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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

The Proposed LAS 1.4 Specification Crashes Software and Corrupts Data

The LAS format – introduced in 2004 by the ASPRS – has become the de-facto international standard for storing and exchanging point data acquired by airborne LIDAR scanners. It has wide acceptance and can be read and written by almost any LIDAR processing software. There now exist Exabytes of LIDAR that can easily be exchanged