TOPODRONE sells AQUAMAPPER underwater LiDAR survey tool
Swiss mapping, surveying, and modeling tech company TOPODRONE has introduced its AQUAMAPPER solution that adds underwater LiDAR and bathymetry capacities to the company’s range of drone-transported data collection equipment.
Montreaux-based TOPODRONE developed its AQUAMAPPER device to provide detailed bathymetric data for clients working on marine projects, or those whose surveying or construction activities involve both ground-level and underwater terrain. When paired with the company’s LiDAR ULTRA platform, the AQUAMAPPER rounds out a complete set of photogrammetry, LiDAR, and bathymetry surveying capabilities.
Once mounted on a drone, TOPDRONE says AQUAMAPPER will provide effective and accurate feeds of various kinds of data at flight speeds of up to 14 km/h – rivaling traditional boat-based methods.
The company says the post-processed kinematic-ready solution is designed for use on DJI Matrice 300 RTK craft for surveys including – but…