scan data with ATS Uniform
Uniform Filter is used to export
uniformly filtered scan data in
xyz and E57 format from FARO
Scene. This is useful for many
Filter can return data in xyz
format (human readable ASCII: x,
y, z, red, green, blue) and E57
format. An xyz file exported via
ATS Uniform Filter can be ten or
even hundred times smaller than
the same file exported by SCENE in
xyz format, depending on settings.
exported files become much
- Third party
programs that can't handle
large amounts of scan points
have an easier time working
with the heavily reduced
amount of points.
software. Examples are volume
calculations, 3D printing,
ground models, etc.
- Saves time
during file conversions.
- E57 and xyz
is supported by many third
ATS Uniform Filter is easy to use
as it simply adds a filter option
to the right click meny of scans
or clipping box. The user then
selects how far the cutoff point
for data should be and the minimum
amount of space between points.
Finally an output path is selected
and the filtering can begin.
Notice: Due to problems in SCENE
5.1 the data exported by the
filter will be incorrect if
coordinates are very large (such
as for GPS-located data). This has
been fixed in SCENE 5.2.
- Minimizes file size during
true uniform data (better than
many alternative software)
- Fast and
- Easier to
import and work with in third
defined distance limit (points
far away from scanner not
- Export from
scan folders, individual scans
or a 3D clipping box
files download (E57):
to use Uniform Filter
use settings dialog