n Inside Mining - Southern Mapping Company : new lidar technology ensures best possible data : market

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1999-8872


Southern Mapping Company (SMC), a leading aerial lidar surveying company in Africa, announced the purchase of Optech's new ALTM (airborne laser terrain mapper) Orion sensor. This purchase makes SMC the first commercial owners of the world's smallest, full-system lidar sensor. With the same high-performance features typically found in much larger sensors, Orion enables highly accurate and dense topographic data acquisition in the most efficient means possible.

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