Toronto, Canada, December 15, 2010 — Optech Incorporated, the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced lidar survey instruments, is pleased to announce the full release of their new software package, Optech Lidar Mapping Suite version 2.0, for their Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper clients.
Optech LMS offers ALTM clients an all-new workflow designed specifically for the production environment. Incorporating a fully-automated batch-mode capability, Optech LMS enables simultaneous processing of multi-mission data collects, and includes multi-threaded and distributed processing capabilities to further increase processing efficiency. An all-new lidar rectification module provides additional value by maximizing and quantifying project-wide accuracies.
“We are extremely pleased to offer such a capability to our clients,” says Michael Sitar, Optech’s Airborne Survey Products Manager. “Optimizing lidar data accuracies by minimizing flight-line to flight-line variations is a standard workflow process. By incorporating our proprietary lidar optical models, we are able to offer a workflow that enables raw lidar point files to be exported directly to value-added software without further refinement. This can pay dividends in maximizing the efficiency of the lidar production environment.”
Optech LMS also includes pre- and post-rectification results, as well as relative and absolute accuracy comparisons. Results are available as a project deliverable in the form of reports, plots and graphic comparisons. Coupled with robust underlying algorithms that have been field-proven for more than two years, it largely eliminates the need for independent calibration flight regimes.
About Optech Incorporated
Optech is the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and imaging-based survey instruments. With operations and staff worldwide, Optech offers both standalone and fully integrated lidar and camera solutions in airborne terrestrial mapping, airborne laser bathymetry, mobile mapping, mine cavity monitoring, and industrial process control, as well as space-proven sensors.
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Product Manager, Airborne Survey
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