Latest Headlines

Leica Geosystems Reseller of Emerge Digital Sensor System 05.12.2003

May 12, 2003
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping LLC is pleased to announce that it is a non-exclusive reseller of the Emerge Digital Sensor System (DSS). The Emerge DSS is a medium-format sensor that captures high-quality, digital rectifiable imagery, and is developed by the Emerge Sensor Group (Andover, Massachusetts, USA) and assembled and calibrated for Emerge by Applanix Corporation (Ontario, Canada).

The Emerge DSS is an affordable, pilot-operated color and color infrared (IR) digital sensor. Users have the choice of using 35 or 55 mm lenses to cover a wide range of project requirements. Shutter speed options range from 1/125 – 1/4000 of a second and are capable of collecting ground sample distances ranging from 0.15-meter to 1-meter. The sensor is ruggedized and includes a fully integrated flight management system and Applanix’s Position and Orientation System for Airborne Vehicles (POS AV). One internal pressurized 80 GB disk for high altitude collection and one external removable disk, provide data storage for imagery and navigation data.

The Emerge DSS is ideal for applications such as corridor surveying, and orthophoto productions for medium-sized projects. On the ground, analysts will use the included software suite of Applanix and Emerge applications for integrated inertial/GPS data processing, exterior orientation parameter calculation, sensor calibration and radiometric processing. It can be installed in some of the smallest, most efficient aircraft or helicopters, making data collection for small area collections such as municipalities affordable to the customer and profitable to the acquisition firm.

Following initial processing, imagery can be used directly or post-processed in GIS, photogrammetric or remote sensing applications such as digital mapping, 3D visual analysis and feature collection (offered by Leica Geosystems’ IMAGINE OrthoBASE®, IMAGINE VirtualGIS® and ERDAS Stereo Analyst, respectively).

“Leica Geosystems’ decision to resell the Emerge DSS is a strong endorsement of our medium-format digital sensor technology,” said Gerry Kinn, Senior Advisor, Emerge. “With Leica Geosystems’ strong sales and support teams promoting the product, customers will benefit from the excellent reputation in the mapping and remote sensing industry that they represent.”

“The Emerge DSS rounds out Leica Geosystems’ outstanding range of larger-format sensors,” said Richard McKay, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping. “We are pleased to provide customers the option of purchasing one of the top medium-format cameras in the industry for their smaller project needs. We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with Emerge.”

Leica Geosystems is the industry leader in providing products that power the Geospatial Imaging Chain of capturing, referencing, measuring, analyzing, and presenting data in a format that is useful to its customers.

Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping’s sensors and cameras include the large-format ADS40 Digital Airborne Sensor, ALS50 Airborne Laser Scanner and the RC30 Aerial Camera System, ideal for large-format applications such as urban modeling and flood plain mapping. Leica Geosystems will provide first-support to its Emerge DSS customers.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.

POB

POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Surveying Career

Would you recommend surveying as a career to a current college student?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +