Paul Ramsey has been working on this new feature to PostgreSQL for supporting
LIDAR data called Point Cloud and the project
is beginning to garner a lot of interest, particularly because Point Cloud support has been a hole in the PostGIS offering of support for some time now
and people have developed make shift ways of working with said data by storing them in geometry points.
Thanks to the gracious support of Coordinate Solutions for funding our build efforts, we now have Point Cloud extension builds
for PostgreSQL 9.2 and upcoming 9.3 releases (both 32-bit and 64-bit). The point cloud work is still a work in progress and as such
part of our work was to automate the builds so that whenever changes are made to the point cloud codebase, Winnie PostGIS build bot bakes a fresh set of binary builds. These builds can currently be found:
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