Point Cloud Viewer

Access and view millions of hectares of built-in LiDAR point cloud data, or upload your own, using Equator.

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Point Cloud Viewer

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What is Equator?

Equator is online map-making software for civil engineers, architects, and designers. Equator includes thousands of built-in data sets, like LiDAR and DEMs and easy-to-use design and map making tools. Create accurate, professional maps in minutes!

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Viewing point clouds in Equator

  • Navigate to your location of interest
  • Select a point cloud data set from the menu
  • Clip point cloud data to your site limits
  • Format point cloud colour and visibility settings
  • Download point cloud data in .laz format

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Equator GIS CAD Software Integrations

Integrate your map with other software

We’ve made it easy to integrate into your current workflow to get you up and running without friction.

Equator supports popular GIS and CAD data formats, so map layers like LiDAR can be easily exported to Civil 3D, ArcGIS, Google Earth, or other platforms.

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How to Get Started

Step 1

Open Equator, a map-making platform that works in your browser.

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Step 2

Create an account by signing up with your favorite email address.

Step 3

Use the built-in search engine and design tools to find elevation data and build your map.

Frequently Asked Questions

A point cloud map is a three-dimensional representation of a physical space. It consists of points in space, usually generated by lasers, that are clustered together to create a mesh. This mesh can be used to generate a variety of maps, including topographical maps, cityscapes, and even 3D models of buildings. Point cloud mapping is an increasingly important technology for engineers and students who need to understand physical spaces.

Point cloud maps can be generated from laser scans, sonar scans, or photogrammetry. They are often used in engineering and architecture projects, as well as in land surveying and 3D printing

A wide variety of industries use point cloud mapping, including but not limited to: the construction industry, civil engineers, and architectures.  Point cloud map’s detailed representation of real-world objects and terrain make its applications more and more popular