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TerraScan Function Matrix

  Main Window

 

File

 

Full

Lite

UAV

Drone project

New

 

 

x

 

Process data

 

 

x

Open block

x

x

 

Open inside fence

x

x

 

Read points

x

x

x

Read directory

x

x

x

Read reference points

x

x

x

Save points

x

x

x

Save points As

x

x

x

Cloud type

Airborne lidar

x

x

x

 

Mobile lidar

x

x

x

 

Stationary lidar

x

x

x

 

Airborne photo

x

x

x

 

Mobile photo

x

x

x

 

Stationary photo

x

x

x

 

Boat sonar

x

x

x

 

Mixed

x

x

x

Close points

x

x

x

 

Classify

 

Full

Lite

UAV

Routine

By class

x

x

x

 

Air points

x

 

x

 

Closeby points

x

 

x

 

Isolated points

x

 

x

 

Low points

x

 

x

 

Ground

x

 

x

 

Hard surface

x

 

x

 

Surface points

x

 

x

 

Below surface

x

 

x

 

By height from ground

x

 

x

 

By absolute elevation

x

 

x

 

By distance

x

 

x

 

By deviation

x

 

x

 

By echo

x

 

x

 

By echo difference

x

 

x

 

By echo length

x

 

x

 

By intensity

x

 

x

 

By color

x

 

x

 

By centerline

x

 

x

 

By section template

x

 

x

 

By time stamp

x

 

x

 

By angle

x

 

x

 

By scan diection

x

 

x

 

By normal vector

x

 

x

 

By range

x

 

x

 

By reliability

x

 

x

 

By scanner

x

 

x

 

By vegetation index

x

 

x

 

Railroad

x

 

x

 

Buildings

x

 

x

 

Walls

x

 

x

 

Model keypoints

x

x

x

 

Contour keypoints

x

x

x

 

Tunnel surfaces

x

x

 

Inside fence

x

x

x

3D Fence

x

x

x

Trajectory interval

x

 

x

Detect plane

x

 

x

Detect trees

x

 

x

Add point to ground

x

 

x

 

Tools

 

Full

Lite

UAV

Toolboxes

Main tool box

x

x

x

 

General

x

x

x

 

View laser

x

x

x

 

Draw

x

x

x

 

Model

x

x

x

 

Display set

x

x

x

 

Groups

x

x

x

 

Vectorize wires

x

 

x

 

Vectorize towers

x

 

x

 

View powerline

x

x

x

 

Waveform

x

 

 

 

Road

x

x

x

 

Railroad

x

x

x

 

Buildings

x

x

x

 

Building patches

x

x

x

 

Building edges

x

x

x

 

Trees

x

x

x

Show statistics

x

x

x

Macro *

x

 

x

Addon

View histogram

x

x

x

Draw bounding box

x

x

x

Draw into profile

x

x

x

Draw into sections

x

x

x

Draw polygons

x

x

x

Smoothen points

x

x

x

Thin points

x

x

x

Adjust to geoid

x

x

x

Convert geoid model

x

x

x

Transform loaded points

x

x

x

Transform known points

x

x

x

Output control report

x

x

x

Assign color to points

x

x

x

Compute distance

x

x

x

Compute normal vectors

x

x

x

Extract color from images

x

x

x

Extract echo properties

x

x

 

Fit to reference

x

x

x

Compare with reference

x

x

x

Sort

By time stamp

x

x

x

 

By line and time

x

x

x

 

By line, scanner and time

x

x

x

 

By xy location

x

x

x

 

By increasing X

x

x

x

 

By decreasing X

x

x

x

 

By increasing Y

x

x

x

 

By decreasing Y

x

x

x

 

By increasing Z

x

x

x

 

By decreasing Z

x

x

x

Read

Building models

x

x

x

 

Paint lines

x

x

x

 

Poles

x

x

x

 

Polygons

x

x

x

 

Section parameters

x

x

x

 

Slope arrows

x

x

x

 

Tree cells

x

x

x

 

Wires

x

x

x

  * details in separate table

View

Full

Lite

UAV

Small dialog

x

x

x

Medium dialog

x

x

x

Large dialog

x

x

x

Wide dialog

x

x

x

Fields

x

x

x

Header records

x

x

x

Color histograms

x

x

x

Fit view

x

x

x

Display mode

x

x

x

1 for airborne/mobile points only

Point

 

Full

Lite

UAV

Undo

x

x

x

From list

x

x

x

Edit selected

x

x

x

Select by class

x

x

x

Find

x

x

x

Delete

Selected points

x

x

x

 

By point class

x

x

x

 

By line

x

x

x

 

Inside fence

x

x

x

 

Outside fence

x

x

x

 

Using centerline

x

x

x

 

Measurement 2

Full

Lite

UAV

Translate

x

x

x

Rotate

x

x

x

Place target object

x

x

x

Transform

x

x

x

Fit point clouds

x

x

x

Modify numbering

x

x

x

2 for static terrestrial points only

Group

 

Full

Lite

UAV

Assign groups

x

 

x

Test parameters

x

 

x

Classify

By best match

x

 

x

 

By class

x

x

x

 

By centerline

x

x

x

 

By distance

x

 

x

 

By parameters

x

 

x

 

By vegetation index

x

 

x

 

One point per group

x

 

x

 

Moving objects

x

 

x

 

Trees

x

 

x

 

Non-grouped points

x

x

x

Clear by class

x

x

x

Copy from closest

x

x

x

Split by class

x

x

x

Inspect groups

x

x

x

Write group info

x

x

x

Write group points

x

x

x

 

Macro window

Full

Lite

UAV

File

New

x

 

x

 

Open

x

 

x

 

Save

x

 

x

 

Save as

x

 

x

Run

On loaded points

x

 

x

 

On selected files

x

 

 

 

  Main Toolbox

* details in separate table

 

5 no project capability

 

Define Project

Full

Lite

UAV

File

New project

x

x

 

 

Open project

x

x

 

 

Save project

x

x

 

 

Save project as

x

x

 

 

Edit project information

x

x

 

 

Import points into project

x

x

 

 

Import directory

x

x

 

Block

Add by boundaries

x

x

 

 

Add using files

x

x

 

 

Edit definition

x

x

 

 

Delete definition

x

x

 

 

Merge blocks

x

x

 

 

Lock selected

x

x

 

 

Release lock

x

x

 

 

Draw boundaries

x

x

 

 

Create along centerline

x

x

 

 

Create along tower string

x

x

 

 

Create along trajectories

x

x

 

 

Clip boundaries

x

x

 

 

Transform boundaries

x

x

 

View

Fields

x

x

 

 

Sort

x

x

 

Tools

Run macro

x

 

 

 

Adjust to geoid

x

x

 

 

Adjust xyz

x

x

 

 

Convert storage format

x

x

 

 

Output control report

x

x

 

 

Show statistics

x

x

 

 

Check coverage

x

x

 

 

Validate blocks

x

x

 

 

Merge small blocks

x

x

 

 

Copy from reference

x

x

 

 

Extract color from images

x

x

 

 

Extract echo properties

x

x

 

 

Export to Google Maps

x

x

 

 

Export lattice models

x

x

 

 

Export raster images

x

x

 

 

Export 3D ortho

x

x

 

 

Write by line

x

x

 

 

Output collections

x

x

 

 

Draw cloud boundaries

x

x

 

Manage Trajectories

Full

Lite

UAV

File

Set directory

x

x

x

 

Import files

x

x

x

 

Import directory

x

x

x

 

Import scanner positions

x

x

x

 

Deduce scanner positions

x

x

x

 

Deduce trajectories

x

x

x

 

Merge from GPS and INS

x

x

x

 

Import accuracy files

x

x

x

 

Output positions

x

x

x

Trajectory

Edit information

x

x

x

 

Assign number

x

x

x

 

Set accuracy

x

x

x

 

Delete

x

x

x

 

View positions

x

x

x

View

Sort

x

x

x

 

Fields

x

x

x

Tools

Split

x

x

x

 

Cut turnarounds

x

x

x

 

Delete by polygons

x

x

x

 

Split at laser gaps

x

x

x5

 

Link to waveform files

x

x

 

 

Renumber trajectories

x

x

x

 

Thin positions

x

x

x

 

Transform

x

x

x

 

Add lever arm

x

x

x

 

Adjust to geoid

x

x

x

 

Convert angles

x

x

x

 

Convert time stamps

x

x

x

 

Create macro

For stops and turns

x

x

x

 

 

For poor accuracy

x

x

x

 

 

For repeated passes

x

x

x

 

Smoothen stops

x

x

x

 

Draw into design

x

x

x

5 no project capability

5 no project capability

Building Patches

Full

Lite

UAV

Split building

x

x

x

Split patch

x

x

x

Merge patches

x

x

x

Apply plane symmetry

x

x

x

Match roof elevation

x

x

x

Remove patch

x

x

x

Remove details

x

x

x

Draw building section

x

x

x

Extrude building

x

x

x

 

Railroad

Full

Lite

UAV

Place railroad string

x

x

x

Fit railroad string

x

x

x

Find rails

x

x

x

Find wires

x

x

x

Check wire ends

x

x

x

Find poles

x

x

x

Output poles

x

x

x

 

Groups

Full

Lite

UAV

Create point group

x

x

x

Merge point groups

x

x

x

Add points to group

x

x

x

Clear group fence

x

x

x

Vectorize Wires

Full

Lite

UAV

Place tower string

x

 

x

Activate power line

x

x3

x

Detect wires

x

 

x

Place catenary string

x

 

x

Check catenary attachments

x

 

x

Assign wire attributes

x

 

x

3 in View Powerline toolbar

Displayset

Full

Lite

UAV

Add points to displayset

x

x

x

Remove points from displayset

x

x

x

Clear displayset

x

x

x

Waveform

Full

Lite

UAV

View waveform

x

 

 

Extract echoes

x

 

 

TerraScan User Guide   26.07.2021   © 2021 Terrasolid Ltd