3D Mesh Created in MicroStation from a LiDAR Point Cloud Exported from Equator
Step 1: Source LiDAR Point Cloud
If you already have a LiDAR point cloud, you can skip down to Step 2. If you need a LiDAR point cloud, follow the steps below to generate a .laz file using Equator.
Locate your project site by using the Search tab or simply zooming into your site.
Create your site boundaries by clicking on the +NEW SITE button on the bottom left of the screen. Use one of the predefined boundary boxes or create a custom boundary. Don’t forget to name your project site.
Under the Data tab, click on the Point Cloud option.
The Point Cloud dialog box will appear. Select your project site, source dataset and any customizations. Then click Generate.
The point cloud for your project site will appear within the site boundary.
To export the point cloud out of Equator, go to the Layers tab and click the download button beside the point cloud layer.
The Customize Download dialog box will appear. Select LAZ (Ground) as your format, set your coordinate system, and press Process.
Your LiDAR point cloud (.laz file) will download into your Downloads file.
Download LiDAR Point Cloud from Equator, Steps 1-8