LAStools Toolbox now also for ERDAS IMAGINE 2015

The Augustrelease of LAStools from rapidlasso GmbHnow also contains a toolbox for the latest 15.1version ofERDAS IMAGINE2015fromHexagon Geospatial. The two companies had announced their cooperation earlier this year after releasing the first version of aLiDAR processing toolbox based on LAStools for the 2014 version of ERDAS IMAGINE. Forthe new 2015 version of the toolbox the installation procedure has beensignificanlty simplified sothat users of ERDAS IMAGINEcan just momentsafter downloading LAStools utilize 19of the most popular LiDAR processing modules from rapidlasso GmbHeither via the icons of anew toolbar or as operators within the IMAGINE Spatial Modeler framework.

Thetoolboxes for the 2014 and the 2015 version of ERDAS IMAGINEare bothdistributedwith the latestLAStoolsrelease. They instantly augment the existing image analysis tools of ERDAS IMAGINE with the widely-popular point processing capabilities of LAStools. The new toolsempower users to validate, quality-check, clean, classify, thin, raster, contour, and compress LiDAR pointclouds in LAS or LAZ formats as well as directly consume and further analyze the resulting raster or vector products with the rich functionality of ERDAS IMAGINE.

About rapidlasso GmbH:
Technology powerhouserapidlasso GmbH specializes in efficient LiDAR processing tools that are widely known for their high productivity. They combine robust algorithms with efficient I/O and clever memory management to achieve high throughput for data sets containing billions of points. The companys flagship product the LAStools software suite has deep market penetration and is heavily used in industry, government agencies, research labs, and educational institutions. Visit for more information.

About Hexagon Geospatial:
Hexagon Geospatial helps you make sense of the dynamically changing world. Hexagon Geospatial provides the software products and platforms to a large variety of customers through direct sales, channel partners and other Hexagon businesses. For more information, visit Hexagon Geospatial is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagons solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information, automate business processes and improve productivity. They are used in a broad range of vital industries. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 15,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of approximately 3.1bn USD. Learn more at