Huntsville, Ala. – GeoCue Group (via its wholly owned subsidiary, QCoherent Software LLC) is pleased to announce the latest experimental release (EXP Release) of LP360. Available both as an add-in to ArcGIS® and as a standalone 64 bit application, LP360 is the world’s most powerful and popular LIDAR extension for the ESRI environment. This release (2015.1.42) includes many feature updates as well as new tools aimed at improving our users’ ability to derive value from point clouds.
Feature updates for this release include: updated attribute class flags and filters to ensure robust compliance with the LAS 1.4 specification, new modes and units for volume outputs as well as improved digitizing tools in standalone for creating 3D stockpile toes.
Significant new features for this release include the new Live View interface for dynamically updating class/flag/return filters, a planar surface statistics point cloud task for testing point cloud precision, a ground cleaner point cloud task for cleanup of unclassified ground patches and a Coordinate Reference System (CRS) Utility for inserting CRS information into LAS file headers. A new experimental feature is an automated stockpile toe extractor for defining the base for volumetric computations. Several new features aimed at engineering applications, such as volumetric analysis, include a feature edit tool for selecting and deleting features as well as an attribute and schema editor for the direct viewing and editing of feature attributes.
Each copy of LP360 includes both a Windows standalone and an ArcGIS extension license. This release is available to customers with current product maintenance. To renew maintenance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.