RIEGL announced that GPI Geospatial, Inc. (GPI) has purchased the VQ-1560i ultra high performance airborne LiDAR system. GPI, an established user of RIEGL airborne, mobile, and terrestrial sensors and systems, has chosen to add the VQ-1560i to their toolbox of advanced digital sensors to further expand their capabilities. As a highly progressive company that uses proven technologies to satisfy their client’s needs, this cutting edge RIEGL airborne sensor will further allow GPI to provide advanced mapping solutions to meet and exceed their client’s expectations.
The RIEGL VQ-1560i is an ultra high performance, dual channel waveform processing airborne LiDAR mapping system that is well prepared to fulfill the challenging demands of complex airborne mapping missions. The fully integrated and calibrated system is equipped with a seamlessly integrated high performance GNSS/ IMU system and a primary Phase One 100-megapixel RGB camera. Based on RIEGL’s sophisticated Waveform-LiDAR technology, the system is capable of online waveform processing, as well as full and smart waveform recording, thus delivering highly information rich scan data for post processing.
“GPI is extremely excited to purchase the RIEGL VQ-1560i. This sensor will position GPI to enter new markets and disciplines in support of our Geospatial Branch strategic growth plan” says Paul Badr, President of GPI Geospatial. “The professional use and ownership of sophisticated sensors and software continues to position GPI in a leadership position by offering superior and accurate mapping products to many of our clients who demand and expect creative and proven technology solutions.”
“We are extremely proud to call the renowned GPI Geospatial, Inc. group a long term customer and we are very pleased about their recent decision to add the VQ-1560i to their portfolio!” stated Johannes Riegl, Jr., President of RIEGL USA. “This decision proves the forward thinking strategy of GPI in the geospatial field and will enable them to generate industry leading deliverables to their clients.”
All about accuracy and efficiency, GPI provides highly precise, accurate mapping products and deliverables to their clients in applications and markets such as state DOT work, private development, transmission modeling, utility surveys, countywide & statewide projects, etc. GPI provides cutting edge remote sensing services utilizing our advanced RIEGL LiDAR sensors. The VQ-1560i will enable them to fly at higher altitudes and delivering increased point cloud density.