) ……………………………………………. 2-6
2.4 Quick Launch ………………………………………………………………………………………. 2-7
2.5 File Versioning …………………………………………………………………………………….. 2-9
2.5.1 Configuring Versioning ………………………………………………………………….. 2-10
2.5.2 Creating Versions …………………………………………………………………………. 2-13
2.5.3 Restoring Versions ……………………………………………………………………….. 2-15
2.5.4 Versioning Tools …………………………………………………………………………… 2-17
2.6 DirectDrive™ …………………………………………………………………………………….. 2-18
2.7 Other New Features …………………………………………………………………………… 2-18
2.7.1 Support for NAD83 (2011), Geoid 2012 …………………………………………….. 2-18
2.7.2 Viewer for Point Grey Research (PGR) Ladybug 360° images …………….. 2-19
2.7.3 Processing Groups in the Command Dispatch System ………………………. 2-19
2.8 GeoCue Easter Eggs …………………………………………………………………………… 2-20
3 LIDAR 1 CuePac ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3-1
3.1 DirectDrive™ ………………………………………………………………………………………. 3-1
3.1.1 The DirectDrive™ Toolbar ……………………………………………………………….. 3-1
3.1.2 Checklists and Checklist Steps for DirectDrive …………………………………… 3-2
3.1.3 Starting DirectDrive………………………………………………………………………… 3-3
3.1.4 Setting DirectDrive Parameters ……………………………………………………….. 3-4
3.1.5 DirectDrive Entities dialog ………………………………………………………………. 3-5
3.1.6 Using DirectDrive for QC Operations ………………………………………………… 3-8
3.1.7 Using DirectDrive for Editing Operations ………………………………………….. 3-8
3.1.8 DirectDrive and Quick Launch………………………………………………………….. 3-9
3.2 New Z Probe ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 3-9
4 Project Administrator …………………………………………………………………………………. 4-1
4.1 Invoking Project Administrator ……………………………………………………………… 4-2
4.2 Using Project Administrator………………………………………………………………….. 4-3
5 Environment Builder …………………………………………………………………………………… 5-1
5.1 Modifying a System Defined Checklist……………………………………………………. 5-1
5.2 Checklist Fields ……………………………………………………………………………………. 5-2

 

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