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Extreme LiDAR Data Collection with Convenient Plans and Data Processing Options – The Microdrones mdLiDAR3000 aaS is an end-to-end LiDAR solution combining a drone, LiDAR payload, fully integrated software workflow, and world-class support to consistently provide quality deliverables. As you’ve come to expect, Microdrones provides the full solution: Plan, Fly, Process, Visualize ... Only Bigger.

      The mdLiDAR3000 is a serious machine for serious geomatics professionals in the construction, land development, engineering, surveying and research trades. It’s field-tough and ready to work with you on Corridor mapping; Mining (volume calculation); Construction site monitoring; Environmental changes (time series); Forestry; Contour mapping; Leveling/ Excavating; Archaeology and cultural heritage; and Highway construction.

      The mdLiDAR3000 aaS uses the lifting power, resilience and efficiency of the Microdrones aircraft platform to carry a perfectly integrated Riegl LiDAR sensor and Sony camera. The result? You can quickly acquire high-density and accurate LiDAR data in the field and efficiently turn it into a 3D colorized point cloud back at the office or on your laptop.

      With Microdrones as a Service (mdaaS), customers deploy the full hardware and software solution as a service. Microdrones delivers access to its unique data processing software solution, mdInfinity, packaged with either the purchase or rental of the equipment.

Key features of the Microdrones mdLiDAR3000 aaS:

  • Microdrones' md4-3000 tri-blade UAV platform with robust housing and components, rain- and heat-resistance, and fail-safe motors for minimum downtown

  • Fully integrated Riegl miniVUX‑1UAV or miniVUX‑1DL LiDAR sensor and Sony RX1R II 42.4 megapixel camera for rapid production of professional quality 3D colorized point clouds.

  • Applanix APX-20 external IMU with APX-20 UAV DG software for georeferencing

  • mdCockpit and mdInfinity software included

  • mdRC remote controller with encrypted digital data link

  • Extended communication range operation with handover control

  • Simple mission planning, automated execution and thorough data processing are all integrated into an intuitive, seamless end-to-end workflow solution

The mdLiDAR3000 is a serious machine for serious geomatics professionals working in construction, land development, engineering, surveying and research. It’s field-tough and ready to work with you on a variety of applications, including Corridor mapping, Mining (volume calculation), Construction site monitoring, Environmental changes (time series), Forestry, Contour mapping, Leveling/Excavation, Archaeology and cultural heritage, and Highway construction.


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