LAStools Toolbox for ERDAS IMAGINE 2014 Released

PRESS RELEASE (for immediate release)
April 8, 2015
rapidlasso GmbH, Gilching, Germany

The latest release of LAStools from rapidlasso GmbH contains a new toolbox for ERDAS IMAGINE®2014, allowing the users of Hexagon Geospatial’s powerful remote sensing software to utilize the popular rapidlasso LiDAR processing modules. The tools have been fully integrated into the software so that they are also available as operators within the IMAGINE Spatial Modeler framework.

This new ERDAS IMAGINE 2014 toolbox is included in the latest version of the LAStools distribution. This release instantly augments the existing image analysis tools of ERDAS IMAGINE 2014 with the widely-popular point processing capabilities of LAStools. These new tools empower users to validate, quality-check, clean, classify, thin, raster, contour, and compress LiDAR pointclouds in LAS or LAZ formats as well as directly consume and further analyze the resulting raster or vector products with the rich functionality of ERDAS IMAGINE.

Sample LAStools workflow created with the IMAGINE Spatial Modeler.

Sample LAStools workflow created with the Spatial Modeler of ERDAS IMAGINE.

About rapidlasso GmbH:
Technology powerhouse rapidlasso GmbH specializes in efficient LiDAR processing tools that are widely known for their high productivity. They combine robust algorithms with efficient I/O and clever memory management to achieve high throughput for data sets containing billions of points. The company’s flagship product – the LAStools software suite – has deep market penetration and is heavily used in industry, government agencies, research labs, and educational institutions. Visit http://rapidlasso.com for more information.

About Hexagon Geospatial:
Hexagon Geospatial helps you make sense of the dynamically changing world. Hexagon Geospatial provides the software products and platforms to a large variety of customers through direct sales, channel partners and other Hexagon businesses. For more information, visit http://hexagongeospatial.com.

Hexagon Geospatial is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information, automate business processes and improve productivity. They are used in a broad range of vital industries. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 15,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of approximately 3.1bn USD. Learn more at http://hexagon.com.

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