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Velos Rotors Integrates the RIEGL VQ-840-GL

Velos Rotors has tested a new payload for the Velos V3, the RIEGL VQ-840-GL, a fully integrated, compact airborne laser scanner for combined topographic and bathymetric survey By Sarah Simpson / 11 Oct 2023
Velos V3 Equipped with RIEGL VQ-840-GL
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Fully redundant small helicopter drone manufacturer Velos Rotors has tested the integration of the RIEGL VQ-840-GL compact airborne laser scanner with the Velos V3.

RIEGL VQ-840-GL UAV Lidar scanner
RIEGL VQ-840-GL LiDAR Scanner for Combined Topographic & Bathymetric Surveying

Designed for combined topographic and bathymetric surveying the RIEGL VQ-840-GL collects laser range measurements for high-resolution surveying of underwater topography with a narrow, visible green laser beam emitted from a pulsed laser source. Subject to clarity, at this wavelength the laser beam penetrates water enabling measurement of submerged targets.

Applications for the RIEGL VQ-840-GL payload on the Velos V3 include:

  • Coastline and Shallow Water Mapping
  • Surveying for Hydraulic Engineering
  • Hydro-Archaeological-Surveying
  • River Surveying
  • Repeated Survey of Water Reservoir

Velos Rotors conducted four test flights over two days and flew the same mission every time. The dataset was around 20 GB in size per set.

Additional mission details:

  • 100 m altitude above ground level
  • 60 m line separation distance
  • 200.000 sq meters survey area
  • 5 km total length of the mission

Velos Rotors will be at INTERGEO in Berlin visit the team on Stand E27.44
Catch-up with RIEGL at INTERGEO at Stand B27.46 in Hall 27

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