TAG: Riegl

Aeroscout launches UAV helicopter for high-altitude flight

May 25, 2017By

Swiss-based Aeroscout, a long-term partner of lidar manufacturer Riegl, has unveiled the Scout B-330 UAV helicopter. The Scout B-330 is built with a payload capacity of up to 50 kg. (110 lbs), flight endurance of at least three hours, and the capability of flying at high altitudes (up to 3,000 meters above sea level) in a typical mission scenario. This includes a full autonomous take-off... read more

Surveying at the South Pole

March 7, 2017By

In January, Adam LeWinter and Dave Finnegan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), traveled to the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station to conduct a terrestrial lidar/thermal infrared survey of the elevated station as part of a National Science Foundation-funded project. They used a Riegl VZ-1000 with integrated InfraTec VarioCAM high-definition thermal camera to... read more

Caltrans takes delivery of Riegl INS/GNSS mapper

January 23, 2017By

Caltrans — the California state agency responsible for highway, bridge and rail transportation planning, construction and maintenance — has taken delivery of the new Riegl VMX-1HA mobile mapping system. The Riegl VMX-1HA is a high-speed, high-performance dual-scanner mobile mapping system. It provides high performance and dense, accurate and feature-rich data at highway speeds. With two million measurements and five hundred scan... read more

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Riegl features airborne, UAV segments at Intergeo 2016

December 7, 2016By

Riegl‘s James Van Rens discusses the company’s airborne and UAV solutions at Intergeo 2016, which was held Oct. 11-13 in Hamburg, Germany. Riegl unveiled its VQ-1560i dual lidar channel airborne laser scanning system and miniVUX-1UAV lidar sensor. read more

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Launchpad: New receiver module, UAV developments

December 7, 2015By

Featuring new products in the OEM, survey, mapping and unmanned aerial vehicle sectors. read more

RIEGL Launches BathyCopter UAV with Lidar

November 1, 2015By

Following RIEGL‘s debut of the RiCOPTER at INTERGEO 2014, a fully integrated UAV-based lidar surveying solution, the company used INTERGEO 2015 in September to launch its new BathyCopter. The BathyCopter is a small-UAV-based surveying system capable of measuring through the water surface. It’s suitable for generating profiles of rivers or water reservoirs. The platform design integrates a topo-bathymetric green laser... read more

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UAV Product Showcase

May 7, 2015By

Featuring the latest in UAVs from QuestUAV, NovAtel, Riegl, Sensefly, and C-Astral, from GPS World magazine's May issue. read more

Eric Gakstatter Gives InterGeo 2014 Synopsis

October 27, 2014By

Eric Gakstatter, contributing editor for GPS World and Geospatial Solutions, gives an overview of InterGeo 2014, held October 7-9 in Berlin. read more

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