creators of LAStools, LASzip, and PulseWaves
Our LiDAR processing tools are widely known for their blazing speeds and high productivity. Our software combines robust algorithms with efficient I/O and clever memory management to achieve high throughput for data sets containing billions of points.
Our popular LAStools software suite has deep market penetration and is heavily used in the commercial sector, government agencies, research labs, and educational institutions alike — filtering, tiling, rasterizing, triangulating, converting, clipping, quality-checking, etc. TeraBytes of LiDAR every day.
Our flagship product is the LAStools software suite, which is an easy download and is available for licensing (see pricing). It is a collection of highly efficient, batch-scriptable, multicore command line tools. We have tools to classify, tile, convert, filter, raster, triangulate, contour, clip, and polygonize LiDAR data (to name just a few functions). All of the tools can also be run via a native GUI and are available as a LiDAR processing toolboxes for ArcGIS and up, for QGIS and up, and for ERDAS IMAGINE .
LAStools are the fastest and most memory efficient solution for batch-scripted multi-core LiDAR processing and can turn billions of LiDAR points into useful products at blazing speeds and with low memory requirements. For seamless processing of large amounts of LiDAR we further offer the BLAST extension of LAStools.
The BLAST extension of LAStools utilizes unique “streaming TIN” technology to seamlessly triangulate billions of points for subsequent rasterization into a DEM with blast2dem or extraction of elevation contours with blast2iso. The BLAST extension is available for stand-alone licensing as well as a discounted add-on to the LAStools software suite (see pricing).
The BLAST extension are two highly efficient, batch-scriptable, multicore command line tools. They can also be run via a their native GUI or through the LiDAR processing toolboxes for ArcGIS , QGIS and for ERDAS IMAGINE .
The BLAST extension of LAStools is the fastest and most memory efficient solution to seamlessly process billions of LiDAR points into DTMs, DSMs, CHMs, or elevation contours.