Automatic Digital Surface Modeling and Contour Creation
Product Description +
Contour Creator generates and stores permanent contours into .DXF or CAD or GIS drawings. Once editing the terrain model is complete, run Contour Creator to check for blunders and crossed contours, smooth the resulting lines, symbolize, and place them on their appropriate database category.Input for Contour Creator includes point and vector data to define breaklines, soft breaklines, exclusion areas (such as buildings), and inclusion areas (such as outer clipping boundaries).The program inputs and outputs from files on disk and/or directly into active AutoCAD, MicroStation, or ArcGIS (active ArcGIS is available only when DAT/EM Summit Evolution is installed with DAT/EM Capture for ArcGIS). Contour Creator automatically generates elevation contours and/or TIN lines. Contour Creator is included with Summit Evolution Professional Edition and LandScape. It is also available for purchase as a stand-alone product.
Key Features +
—Accepts input from many industry standard point file formats and accepts multiple input formats at one time.
—Allows user to select specific layers or levels from active AutoCAD, MicroStation, or ArcGIS.
—Allows selection of layers or levels from the reference files in AutoCAD and MicroStation.
—Essential tools such as automatic depression contour identification, TIN- or grid-based calculations and contour exclusion.