Dual Aerial Sensors Yield Impressive Results

95West upgrades equipment to provide innovative solutions including the RIEGL VQ-1560 II-S

GeoConnexion recently published an article featuring 95West Aerial Mapping and their use of RIEGL‘s VQ-1560 II-S airborne laser scanner to meet an increasing need for acquiring aerial imagery for more accurate elevation measurements and better object detection in poorly lit areas.

95West’s Cessna Grand Caravan with RIEGL VQ-1560 II-S dual channel airborne laser scanner.

The RIEGL VQ-1560 II-S allowed the 95West team to map large stretches of land and cut down flight times. Using this equipment, 95West has been able to scan multiple county highway corridor projects and even several mining projects for use in long-term planning government reports.

Read the full article: Dual aerial sensors yield impressive results | GeoConnexion

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 and in the USA; main offices in, Japan, China, Australia, Canada and the UK; and a worldwide network of representatives.



About 95West Aerial Mapping

95West Aerial Mapping, LLC, formerly KBM GeoSpatial, LLC, has rebranded to reflect and showcase the firm’s expanded capabilities. 95West provides aerial acquisition and geospatial services throughout the United States and Canada. Widseth formed the subsidiary KBM GeoSpatial with its acquisition of KBM Inc. in 2016. The aerial mapping team continued to expand its client reach and added key professionals in leadership, technical, and client service roles. 


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