HTML5 Based 3D Visualization of High Density LiDAR Data and Color Information for Agriculture Applications

  • Bo MaoEmail author
  • Jie Cao
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 387)


In this paper, an online visualization framework for agriculture LiDAR point cloud is proposed based on HTML5 technologies. In the framework, 3D data is transmitted with Websocket, and visualized with X3DOM that allows including X3D elements as part of any HTML5 DOM tree. There is no specific plugins required for the framework that extends the availability of the LiDAR data for agriculture related applications. The experimental results demonstrate the online visualization results of two types of LiDAR point clouds for the agriculture fields.


Agriculture fields Visualization X3DOM HTML5 LiDAR 



This research is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants No. 41201486, 61103229 and 71072172, Jiangsu Provincial Colleges and Universities Outstanding S&T Innovation Team Fund under Grants No. 2011013, Key Project of Natural Science Research in Jiangsu Provincial Colleges and Universities under Grants No. 12KJA520001, Key Technologies R&D Program of China under Grants No. SQ2013BAJY4130, National Key Technologies R&D sub Program in 12th five-year-plan under Grants No. SQ2011GX07E03990, the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province of China under Grant BK2012863, International S&T Cooperation Program of China under Grants No. 2011DFA12910, and Transformation Fund for Agricultural Science and Technology Achievements under Grants No. 2011GB2C100024. Jiangsu Province demonstration project of Internet of things (Yurun Group).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jiangsu Provincial Key Laboratory of E-BusinessNanjing University of Finance and EconomicsNanjingChina

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