Key features and enhancements for each product of this release are summarized below
Cyclone now fully supports data from the ScanStation P50.
Cyclone now fully supports native HDR imagery collected by the BLK360.
The BLK360 import dialogue box has been improved to allow the user to manage the BLK360’s capture settings and to select all scans for import.
Cyclone now supports the import of the new BLK360 format (*.blk) from the new BLK360 Data Manager tool, including native HDR imagery as an offline process, freeing up Cyclone licenses
New option to control if Auto Aligner is used during the import of external camera kit imagery collected from the ScanStation C and P Series scanners.
Cyclone REGISTER 360 1.4.1
Cyclone REGISTER 360 now fully supports native HDR imagery collected by the BLK360.
Point cloud cleaning has been enhanced
Points can now be fenced and deleted in the Visual Alignment window to help with Cloud-to-Cloud operations.
Using the fence tool points can be deleted in either the Bundle cloud or Setup cloud view
Cyclone REGISTER 360 now supports the import of the new BLK format (*.blk) from the new BLK Data Manager tool including native HDR imagery.
Cyclone REGISTER 360 now supports the import of ScanStation P50 data.
PTX and PTG can be exported as a single file or separate individual scan files.
PTS exports the single registered point cloud generated by Cyclone REGISTER 360.
Can now be exported as a single file or separate files
Pano images are now written to the E57 file
Colors applied post-import are now supported
TruView cube-map image resolution can now be selected upon export.
The user may customize their navigation experience by turning on or off transition animations
Users may now control Cloud-to-Cloud alignment settings
JetStream Enterprise 1.4.1
High Dynamic Range Pano Images can now be published from Cyclone and Cyclone REGISTER 360 to JetStream Enterprise.
*.JSV files are now exported with background panoramic imagery (if available).
JetStream Viewer and JetStream Viewer Portable 1.4.1
The look and feel of JetStream Viewer has been improved with smoother transitions between setups and additional hotkeys.
When HDR pano images are available, you can now adjust the brightness with a convenient slider.
BLK360 Data Manager
The Leica BLK360 Data Manager utility has been introduced as a companion software utility to the BLK360 imaging scanner and Cyclone and Cyclone REGISTER 360 to allow users to download and save their *.blk data externally for archiving purposes. The BLK360 Data Manager also allows the user to control the imaging scanner’s capture settings as detailed below. Once data is downloaded from the data manager, it can be imported to Cyclone or Cyclone REGISTER 360 as with any other scan data.
The BLK360 Data Manager is a no cost, no license utility.
BLK360 Download and Import Settings
Users can select individual scans or all scans on the device
Users can download or delete selected scans
BLK360 Capture Settings
User can select scan density
User can select LDR or HDR imagery
User can set EV (image exposure)
Leica Geosystems HDS Cyclone is the market leading point cloud processing software. It is a family of software modules that provides the widest set of work process options for 3D laser scanning projects in engineering, surveying, construction and related applications.
For organisations that need to add point cloud data to their process, Leica Cyclone is the only solution that can create all of the deliverables you need. Unlike other scanning providers, our product efficiently delivers on the entire set of project requirements; which ensures your organisation’s profitability.
The Cyclone family of products is a key part of the complete solution. The various Cyclone modules take users from start to finish for every type of point cloud project.
There are modules to take advantage of the unique Leica Geosystems laser scanners field data collection operations, such as traverse, back-sight and resection for rich survey-grade collection and registration of data. This includes wizard-like automation routines that do all the work for the user as well as the industries richest set of QA/QC and survey adjustment and analysis tools.
There are other modules dedicated to generating a vast array of deliverables from reports to maps and 3D models, movies/animations, and light weight 3D data formats that can be distributed freely over the web. These modules support a wide range of industries and workflows including civil engineering, as-built 3D models, topographic surveys, BIM models and much more.