On 5/24/2016 10:07 AM, Mengshi wrote:
> Stephen <mca### [at] aolcom> wrote:
>> On 5/24/2016 9:02 AM, Mengshi wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I want to use the POV-RAY with LIDAR dara. The format of Lidar data could be
>>> ascii file (txt,csv), or las/laz,all including X,Y,Z.
>>> So do you have any recommend tools for transforming xyz data into .pov format??
>> Is this a cloud of points or does it have some structure?
>> What is the typical file size and number of points? If you have a small
>> example it would help.
> It just a cloud of points, about 4162388 points.
> X Y Z
> 35174.97656250 446497.71875000 -0.569999
> 35174.97656250 446497.71875000 8.0200046
> 35174.97656250 446497.71875000 6.2580003
Have a look at Meshlab http://meshlab.sourceforge.net/
That should allow you to turn your point cloud into a mesh. Then you can
convert it to a povray include file with poseray.
You could also search for Point Clout and PovRay. It will return a few
threads you could read.
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