RIEGL RiCAST: Josh France has a conversation with Calgary’s Dr. Rob Radovanovic about mobile LiDAR

Dr. Robert Radovanic

Welcome to another episode of “Celebrating the 10 Years of Success with the VMX” with Josh France. Listen in on this insightful conversation about mobile LiDAR with Dr. Robert Radovanovic, Calgary Engineering Branch Manager at McElhanney Ltd.

Their discussion features Dr. Radovanic’s experiences scanning hundreds of miles of roadway with the VMX-450, a predecessor to the current model, the VMX-2HA. He will talk about what they have learned over the past nine years of scanning with the VMX, and discuss industry demands in certain mobile surveying and environmental markets.

About “Doctor Rob

A passionate advocate of the digitized reality industry, Dr. Radovanovic has over 20 years of experience in advanced mapping and surveying technologies. He has been both involved in the technical development of emerging mapping technologies, as well as the growth of businesses focused on this sector. In addition, he is an active participant in educational and industry associations, providing courses and seminars on topics ranging from the pitfalls of point clouds to modernized GNSS positioning.

“Dr. Rob” is currently the Manager of Calgary Engineering Operations at McElhanney Ltd., a consulting engineering and surveying company based in Western Canada, where he continues to develop opportunities to leverage 3D data and visualization technologies into modern design workflows.


RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning solutions.

RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for over 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.

RIEGL’s core Smart-Waveform technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.

RIEGL’s Ultimate LiDAR™ 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing “Innovation in 3D” for the LiDAR industry.

From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, training and support; RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers. Worldwide sales, training, support and service are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria; main offices in the USA, Japan, China, and Australia; and by a worldwide network of representatives covering Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia and Africa.

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