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3D Laser Mapping

Unit 1 Moorbridge Court

Moorbridge Road East

Bingham, Nottingham

NG13 8GG

United Kingdom

+44 (0) 1949 838004

3D Laser Mapping is a world-leading provider of laser scanning technology. Established in 1999, our technology draws on many years of experience developing highly effective solutions to multinational companies around the world. Our highly experienced engineering team works with long-standing partners and leading suppliers at the forefront of their technology areas to ensure we deliver high-value and dependable information to our customers.


Airborne 1

300 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 1060
El Segundo, CA 90245


Airborne 1 provides LiDAR and oblique imagery services for a wide variety of industries. Recently acquired by GeoDigital International, Airborne 1 now offers full-spectrum mapping from turnkey aerial and mobile services to sensor rentals and fractional ownership plans, enabling geospatial professionals to enter the LiDAR market without incurring the cost of owning a sensor. Airborne 1’s digital mapping services include a dedicated team of LiDAR experts, survey coordination and project management, data processing and quality assurance/quality control.


Applied Imagery

8979 Georgia Ave

Silver Spring, MD 20910



Applied Imagery makes LiDAR exploitation software, the Quick Terrain Modeler, which enables interactive modeling and analysis of enormous 3-D point clouds and digital elevation models. The software is simple to use, visually intuitive, valuable in both Department of Defense and civilian applications, and available in 32- and 64-bit versions.



Ball Aerospace

1600 Commerce St.

Boulder, CO 80301


Supporting critical missions of important national agencies—DOD, NASA, NOAA and other U.S. government and commercial entities—Ball Aerospace is a leader in design, development and manufacture of innovative systems. The company develops and manufactures spacecraft, instruments/sensors, RF/microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions and advanced aerospace technologies and products, enabling essential missions. For nearly six decades, Ball Aerospace has provided distinctive contributions to advancing science and protecting the nation.



Cardinal Systems

701 North Oceanshore Blvd.

Flagler Beach, FL 32136


With a long and successful history of developing photogrammetric and mapping solutions, Cardinal Systems provides efficient, practical mapping tools. The company offers VrOne, VrTwo, VrLiDAR, VrOrtho, VrAirTrig, VrMosaic, VrBalance, VrAdjust, VrVolumes, VrLite and two new new modules—VrAutoTie and VrBundle, which use the most all-purpose and robust frame image bundle adjustment on the market today.


Certainty 3D
7039 Grand National Drive, No. 100
Orlando, FL 32819
Certainty 3D offers LiDAR data processing software for Riegl, Leica, Optech, Z&F, Faro, Trimble and other systems. Certainty 3D’s primary product is TopoDOT, a computer-aided design (CAD) application for extracting engineering-quality CAD deliverables from point clouds and calibrated images produced by any platform, any manufacturer or any application.


Eagle Mapping

400 West Magnolia Ave., Suite 140

Bellingham, WA 98225


Eagle Mapping is a U.S.-based, client-oriented geospatial data provider. The company’s focus, since incorporation in 1985, has been providing custom, accurate geospatial and mapping solutions to meet its clients’ needs. Eagle Mapping combines industry-leading practices with qualified partners to provide mapping products using aerial LiDAR, orthophotography and satellite imagery.



3680 Avalon Park Blvd. East, Suite 200

Orlando, FL 32828


EarthEye boasts superior light detection and ranging (LiDAR) capabilities to produce highly accurate infrastructure and geospatial depictions. EarthEye integrates next-generation LiDAR collection from mobile and aerial platforms, incorporating the use of hyperspectral imagers. By leveraging data fusion from multiple sensors, EarthEye provides its clients with the highest level of situational awareness and better decision-making capabilities.



Global Marketing Insights

6801 Brecksville Road, Suite 206

Cleveland, OH 44131


Since 1997, Global Marketing Insights (GMI), a woman-owned firm, has provided Geospatial Business Intelligence Experts™ for a wide range of aerospace, geospatial and remote sensing strategic business planning, sales and marketing implementation services and highly customized market research services. These services include developing targeted product/service market studies and competitive market research for government agencies and private-sector firms whose goal is to increase their market share. As authors of the USGS and NOAA 2005-2020 International Remote Sensing Studies for Asia, Africa, North America and Europe (with South America in progress), GMI possesses the world’s largest database of remote sensing research (available in online interactive maps) and social and cultural trend information by country, providing GMI with expertise in technology transfers among all market sectors.




1025 W. NASA Blvd.

Melbourne, FL 32919-0001

800-442-7747 (toll free)

Harris is setting new industry standards in LiDAR data collection and processing for civil government and industry. The company delivers cutting-edge Geiger mode LiDAR sensor and data production capabilities that put higher quality elevation products into customers’ hands faster and more affordably than ever before.





LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping


LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping is a leading provider of high-resolution satellite imagery and value-added remote sensing solutions such as ortho mosaics, DEMs/contours, planimetric feature extraction (building footprints and other layers) and spectral classification/object-based image analysis for land-use/land-cover, impervious-surface, vegetation and change-detection mapping. The company also offers aerial photography, LiDAR, UAS and an extensive archive of global digital map data. LAND INFO is an Airbus Defence and Space Image Partner, DigitalGlobe Distribution Partner, RapidEye Authorized Reseller, Authorized Intermap Data Distributor and Esri Business Partner. Please contact us for data recommendations, searches, academic pricing and volume purchase discounts.




Leica Geosystems

5051 Peachtree Corners Circle, Suite 250

Norcross, GA 30092


Leica Geosystems provides airborne imaging and LiDAR sensor solutions. The company’s workflow solutions—from flight planning to data delivery—help customers get better results faster and at lower cost.

