Zoller+Fröhlich GmbH Introduce the Z+F IMAGER 5006i

November 24, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+

Two years after the introduction of the Z+F IMAGER 5006, Zoller+Fröhlich GmbH presented an improved version of the 3D laser scanner at INTERGEO 2008 in Bremen, Germany.

The development of the Z+F IMAGER 5006i allows for improved point cloud data quality and is now more resistant to a higher temperature range, increasing productivity of the data survey on site. The Z+F IMAGER 5006i can now operate within temperatures as low as -10°C or as high as  45°C.

Within these environmental temperatures, the scanner can be used within its 'stand alone' concept. The integrated battery enables an independent power supply and the data can be stored directly on the internal hard drive.

The improvement of the data quality is noticeable in two aspects. On the one hand, the Z+F IMAGER 5006i has a reduced range noise on surfaces of objects which has benefits in the later data evaluation. On the other hand, it enables the scanning of “difficult” surfaces, e.g. polished metal. In practise, this results in a reduction in the number of scanner positions, resulting in reduced scanning times and a more economic work process.

A WLAN interface has been integrated for easier handling of the Z+F IMAGER 5006i. Other devices such as a notebook, PC, PDA or iPhone can be used to operate the scanner and view the scanned data without the use of any additional software.

Creating coloured point clouds is gaining in importance in many areas of application.

With the M-Cam Z+F offers a fast solution which allows an automatic selection of identical points. The Z+F IMAGER 5006i is already equipped with the necessary interfaces for connecting a camera to the scanner, enabling the capture of colour point cloud data sets. It is possible to equip the laser scanner at any time with the Z+F M-Cam.

The Z+F IMAGER 5006i is available from December 1st, 2008.

For more information, visit

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

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



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.


POB July 2014

2014 July

In the July 2014 issue, POB explores the growth of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States across residential, commercial and utilities markets. Also, read how an innovative system ensures the vertical alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge.

Table Of Contents Subscribe


How long until drones will be commonly used in business?
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.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +