Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common questions about Pointscene

Standard pricing is project – based. We offer monthly or yearly subscriptions with Basic or Automation feature set.

We also offer scalable enterprise packages for corporations with multiple simultaneous worksites.  Contact sales@pointscene.com for more details.

Pointscene is not priced by data amount, our aim is to offer enough storage space for your project’s purpose.

The Basic license package has a 1TB soft limit for data storage and can be easily scaled up.

We have no limitations of members on a site! All owners have the right to invite new users by email.

Only Owners have the right to make data accessible to outsiders of Pointscene. Ask your Site Owner or support@pointscene.com to be added.

Rasters, photos and point clouds.

  • Rasters can be orthoimages or digital surface  DEM/DSM models (GeoTIFF, JPG+JGW, PNG+PGW, JP2,…)
  • Photos can be geolocated planar photos or 360° panoramas with metadata (equirectangular .jpg + .csv orientations)
  • point clouds can be created by photogrammetry or using SLAM,  mobile, airborne or terrestrial/stationary collected point clouds (.las, .laz or .E57). We also support other point clouds, e.g.  bathymetric point clouds, as long as they are in support formats.

No. Usually our customers capture and process their own drone data, or use subcontractors for that. We concentrate on handling and streaming data as a web services to all necessary project stakeholders. Although, we work closely with international drone and laser scanning service providers and can offer drone and laser scanning services on request. 

No. Pointscene software doesn’t do photogrammetric processing for drone captured raw photos. We provide the cloud service and middleware of handling and streaming drone data in a web browser or other software. We recommend using  commercial drone photogrammetric modeling software (Pix4D, Agisoft Metashape, RealityCapture etc) for data photogrammetric processing. Here are sample videos of how to export data from these software into Pointscene use. We also can do the processing as a service for you.

Link to videos

Yes and no. Yes, if we can manually add the data to your site. There is no user interface yet for doing that. Please contact support@pointscene.com to have support for drawing or other vector map layers.

No. We don’t support IFC models, as we recommend integrating Pointscene data into your familiar IFC viewer software. The most popular software is Trimble Connect. If your software doesn’t support Pointscene web services, please contact support@pointscene.com

No. Pointscene Site has default settings and once the browser is refreshed, all layer and date option update to default. All users have the same default view once they open the site.

Yes and no. There is no built-in “print” option, but you can use “Ctrl+P” to print the page.

Yes and no. By clicking on the measurement, you will get the measurement results in the panel on the right. You can copy+paste the items one by one. The measurement geometry will be lost once point cloud view is closed or the page is refreshed.

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