LiDAR Services International Inc. (LSI)
400, 3115 – 12 St. NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2
LSI is an aerial LiDAR survey solutions provider, performing engineering-level LiDAR surveys across the globe from the high Arctic to the jungles of Borneo. LSI has more than 12 years of experience and specialized expertise in collecting high-density, high-accuracy LiDAR and imagery for electric transmission thermal rating and engineering analysis.



LiDAR Services LLC

8930 W. Sunset Road, Suite 100

Las Vegas, NV 89148


LiDAR Services is the U.S. subsidiary of LiDAR Services International Inc. (LSI), Calgary, Alberta, Canada, providing airborne LiDAR services since 2002. LiDAR Services is a global leader in airborne LiDAR surveys, operating two helicopter-based LiDAR systems and one fixed-wing system. Our business focus is to provide high-quality airborne LiDAR data collection and processing services using LSI’s proprietary MATRIX LiDAR airborne systems.





56 Gilchrist Road

Somerville, AL 35670


LiDAR USA develops the ScanLook mobile mapping system. ScanLook is the result of extensive study of user needs and requirements and the shortcomings of existing systems. ScanLook was designed and developed to deliver what’s needed by the surveyor, engineer and GIS user at an affordable price.




165 S. Union Blvd., Suite 888

Lakewood, CO 80228

Maptek’s I-Site technology combines accurate 3D laser scanners with advanced point cloud processing software for survey, civil, mining and forensic applications. Products include the I-Site 8820 and I-Site 8200 laser scanners. Hallmarks of I-Site technology include ease of set up, portability, rapid and safe data acquisition, and powerful processing and modeling tools.


Merrick & Company

One Greenwood Corporate Center

5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd.

Greenwood Village, CO 80111


Merrick & Company, an employee-owned $110 million geospatial solutions, surveying, engineering, architecture and design-build firm, serves the energy, national security, life sciences and infrastructure markets. Merrick offers project consulting, airborne data collection, spatial data processing, high-definition surveying, LiDAR real-time visualization/navigation, data production software (MARS® and Geoverse) and application development services.




300 Interchange Way

Vaughan, ON L4K 5Z8



Optech provides highly accurate and efficient lidar with integrated camera systems for airborne mapping, lidar bathymetry, mobile surveying and terrestrial scanning with UAV photogrammetry. Optech sensors are known for delivering consistent data quality and now provide workflow automation for precise results in the most demanding engineering, transportation, planning and environmental applications.



QCoherent Software

1880 Office Club Pointe

Colorado Springs, CO 80920


QCoherent provides high-capacity LIDAR software. The company’s extensive knowledge of LIDAR and geospatial software has been applied to the LP360 ArcGIS® extension; Classify for LP360; Extractor for LP360; and LIDAR Server, a Web-based distribution system for LIDAR data.





7035 Grand National Drive, Suite 100

Orlando, FL 32819


With more than 20 years of experience, RIEGL USA delivers cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile and stationary terrestrial laser scanning solutions. RIEGL USA is recognized as the performance leader in airborne, mobile and terrestrial scanning—from your initial purchase to system integration as well as training and support. The key factor to RIEGL USA’s success is providing complete reliability and customer support.



SPAR Point Group
121 Free St.
Portland, ME 04101
SPAR Point Group organizes conferences and provides news and information for professionals involved in 3D imaging technologies. The company’s International LiDAR Mapping Forum is a technical conference and exhibition focused on data acquisition, fusion, processing and point clouds for airborne, terrestrial and underwater LiDAR used to support transport, urban modeling, coastal zone mapping, utility asset management and more. Visit for reports, webinars and podcasts on the latest LiDAR technologies and applications.



Surdex Corp.
520 Spirit of St. Louis Blvd.
Chesterfield, MO 63005

Surdex is a full-service aerial mapping firm that provides high-quality mapping solutions. With a fleet of fixed-wing aircraft, large- and-medium-format digital sensors, Surdex’s services include imagery acquisition, LiDAR acquisition and processing, orthophotography, topographic and planimetric mapping, UAS and data hosting.




Kanavaranta 7 B

00160 Helsinki


+358 500 445 179


Terrasolids, TerraScan, TerraMatch, TerraPhoto and TerraModeler are software solutions for handling airborne and mobile LiDAR data. Terrasolid’s software solutions are used in more than 90 countries, with more than 2,500 TerraScan licenses sold. Terrasolid has been working with laser-scanned point clouds for more than 10 years.



Tiltan Systems Engineering

21 Yagia Kapaim St.

Kiriyat Arye

Petach Tikva, 49130


+972-3-9217717 or 212-372-7255 (U.S. sales)

Tiltan Systems Engineering provides LiDAR processing and image-generation systems and services. The company offers TLiD software for fast, automated LiDAR data processing, as well as TView and ILX software engines for 3-D/2-D applications, LiDAR processing services, visual database creation services and visual 3-D applications.



Tuck Mapping Solutions

4632 Aerial Way

Big Stone Gap, VA 24219


Tuck Mapping Solutions is a leader in the aerial mapping industry and recognized for innovation and creativity in providing solutions to client needs. The company provides ground surveys; photogrammetry from fixed-wing aircraft; or high-accuracy LiDAR, imagery or thermal from one of our three rotary-wing platforms

Velodyne Lidar

345 Digital Drive

Morgan Hill, CA 95037


The Velodyne HDL-64E S2 is a 64-element LiDAR sensor that delivers a 360-degree HFOV and a 26.8-degree VFOV. The sensor generates more than 1.3 million distance points per second. Applications for the HDL-64E S2 include terrestrial and marine autonomous vehicles, robotics, 3-D mapping, security and surveying.