Laser-Scan

Laser-Scan (LSL) was a British technology company based in Cambridge, England, founded in 1969, which produced world-leading graphics hardware and then software for computer graphics, digital mapping, charting, and geographic information handling.

Laser-Scan started providing software to accompany the original Sweepnik scanner and the HRD-1 display/plotter. This broadened to include support for later hardware devices, but also map editors, line-following map digitisers, the map production suite LAMPS, etc.

Read the LSL History, then the LSL Software page for a summary of software products, and then see below for more detail on significant device-specific software.

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Scanner device software - Sweepnik

A description of the software that accompanied the Sweepnik scanner

Display/plotter device software - LDLIB/LPLIB/MPLIB

A description of the graphic display software products of the company.


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