Swiss airborne mapping company Leica Geosystems has teamed with German unmanned aircraftÂ system (UAS) manufacturer Aibotix to create a one-stop shop for infrastructure inspection andÂ mapping.
For us this is really the next step in our UAS strategy, said RÃ¼diger Wagner, general managerÂ of Leica's geospatial solutions division. UAS-based mapping solutions are on the increase, andÂ we have been carefully expanding our exposure to this market by focusing on selectÂ applications.
Headquartered in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica is part of Sweden’s Hexagon Group andmaintains U.S. headquarters in Norcross, Ga. The company also specializes in offering digitalÂ airborne and light detection and ranging sensors for the geospatial industry.
Image courtesy of Aibotix.