A Tool package matlas_tools is now available at Finnish Geodetic Institute’s Open programs and tools webpage. The tool package interfaces reading and writing functions of LASlib point cloud processing library to access ASPRS .las format and its compressed derivative format, .laz, directly in MATLAB.
New 3D demos from Sundsberg, Masala Kirkkonummi are now available here.
A book ”Laserkeilaus metsävarojen hallinnassa” written by Markus Holopainen, Juha Hyyppä and Mikko Vastaranta has been published in the publication series of Helsinki University Department of Forest Sciences. (ISBN: 978-952-10-4533-2)
Unconvential LIDAR mapping, such as mapping from air (Airborne Laser Scanning, ALS), terrestrial (Terrestrial Laser Scanning, TLS) and mobile (Mobile Laser Scanning, MLS) platforms will be a strong focus of the department of remote sensing and photogrammetry and Centre of Excellence. Juha Hyyppä has recently given presentations on the development and future prospects of the field in the 54th Photogrammetic week, Stuttgart and ICASD workshop, Köln, and will be a keynote speaker in Silvilaser Conference, Beijing