RIEGL VUX-120 wins the Wichmann INTERGEO Innovation Award 2021!

During day 3 of INTERGEO 2021 on Thursday, September 23, the RIEGL VUX-120 UAV LiDAR Sensor was awarded with the Wichmann Innovations Award in the hardware category.

This award has been awarded now for the ninth time. Despite strong competition, the lightweight and versatile VUX-120 convinced both the jury of experts and the public with its high performance, efficiency, and user friendliness. The scanner can be easily mounted to unmanned platforms (UAVs), as well as to helicopters, gyrocopters, and other small manned aircrafts. The innovative scan pattern (NFB Nadir/ Forward/ Backward – Scanning) allows complex and vertical targets to be acquired. With an extremely fast data acquisition rate the sensor is perfectly suited for high point density low-altitude corridor mapping applications like power line, railway track or pipeline inspections.

RIEGL would like to thank Wichmann Verlag for this prestigious honor and thank the audience, all our partners and the whole RIEGL community for their worldwide support in voting for the RIEGL VUX-120!

Gerold Olbrich, Chief Editor of gis.Business, Wichmann Verlag, presenting the Wichmann Intergeo Innovations Award 2021 to Philipp Amon, RIEGL Unmanned Laser Scanning Business Division Manager.

About RIEGL:

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

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 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, Canada, and the UK; and a worldwide network of representatives.

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