"Hi Lidar followers,
It has been a while since my first post on the forum (November 13, 2012).
During that time we have been developing our prototype, starting selling the first units and now we are supporting our professional customer world wide in…"
I agree that lidar systems are expensive. However it not only includes the scanner, but also high grade GNSS and IMU, and software to get accurate survey a few minutes after flight.
Flying as high is possible is efficient to cover…"
We are producing Lidar mapping payloads (< 2 kg) since a few years.
Big advantage compare to photogrammetry is that it can see and map the ground below vegetation.
More infos here : http://www.yellowscan.fr"