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March 31, 2015
SAM Expands Survey Capacity with Second Lynx Mobile Mapper™

March 31, 2015 — Optech is pleased to announce that long-time client SAM (Survey And Mapping, LLC) has acquired a second Lynx Mobile Mapper™ to meet the growing demand for high-accuracy surveying and geospatial services.

Survey And Mapping, LLC (SAM), a leading provider of geospatial solutions, has acquired a second Lynx mobile mapping system. SAM is well known for its experience providing mobile mapping, terrestrial HDS, and aerial mapping for clients in several market sectors, such as Energy and Transportation. The dual-sensor Optech unit has the capability to acquire measurements at a rate of one million lidar points per second at normal highway speeds. Imagery is also collected via high-resolution 360-degree digital sensors synchronized to create high density, survey-grade colorized point clouds. SAM is a national company with completed projects across North America. The additional Lynx unit doubles their mobile mapping capacity and further extends their acquisition capabilities across a greater geographic range.

“We have found SAM to be a progressive and creative business partner that places a premium on generating accurate solutions for their clients.  The launch of LMS 3.0 will complement the addition of the second system by allowing them to generate design-grade data very cost-effectively. We are excited about our continued partnership,” said Albert Iavarone, Business Unit Manager of Optech’s Mobile Survey division.

About SAM
SAM is one of the largest and most successful geospatial solution companies in North America. From rail to roadway, oil and gas to electric, civic to federal, SAM's impressive project portfolio demonstrates a proven track record of surveying, geospatial, SUE, utility coordination, and construction phase services for a wide variety of clients. With headquarters in Austin, TX, SAM operates throughout the US and has recently expanded its operations with offices in St. Louis, MO and Kansas City, KS.

About Optech
Optech is the world leader in high-accuracy lidar 3D survey systems, integrated cameras, and productivity-enhancing workflows. With operations and staff worldwide, Optech offers both standalone and fully integrated lidar and camera solutions for airborne mapping, airborne lidar bathymetry, mobile mapping, terrestrial laser scanning, mine cavity monitoring, and industrial process control, as well as space-proven sensors. Optech systems are also fully warrantied, with extended warranty packages offered by Optech Technical Solutions. Accuracy and productivity matter!

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