Airborne laser mapping increases range performance

Teledyne Optech’s new Galaxy Prime builds on the PulseTrak and SwathTrak productivity features of the current Galaxy T1000 sensor platform by adding extended range performance for greater collection efficiency, improved vegetation penetration, and increased low-reflectance target detection. A “night mode” increases range performance further still, and an expanded range of motion for the dynamic field […]

Online product courses added to support site

Topcon Positioning Group has added new eLearning courses to its myTopcon support and training site, which are designed for online user-paced learning. The myTopcon site is designed to help industry professionals keep up-to-date with fast-paced technological changes. Entry-level courses will be offered at no charge for an introductory period, including subject matter such as 3D-MC, […]

Manual total station with advanced performance

Topcon Positioning Group released the new GM-100 manual total station designed to provide a powerful EDM along with advanced integrated communications technology. The GM-100 features dual-axis compensation designed to ensure stable measurements even on rough terrain by automatically correcting both horizontal and vertical angles. The instrument offers integrated Bluetooth with no external antenna necessary for […]

Compact UAV lidar unit recognised with award

Riegl was recently awarded the 2017 Mapps Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Award for its miniVUX-1UAV miniaturised lidar sensor for unmanned laser scanning in the Technology Innovation category. The lidar sensor is a user-friendly and cost-efficient device to acquire survey-grade measurement data by use of remotely-piloted multi-rotor, rotary-wing, or fixed-wing UAVs for a variety of […]

Mobile system for a comprehensive asset analysis

Asco-Daito has taken delivery of the Pave-Scanner pavement mobile mapping system, a 360° infrastructure and pavement surface inspection and classifications system from Siteco. The system includes two Pavemetrics LCMS sensors, two 3D laser profiling sensors, a high-performance rackmount controller unit, a Ladybug 5 spherical camera, and a pair of high resolution frame grabber boards. The […]

Addressing system wins innovation award

What3words recently collected two awards at the AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017 in Cape Town, both the Best Enterprise Solution award and the Disruptive Innovation award. There were over 300 entries for the awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, with the finalists judged by an independent panel of industry experts. […]

Scalable GNSS smart antenna for guidance and control systems

Hemisphere GNSS released its scalable A222 GNSS Smart Antenna. The antenna offers an affordable, portable solution with professional-level accuracy for agricultural, marine, GIS, mapping, and other applications. It features fast start-up and reacquisition times, 60 cm accuracy, and an easy-to-see LED status indicator for power, GNSS, and DGNSS. The durable enclosure houses both antenna and […]