How to use compile LASTOOLS to work with your point clouds

Keep your compiler warm and let’s build this fantastic command line tool set for your LIDAR processing.

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to compile a set of command line tools by Rapidlasso called Lastools, which are very convenient when working with lidar and point cloud data.

🌍 What is LIDAR?

LIDAR, also known as 3D laser scanning, is a method for determining ranges by targeting an object or a surface with a laser and measuring the time for the reflected light to return to the receiver.