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INTERGEO 2015- RIEGL debuts BathyCopter at INTERGEO

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  • The VZ-400i offers cloud connectivity using Wi-Fi or 4G LTE networks
  • VZ-400i scans at a 1.2 MHz repetition rate
  • RIEGL BathyCopter-World’s first Small-UAV-based surveying system for hydrographic applications
  • Bathycopter can fly for up to 30 minutes

RIEGL has showcased its new product called the BathyCopter, on the first day of INTERGEO conference in Germany. Following on the heels of last year’s RiCopter, RIEGL showcased the small-UAV-based surveying system, which is capable of measuring through the water surface. The BathyCopter includes RIEGL’s bathymetric LiDAR sensor, a GNSS unit with antenna and a digital camera. The Austrian company also introduced the VZ-400i scanner. The product has a new processing architecture that allows it to perform data acquisition, geo-referencing and analysis in real-time. As expected, the system supports peripherals such as cameras and includes a touchscreen for easier operation.