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RIEGL VUX-1UAV

Lightweight and compact laser scanner.

The RIEGL VUX-1UAV meets the challenges of emerging survey solutions by UAS/UAV/RPAS, gyrocopter, and ultra-light aircraft, both in measurement performance as in system integration. With regard to the specific restrictions and flight characteristics of UAS, the RIEGLVUX-1UAV is designed to be mounted in any orientation and even under limited weight and space conditions.

Modest in power consumption, the instrument requires only a single power supply. The entire data set of an acquisition campaign is stored onto an internal 240 GByte SSD and/or provided as real-time line scan data via the integrated LAN-TCP/IP interface.

Main Features

  • 10 mm survey-grade accuracy
  • scan speed up to 200 scans / second
  • measurement rate up to 500,000 meas./sec
    (@ 550 kHz PRR & 330° FOV)
  • operating flight altitude up to more than 1,000 ft
  • field of view up to 330° for practically unrestricted data acquisition
  • regular point pattern, perfectly parallel scan lines
  • cutting edge RIEGL technology providing
    – echo signal digitization
    – online waveform processing
    – multiple-time-around processing
  • multiple target capability – practically unlimited number of targets echoes
  • compact (227x180x125 mm), lightweight (3.6 kg), and rugged
  • easily mountable to professional UAS / UAV / RPAS
  • mechanical and electrical interface for IMU mounting
  • electrical interfaces for GPS data string and Sync Pulse (1PPS)
  • LAN-TCP/IP interface
  • scan data storage on internal 240 GByte SSD Memory

Main Applications

  • Power Line, Railway Track, and Pipeline Inspection
  • Terrain and Canyon Mapping
  • Corridor Mapping
  • Surveying of Urban Environments
  • Topography in Open-Cast Mining
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Documentation
  • Construction-Site Monitoring
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