RIEGL receives MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Award for its LiDAR sensor for unmanned laser scanning



RIEGL, which provides cutting edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning platforms, has announced that it is the recipient of the 2017 MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Award.

RIEGL received the award for its RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV miniaturized LiDAR sensor for unmanned laser scanning, in the Technology Innovation category at the 2018 MAPPS Winter Conference. RIEGL says that it is “thrilled to be the winner of the MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Award!”

According to the company, the RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV is a “user-friendly and cost-efficient device to acquire survey-grade measurement data” by use of remotely piloted multi-rotor, rotary-wing, or fixed-wing UAVs, for different applications.

The RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV provides high speed data acquisition using “echo signal digitization and online waveform processing,” based on the company’s sophisticated Waveform-LiDAR technology.

RIEGL says that the RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV's excellent multiple target capability achieves “superior measurement results,” the 360-degree field of view allows “complete acquisition of the environment,” and its well-designed housing supports mounting, even with restricted weight and space requirements.

“The response of the miniVUX-1UAV LiDAR sensor introduction to the commercial UAV market has been overwhelmingly positive,” says My-Linh Truong, ULS / UAS Segment Manager at RIEGL USA.

“The flexible and compact nature still maintains the high-performance LiDAR excellence that RIEGL is known for in the surveying and mapping industries. The miniVUX system enables our clients to easily expand or enhance their services in the ever growing and evolving geospatial marketplace.”