Welcome to another edition of the popular series “Road Trips with Josh and the VMX”!
In today’s episode of the RIEGL RiCAST, join RIEGL USA’s Division Manager of Mobile Laser Scanning, Joshua France, and President and Owner of TopoDOT LLC, Ted Knaak. Tune in as they discuss Ted’s background in the industry and how he came to recognize the need for a software platform. Ted provides insightful information as he has a long history with laser scanning products and was one of the early leaders in making sure mobile mapping technology was well-received and could be utilized by all departments of transportation.
Ted Knaak is currently president and owner of TopoDOT LLC, a Florida software company founded in 2011. TopoDOT software is employed worldwide as a comprehensive solution to geospatial point cloud data processing. Ted has over 25 years’ experience in the industry having founded RIEGL USA in 1993 to market and apply RIEGL LiDAR technology across North America. Earlier in his career, Ted was a control systems analyst for GE Space Systems. Ted holds a Master of Science degree in electrical and mechanical engineering from Brown and Drexel University.
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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 and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.
RIEGL’s core technology, the digitization of LiDAR signals (“Waveform LiDAR”), provides 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 LiDARTM 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, as well as training and support, RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers.
Worldwide sales, training, support and services are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria; main offices in the USA, Japan, China, Australia and Canada; and a worldwide network of representatives.