Toronto, Oct. 8, 2013—Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and camera survey instruments, is pleased to announce that its Lynx MG1 and Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper™ product lines now support the use of the Point Grey Ladybug® 5 spherical imaging system. The Ladybug 5, which boasts six high-sensitivity 5-Megapixel imagers that cover 90% of a full sphere, offers Optech users more options in assembling a mobile surveying solution optimized to meet their specific application requirements.
“Supporting the use of the Ladybug 5 is a natural next step in our strategy to offer our users as much flexibility in their imaging solution as is necessary to meet their project requirements,” said Albert Iavarone, Business Unit Manager, Optech. “Our Lynx platform already integrates what is widely regarded as the world’s best lidar system for high-precision applications. Support for the Ladybug 5 is consistent with that pedigree.”
With the recent launch of the Lynx MG1 system for mobile mapping applications, the Lynx SG1 system for corridor engineering, and the game-changing Optech LMS Professional 2.4 software platform for automated data processing, Optech has been aggressively investing in a seamless solution designed to meet the demands of its users in the engineering, surveying and mapping markets.
Optech is the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and camera survey instruments. With operations and staff worldwide, Optech offers both standalone and fully integrated lidar and camera solutions in airborne mapping, airborne lidar bathymetry, mobile mapping, terrestrial laser scanning, mine cavity monitoring, and industrial process control, as well as space-proven sensors.