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Topo Analyst automatically tests and verifies the accuracy of elevation data products. Topo Analyst lets you test LiDAR point cloud data, DEM data products, and other raster elevation data such as IFSAR elevation data products. With Topo Analyst you can make sure you are producing, buying, or using elevation data that meet your specifications and mapping needs. Start with Topo Analyst and add the LiDAR Testing Extension to provide a complete solution for LiDAR elevation data verification and quality control. Combine your purchase of Topo Analyst with Accuracy Analyst for discounts and to multiply the benefits of using tools that Add Efficiency and Eliminate Data Flaws!
Topo Analyst is a standalone Windows-based software tool that enables rapid verification and review of LiDAR point cloud data (LAS file format) as well as raster DEM data that may be derived from LiDAR. Topo Analyst can test DEM data without LiDAR data so it is suitable for general elevation data testing.
OS Requirements: Topo Analyst requires Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or more recent releases of Microsoft Windows OS. For Windows 7 systems, some redistribution files may be needed prior to installation. Please see the install notes for further details.
Topo Analyst requires .NET 3.5 Service Pack 1. The .NET framework and service packs are available without cost via the internet from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads
Minimum System Requirements: A screen resolution of at least 1280 x 1024 is required. System configurations should include a CPU with speed greater than 1 GHz, 1GB or more of system memory, and local, attached, or high performance network storage for data access.
Recommended Configurations: For ideal performance, users should consider multi-processor systems with CPU speeds in excess of 2GHz with 3GB of system memory and a dedicated graphics card. Typical user configurations may include multiple monitors which can make using Topo Analyst more efficient and effective. Screen resolutions higher than 1280 x 1024 are recommended and it should be noted that a high resolution monitor and a dedicated graphics card can dramatically enhance performance of elevation data verification and review.