About Amerisurv| Contact    
Magazine | Newsletter    
Flickr Photos | Advertise    
HomeNewsNewsletterAmerisurv DirectoryJobsStoreAuthorsHistoryArchivesBlogVideosEvents
Register to receive the Amerisurv Newsletter | Also See Our LiDAR News Newsletter | RSS Feed  
advertisement


Subscriptions
Sponsored By

Software Reviews
Continuing Series
     RTN
An RTN expert provides everything you need to know about network-corrected real-time GNSS observations.
Click Here to begin the series,
or view the Article PDF's Here
76-PageFlip Compilation
of the entire series
Test Yourself

Got Answers?
Test your knowledge with NCEES-level questions.
  Start HERE
Meet the Authors
Check out our fine lineup of writers. Each an expert in his or her field.
Wow Factor
Sponsored By


Product Reviews
Partner Sites

machinecontrolonline 


lbszone.com

GISuser.com

GeoJobs.biz

GeoLearn

 

Spatial Media LLC properties

Associates

ASPRS

newsnow 

  The American Surveyor     

Intelligent Maptek Software Tools Turn Dense LiDAR Data Into Practical Results Print E-mail
Written by Maptek   
Monday, 23 February 2015

February 23, 2015 - Survey technology developer Maptek will demonstrate the power and simple workflow of I-Site Studio software for processing and modelling airborne data at this week’s lidar mapping forum in Denver.

By their very nature, datasets captured by UAVs and other aerial methods are large and often cumbersome to work with. Tools in I-Site Studio readily convert this point cloud data into practical digital deliverables.

 

‘I-Site workflows streamline the path from dense lidar data to useful output,’ said I-Site Engineer Clayton Fritz from Maptek. ‘Intelligent filtering options are the first step in making the file size manageable.’

 

‘Minimum point separation filters extraneous points without sacrificing detail. Users can also choose to keep the lowest points and screen out vegetation so an accurate, unobstructed topographic surface is the result. Accuracy is not lost for modelling surfaces and calculating volumes.

 

‘If point data is the required deliverable, then there’s nothing simpler than bringing the data into I-Site Studio, filtering to a size that can be managed by other programs and exporting the point cloud dataset.’

 

I-Site Studio allows surfaces to be exported as multiple different file types. Contours and sections can be generated with one click. Interactive CAD tools mean that geometry can be drawn directly onto data. Users can swap between views during editing.

 

Breaklines (also called toe and crest strings) are automatically generated for easy definition of mining faces and input to mine planning.

 

‘As aerial devices become more affordable for mapping extensive operations, users need multi-layered software to manage their data. I’m looking forward to showing ILMF visitors why I-Site Studio should be their software of choice, outperforming traditional methods in flexibility and power,’ concluded Fritz.

 

Watch the video to see the benefits of I-Site Studio in handling UAV data. 

 

About Maptek
Founded over 30 years ago, Maptek is a leading provider of innovative software, hardware and services for global mining. Maptek products are used at more than 1700 sites in over 70 countries, with solutions across the mining cycle from exploration to reclamation. Vulcan is one of the longest standing 3D mine planning and modelling packages. I-Site is integrated hardware and software for 3D laser scanning, surveying and imaging. PerfectDig provides a platform for design conformance. BlastLogic is intelligent 3D drill and blast management software. The Eureka environment is ideal for visualising and interpreting geophysical and seismic data. Sentry is a laser-based system for identifying trends in surface movements. Evolution provides strategic and tactical scheduling and optimisation tools.

 
< Prev   Next >

deliciousrssnewsletterlinkedinfacebooktwitter

Amerisurv Exclusive Online-only Article ticker
Featured Amerisurv Events
List Your Event Here
please
contact Amerisurv


Google
 
AMERISURV TOP NEWS

Carlson SurvCE &
SurvPC 6 Available

GOT NEWS? Send To
press [at] amerisurv.com
Online Internet Content

Sponsor


News Feeds

 
Subscribe to Amerisurv news & updates via RSS or get our Feedburn
xml feed

Need Help? See this RSS Tutorial

Historic Maps
Careers

post a job
Reach our audience of Professional land surveyors and Geo-Technology professionals with your GeoJobs career ad. Feel free to contact us if you need additional information.

 

Social Bookmarks

Amerisurv on Facebook 

Amerisurv LinkedIn Group 

Amerisurv Flickr Photos 

Amerisurv videos on YouTube 

twitter

 




The American Surveyor © All rights reserved / Privacy Statement
Spatial Media LLC
7820B Wormans Mill Road, #236
Frederick MD 21701
301-620-0784
301-695-1538 - fax