Congratulations to the team at Random Workshop blog, Hash Salehi modified some code from Nicolas Saugnier to parse the LIDAR data in realtime!
That didn't take long!
Stripping 3D Printed Gears for Science
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for f in files: #scn= bpy.data.scenes.new( stripExt(f) ) #scn.makeCurrent()Saves you from having to write a batch import script yourself! A great utility to convert to OBJ files from various formats (with a batch-convert mode!) is polytrans.