PCI Conversion Utility for FARO 5.2
Posted by Brian Sloman on 31 March 2016 08:56 AM
Users with a FARO Laser Scanner can convert their FARO point cloud files (*.FLS,*.FWS) to Leica PCI format using this application. This version supports the FARO 5.2 format.
Note: This installation requires one of the following products to be installed prior to installation of the PCI Conversion Utility. An error stating "Leica pcE v184.108.40.20606 was not found. Please install a compatible MicroSurvey point cloud enabled product and try again." will result during installation of the PCI Conversion Utility if one of these specific products are not installed:
Step 1: Download and install any one of the compatible MicroSurvey or MapScenes products listed above.
Step 2: Download and install the PCI Conversion Utility from the link above.
Step 1: Launch the conversion utility from Start | All Programs | MicroSurvey | PCI Conversion Utility for FARO.
Step 2: In the conversion utility, select your FARO .fls or .fws file as a source file. The conversion utility will create a .pcg file and a series of .pci files.
Step 3: Launch your MicroSurvey product, run the Point Cloud Linework command, and open the .pcg file.
Please see this movie for an overview of these steps.