community asks ESRI & ASPRS to keep LiDAR open

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community asks ESRI & ASPRS to keep LiDAR open

Post by lastools »

Hello from @rapidlasso,

The geospatial community has published an Open Letter asking stakeholders to avoid fragmentation in LiDAR storage standards, something the inappropriately named "Optimized LAS" format by ESRI is in the process of creating. If you care about this too, please sign the letter here:

The story has been picked up by the IT press and numerous blogs such as:,op ... plans.aspx ... ar-format/ ... k-in-plans ... atial.html ... dards.html ... and-things ... 15341.html ... 09710.html
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