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If you you need to import a LAZ/LAS point cloud into AutoCAD you should check out the LAStoDXFPointCloud tool found at http://lidarwidgets.com It can work on a single file or batch convert an entire folder of LIDAR files (binary compressed or uncompressed) to DXF point clouds. If you need a true 3D vector model of the terrain surface, there's another tool ...
Using AutoCAD Map 3D 2015 You need to create an index file for the .las file with coordinate system set. You might need to switch from 2D to 3D mode to have the .las rendered This styled using the elevation style
Mapalomalia can do that and it's free for public use. What you are trying to do has problems when geometry changes abruptly or topology changes in any way. Most commercial software I've researched triangulates horizons from top to bottom, (or you have to pick them manually). However, you have to preserve topology, and have a close geometry. That's why they ...
Turns out that the problem was the field of view on my camera. I lowered it and with a little tweaking everything looked exactly the same. In addition to that I made some lat/lng debug points on the sphere and they matched up perfectly, so I knew that all of my math / projection was right.
Here's a potential approach: I haven't tried this so your mileage may vary, but it should be quite doable (but it might require rather heavy-duty scripting). I'm starting to think in a similar direction for some projects I'm working on. Ingredients: QGIS PostGIS (likely the best storage medium for relational data but others could potentially be used) ...
You need to set the PGBIN variable correctly in your CREATE_DB.bat script. It needs to point to the path containing the psql.exe. In my case it looks like the following: set PGBIN=set PGBIN=C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\9.5\bin Hope that helps!
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