RDB - RIEGL Database

Driver short name

RDB

New in version 3.1.

GDAL can read *.mpx files in the RDB format, the in-house format used by RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH through the RDB library.

The driver relies on the RDB library, which can be downloaded here. The minimum version required of the rdblib is 2.2.0.

Driver capabilities

Supports Georeferencing

This driver supports georeferencing

Provided Bands

All attributes stored in the RDB, but the coordinates, are provided in bands. Vector attributes are split up into multiple bands. The attributes are currently mapped as follows:

RDB attribute

GDAL Band

riegl.surface_normal[0],

riegl.surface_normal[1],

riegl.surface_normal[2]

Band 1

Band 2

Band 3

riegl.reflectance

Band 4

riegl.amplitude

Band 5

riegl.deviation

Band 6

riegl.point_count

Band 7

riegl.pca_thickness

Band 8

riegl.std_dev

Band 9

riegl.height_center

Band 10

riegl.height_mean

Band 11

riegl.height_min

Band 12

riegl.height_max

Band 13

pixel_linear_sums[0]

pixel_linear_sums[1]

pixel_linear_sums[2]

Band 14

Band 15

Band 16

pixel_square_sums[0]

pixel_square_sums[1]

pixel_square_sums[2]

pixel_square_sums[3]

pixel_square_sums[4]

pixel_square_sums[5]

Band 17

Band 18

Band 19

Band 20

Band 21

Band 22

riegl.voxel_count

Band 23

riegl.id

Band 24

riegl.point_count_grid_cell

Band 25