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RANGER-UAV FLEX | DUAL MOBILE RFM2

Speed: 20-30 mph
Point density: >2000 points/m²
AGL: Ground level
Acquisition time: 1.5 hrs

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RANGER-XL + 4Band┃Wide Area Mapping

Point Density: 168 points per m^2
Height: 320m AGL 
Speed: 55 knots 
Data Acquisition Time: 26 minutes

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Traditional Survey vs LiDAR

Explore the transformative role of LiDAR technology in urban development through EHRA’s use of the Mini-Ranger LiDAR system. This video highlights how EHRA, a leading engineering firm, utilizes drone LiDAR to revolutionize urban planning and project management. 

The Mini-Ranger system, acclaimed for its precision in terrain and vegetation data collection, enables efficient project execution and detailed site analysis, ensuring cost-effective management and enhanced flood prevention strategies.

Join Aaron Kelsey, EHRA’s Senior Survey CAD Tech and Drone Program Manager, as he discusses the system’s capacity to survey extensive areas swiftly, reducing both time and labor costs significantly. 

The reliability and high-quality data collection of the Mini-Ranger system have proven essential in multiple large-scale projects, supported by the excellent customer service from Phoenix LiDAR.

This session also covers the evolution from traditional survey methods to advanced LiDAR technology, underscoring its accuracy and the objective data crucial for drainage studies and boundary surveys. Celebrate Phoenix LiDAR’s decade of innovation and discover how their technology is pivotal in advancing urban engineering practices.

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ERHA Engineering Interview on Mini-Ranger LiDAR System
Behind the Success of EHRA’s Urban Projects: The Mini-Ranger LIDAR System

Discover the revolutionary impact of LiDAR technology in urban development with EHRA’s utilization of the Mini-Ranger LiDAR system. In this video, learn how EHRA, a leading engineering firm, leverages drone LiDAR for advanced urban planning and project management. 

The Mini-Ranger system is celebrated for its precision in terrain and vegetation mapping, facilitating rapid and accurate data collection that drives efficient, cost-effective project outcomes.

Join Aaron Kelsey, EHRA’s Senior Survey CAD Tech and Drone Program Manager, as he discusses the system’s transformative effects on large-scale surveying—reducing both time and labor costs significantly. He also highlights its crucial role in flood prevention by providing detailed elevation data for effective drainage and water flow management.

The video also explores the evolution of surveying from traditional methods to cutting-edge GPS and LiDAR technologies, enhancing the reliability of data collection. With Phoenix LiDAR’s support, EHRA continues to push boundaries in urban engineering, making significant strides in project accuracy and efficiency.

Discover the groundbreaking impact of LIDAR technology in urban development with EHRA’s innovative use of the Mini-Ranger LIDAR system. In this insightful video, we delve into how EHRA, a leading engineering firm, leverages the power of Drone LIDAR and the MiniRanger system to revolutionize urban planning and project management.

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The Benefits of Laser Scanning in Geospatial Engineering

LiDAR technology, a groundbreaking innovation in the realm of surveying and remote sensing, has been a game-changer for many industries. With its ability to provide accurate and detailed data, it’s no wonder that professionals and organizations are rapidly adopting this technology. Among the most notable advancements in this field is the use of drones for LiDAR. This video delves deep into the environmental and technical challenges faced in drone-based LiDAR, drawing insights from industry experts James Kessner and Aaron Handl of Encompass Services.

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DOT Drone LiDAR Accuracy Research Cover
DOT Drone LiDAR Accuracy Research

This video features Professor Michael Starek from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, as he discusses the innovative use of drone LiDAR technology by geomatics students to map and protect coastal habitats. 

Through a detailed interview, Professor Sterk explains how they employ Phoenix LiDAR systems, including the high-end Riegl VX-1 LR sensor and the cost-effective Livox Avia, to accurately measure microtopographic changes in sensitive wetland areas. 

These drone-based systems provide crucial data for understanding coastal erosion, vegetation dynamics, and the impacts of sea level rise, with a focus on precision and the ability to capture minute changes in terrain that are vital for environmental monitoring and conservation.

The video highlights the practical applications of LiDAR in geomatics, demonstrating its significance in environmental science and the advantages of using drones over traditional aircraft for detailed and localized data collection. Professor Sterk emphasizes the career opportunities in geomatics, noting the high demand for trained professionals in this growing field.

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David Evans & Associates Interview Lidar in Transportation

Explore the transformative impact of Drone LIDAR technology in revolutionizing transportation infrastructure and environmental restoration. This video delves into how high-precision LIDAR mapping is becoming essential in transportation projects, enhancing accuracy in capturing topography and uncovering hidden utilities for better planning and execution. 

Featuring real-world applications from industry leaders like David Evans and Associates, and hydrological projects led by Evan Radford, the video highlights the wide-ranging benefits of this technology.

Discover how Drone LIDAR reduces workload, improves safety for field crews through aerial scanning with drones and helicopters, and accelerates data collection. We also discuss the integration of aerial scanning with ground surveying to ensure unparalleled data accuracy and detail, crucial for comprehensive project success.

Additionally, we examine the role of advanced LIDAR software tools, like strip matching, in ensuring data quality and precision. This exploration is designed to equip professionals across industries with insights into the capabilities and advantages of Drone LIDAR technology in transforming transportation planning and environmental efforts.

Unlocking the Power of Drone LIDAR: Transforming Transportation Projects. The world of transportation infrastructure is undergoing a profound transformation, and at the heart of this revolution is Drone LIDAR technology. This groundbreaking innovation is fundamentally reshaping the way we approach transportation projects, providing unparalleled precision and accuracy in high-precision mapping. In our comprehensive exploration, we delve into the captivating realm of Drone LIDAR. We start by unraveling the core concepts, introducing you to the technology’s essence, and highlighting why it’s becoming an indispensable tool in various industries.

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LiDAR for Surveying & Engineering Applications

This is a panel discussion featuring two Surveying and Engineering Design service providers: EHRA and Wood Rodgers. We will discuss how they are leveraging Phoenix LiDAR Systems to perform the heavy lifting in order to provide both the fastest data acquisition and best data deliverables to their clients. You won’t want to miss hearing their many compelling successes throughout their LiDAR-based Surveying and Engineering Design workflows.

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LiDARMill Version 2

We’re excited to announce the release of LiDARMill v2! LiDARMill v2 takes automated post-processing to the next level. In our recent webinar, we covered some of the new improvements and features including:

  • Imagery Processing in LiDARMill
  • Ground Control Reporting and Adjustments
  • Robust Coordinate System Handling
  • A Workflow Overview and Demonstration
  • Multi-Mission Processing Support
  • Advanced Point Cloud Filtering Options
  • RGB Thermal & Fusion
  • Accuracy Reporting
  • Automated LiDAR and Camera Calibration Options
  • Near-Real Time (NRT) Reference Station Positioning for Projects Requiring Less Than 24 Hour Turn-around Time
  • Trajectory Post-Processing Without Reference Stations

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about LiDARMill v2, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’d be happy to help!

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