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									             2009 ASPRS LIDAR Panel


Innovative solutions from Overwatch Geospatial Operations




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Industry Leading COTS Products




 Image Processing, Exploitation, and Analysis      Image Exploitation and Analysis      Extraction of 2D/3D features from Raster

            RemoteView                                 ELT 5500/3500                             Feature Analyst




 Extraction of 3D features from LIDAR data      Advanced 3D Exploitation and Analysis

             LIDAR Analyst                                Urban Analyst

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Geospatial Analyst Suite™




 OVERWATCH Geospatial Operations
LIDAR Analyst Key Features
    •   Work with Point Clouds, 
        ASCII, Shapefiles, and DEM 
        Raster Data.
    •   Convert ASCII/ Text and 
        Shapefiles to .LAS format
    •   Quickly generate and modify 
        DEM’s (bare-earth)
    •   Process data in a variety of 
        map units
    •   Collect buildings, individual 
        trees and forest canopy
    •   Classify LAS data
    •   Generate variety of analysis 
        layers
    •   Extract multi-component and 
        complex building features
    •   Advanced building edit tools
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GENERAL PROJECT WORKFLOW
  –    Review Data

  –    Convert LAS to DEM

  –    Extract/Refine Bare-Earth

  –    Extract/Refine Buildings

  –    Extract Vegetation

  –    Generate Contours

  –    Classify Point Cloud

  –    Visualize in 3D




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LIDAR Analyst® cont.
                             Accuracy*
                             •     Bare – earth:
                                    – RMSE as low as 0.12 meters under leaf off conditions
                             •     Buildings:
                                    – An overall accuracy as high as 97.4 percent

                             Speed*
                             •     Bare – earth:
                                    – Average processing speed of 86 seconds per km2
                             •     Buildings:
                                    – 11,000 buildings in 9 minutes over an Urban High
                                          Density Area of 33 sq km
                                        (Los Angles East)
                             •     Trees:
                                    – 100,000 trees were extracted from a Forested Semi-
                                        Rural Area in 6 minutes
                                        over a 50 sq km extent (Stafford, CT )


                             * Done with the U.S Army’s Engineering and Research
                                 Development Center (ERDC) Topographic Engineering
                                 Center (TEC)
                             * Ground control data provided by ERDC-TEC


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3D Rooftop Modeling
  • Extract complex buildings, 
     including domes, stadiums, 
     and multi-component 
     buildings.




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Advanced 3D Editing Tools




                                    Auto-split 
                                    Buildings




                                    Courtyard 
                                    Tool



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Extraction of trees/forest canopies

• Extract forest canopy

• Extract individual tree crowns 
  and automatically attribute with 
  crown width, stem diameter, and 
  tree height




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Contour Extraction
 •   Automatically extract contour lines at 
     user specified intervals from a bare 
     earth layer

 •   Output is 3D polyline shape file 




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What’s new in LIDAR Analyst 4.2

 • Improved Spatial Referencing of DEMs – View and define spatial 
    reference information during DEM generation
 • Optimizations for all underlying algorithms
 • Improved attribution for tree crowns and forest polygons
 • Batch processing – Apply previously-generated models to additional 
    datasets
 • Export to KML – Visualize your results with Google Earth
 • Control point analysis - Compare extracted elevation values (from a 
    bare earth DEM) to ground truth control points stored in a shape file 
 • Assign Coordinate Systems to LAS files


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LIDAR Analyst 5.0

 LA 5.0 is tentatively scheduled for release in June, 2009.
 Proposed features include:
 • Interoperability with Feature Analyst to allow users to 
    create workflow models that include both LIDAR Analyst 
    and Feature Analyst processes.
 • Power pole/power lines extraction tools
 • Other minor enhancements/bug fixes previously identified 
    by existing customers.

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Overwatch Solutions Are Client Tested
                         Sample of Government Clients:
                         Sample of Government Clients:    Sample of Commercial Clients:
                                                          Sample of Commercial Clients:
Overwatch                  • NGA
                           • NGA                            • Adams, Rehmann, Heggan, 
                                                            • Adams, Rehmann, Heggan, 
software                   •
                           •   OSM
                               OSM                            & Associates Inc. 
                                                              & Associates Inc. 
resides on                 •
                           •   All US Armed Forces 
                               All US Armed Forces 
over 30,000+                   Branches 
                               Branches                     • Aramco Services Co 
                                                            • Aramco Services Co 
workstations               • NOAA
                           • NOAA                           • Digital Globe
                                                            • Digital Globe
world wide.                • USGS                           • Bechtel 
                                                            • Bechtel 
                           • USGS
•    Federal               • US Forest Service
                           • US Forest Service              • GeoSyntec Consultants 
                                                            • GeoSyntec Consultants 
•    State                 • Dept. of Homeland Security
                           • Dept. of Homeland Security     • Greenhorne and O'Mara 
                                                            • Greenhorne and O'Mara 
•    Local                 • BLM
                           • BLM                            • Lockheed Martin 
                                                            • Lockheed Martin 
•    University                                             • NavTech
                                                            • NavTech
                           • Nat’l Parks Service
                           • Nat’l Parks Service
•    Non-profits.                                           • Raytheon    
                           • Environment Canada
                           • Environment Canada             • Raytheon    

                           • Parks Canada
                           • Parks Canada                   • Sanborn
                                                            • Sanborn


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                   For more information please contact:

                   Steve Symington
                   ssymington@overwatch.textron.com
                   406-829-1384x238

                   Overwatch Geospatial Operations
                   1719 Dearborn Ave.
                   Missoula, MT 59806



             Download a trial version of our software 

             anytime at http://www.lidaranalyst.com

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