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Upload Point Cloud

Upload Reality Capture

TABLE OF CONTENTS

With Cupix Connect, you can upload point cloud and image data captured with 3rd party systems.


Supported File Formats

These are the currently supported cloud point file formats: 

  • E57 (ASTM vendor neutral file format for storing point clouds, images, and metadata)
  • LAS (LASer File Format from American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) 
  • LAZ (lossless LiDAR compressed LAS File Format) 
  • PLY (Polygon File Format or the Stanford Triangle Format) 
  • PTS (Leica Single Scan File Format) 
  • RCP (Autodesk ReCap Project File Format)* 
  • RCS (Autodesk ReCap Scan File Format)* 
  • XYZ (generic ASCII/ Binary point cloud File Format)

(* = Note that RCP and RCS are only supported by Connect for Windows. The Mac version does not support these file formats.)



Upload a Reality Capture (E57 excluded)

1. Click on Upload Reality Capture.

2. Select the File:

    A. Click on the Select button.

    B. Find your file, select it, then click the Open button.

    C. Once you see the name of the file, click the Next button.

3. Select the settings for the Area:

    A. Name the point cloud area.

    B. Choose a Workspace.

    C. Choose an existing Project.

    D. Add to an existing Capture or create a new one.

    E. Choose a Level or create a new one.

Click on the Next button.

4. Before uploading the file, choose whether to compress the point cloud, or not. Once you are ready, click the Upload button.

5. You should see some pop-up messages showing the file being prepared, initialized, and uploaded.

6. Uploading is complete. Once it is done, you will be returned to the home screen where a pop up will confirm it as complete. Click on the Ok button to finish the process.


Upload a Reality Capture (E57 specific)

(IMPORTANT NOTE: For Matterport files, we only support upload of the pano image and metadata. Support for Matterport point clouds coming soon.)

1. Click on Upload Reality Capture.

2. Select the File:

    A. Click on the Select button.

    B. Find your file, select it, then click the Open button.

    C. Once you see the name of the file selected, choose the E57 file type:

  • Leica
  • Matterport
  • NavVis
  • Others

   D. Click on the Next button.

3. Select the settings for the Area:

    A. Name the point cloud area.

    B. Choose a Workspace.

    C. Choose an existing Project.

    D. Add to an existing Capture or create a new one.

    E. Choose a Level or create a new one.

Click on the Next button.


4. The file will be compressed. Once the process is complete, click the Upload button.

5. You should see some pop-up messages showing the files being prepared, initialized, and uploaded.

6. Uploading is complete. Once it is done, you will be returned to the home screen where a pop up will confirm it as complete. Click on the Ok button to finish the process.


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