Point Clouds as the Future Topographic Core Data: Technologies and Means towards a Paradigm Shift

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Could 3D point cloud data be used as the framework for topographic information in the future? Point clouds can be captured with an ever-increasing number of means from ground-based, airborne and spaceborne platforms to understand the surrounding reality and detect critical developments. What are the future technologies and processes that will build the capability for high-density 3D data? This article explores the possibilities based on the latest developments in the industry.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-23
Number of pages4
JournalGIM International
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2019
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

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