Toronto, Canada, August 26, 2010 — Optech Incorporated, the leading provider of advanced lidar survey instruments, announced today that Photo Science, based in Lexington, Kentucky, has purchased Optech’s next-generation Lynx Mobile MapperTM.
“We are pleased to have Photo Science augment their Optech lidar equipment,” said Brent Gelhar, Optech's Vice President, Sales and Strategy. “Given their depth of experience with airborne data collection and their ability to embrace large-scope projects, we anticipate many unique surveys will be undertaken by Photo Science with their Lynx."
Mike Ritchie, Photo Science’s President, illustrates the company’s ability to further develop the projects involving geospatial data collection, with the addition of the Lynx ground-based mobile mapping system. “We are very excited about our new instrument choice and finding lots of new ways to put it to use. We look forward to adding to our suite of Optech hardware,” he said.
Optech’s Lynx Mobile Mappers are currently employed on surveying projects for numerous clients worldwide.
About Optech Incorporated
Optech is the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and imaging-based survey instruments. With operations and staff worldwide, Optech offers both standalone and fully integrated lidar and camera solutions in airborne terrestrial mapping, airborne laser bathymetry, mobile mapping, mine cavity monitoring, and industrial process control, as well as space-proven sensors.
About Photo Science
With office locations throughout the United States, the team is lead by licensed professional engineers and land surveyors and comprised of subject matter experts with solid scientific and engineering backgrounds. The professionals at Photo Science not only understand the value of geospatial data, its acquisition, development and analysis, but fully understand how these technologies are applied to meet challenges.
For over a decade, Photo Science has been providing leading-edge airborne topographic lidar solutions, backed by 190 experienced geo-spatial professionals. Now Lynx has been added to further augment the deliverables of the group.
For further information, please contact:
Product Manager, Lynx Mobile Mapper
300 Interchange Way
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada L4K 5Z8
+1 905 660 0808
Vice President, Marketing
2670 Wilhite Drive
Lexington, KY 40503
+1 859 277 8700