SAM, LLC First in North America to Deploy Advanced Aerial
SAM, LLC, a leader in providing geospatial data solutions, will be the first company in North America to acquire and deploy the most recent major advance in aerial scanning technology.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- SAM, LLC, a leader in providing geospatial data solutions, will be the first company in North America to acquire and deploy the most recent major advance in aerial scanning technology, the RIEGL VQ-1560 II. The sensor will be installed in SAM's new fixed-wing aircraft, a 2019 Cessna Grand Caravan EX, to further expand SAM's national aerial mapping capabilities.
"SAM has always been an industry leader when it comes to adopting new technology," said SAM President and CEO, Chris Solomon. "By combining this RIEGL scanner and new Cessna with our deep experience in aerial mapping, we continue to expand our capabilities and increase the value we deliver for clients."
The RIEGL VQ-1560 II is equipped with a 4 megahertz, dual-channel airborne mapping system that can collect High Density (HD) LiDAR at up to a 2,450 meter swath or a density of 60 points per square meter from a fixed-wing platform. The sensor features two integrated 150-megapixel digital cameras that collect vertical photography simultaneously with HD LiDAR. One camera acquires RGB imagery to generate...