Latest Headlines

Aerial Services Inc. Doubles its Sensors with Leica Geosystems' ADS80

Leica ADS80 purchase will help meet increasing business demand, expand its NAIP acquisition portfolio and provide the capacity to build new business. 

Norcross, Ga. - As a prominent aerial imagery and geospatial solutions provider in the United States, ASI’s recent acquisition further strengthens Leica Geosystems’ position as the leading provider of digital aerial technology and the partner of choice for leading aerial photography providers.  This is ASI’s second purchase in less than two years.

The first U.S. geospatial firm to purchase a Leica ADS80 sensor back in 2008, ASI has been able to quickly and successfully expand its imaging capabilities to enhance its geospatial solutions offerings, including orthophotos and 3D feature mapping. Keen to maintain its reputation as an innovator and competent aerial imaging partner, ASI purchased its second Leica ADS80 to further meet customer demands as well as build and win new business opportunities.

Having a second Leica ADS80 will be particularly beneficial in supporting ASI’s participation in the USDA’s National Aerial Imagery Program (NAIP), the largest aerial photography campaign in US history. As one of six prime contractors to the program, ASI will use the increased flexibility, capacity and efficiency of its two Leica ADS80 sensors to not only help increase its profile within the program, but also provide the latitude to continue to develop data products for its other growing clientele in the engineering, utility and forestry industries.

“The Leica ADS80 is the most sophisticated, simplest to use and most productive large-format camera on the market,” said Mike Tully, president and CEO of ASI, based in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  “The XPro image processing software adds further power to a great camera and enables us to deliver extremely accurate orthophotography to clients extremely quickly. Furthermore, Leica Geosystems has an unceasing desire to improve and support its technology, which makes them an excellent partner for our business. Its technology and technical support staff not only enables us to remain competitive, they give us the platform to better our solutions portfolio, expand our acquisition campaigns, and solicit for aggressive, complex aerial mapping programs.”

“Leica Geosystems is very proud to have its technology at the helm of such a leader in the industry,” said Shawn Slade, Airborne Imaging and LiDAR Sales for Western U.S. & Western Canada with Leica Geosystems. “We look forward to continuing to support ASI’s very healthy and steadily growing digital aerial survey business.”

Leica ADS80 information:

Aerial Services Inc. (ASI)
Based in Cedar Falls, Iowa, ASI is an integrated team of professionals providing premier services to government, utilities, engineers, and other geospatial customers. Veteran-owned and based in the Iowa heartland for over 40 years, Aerial Services’ Midwestern work ethic, cutting-edge technology, and experienced staff combine to harness the power of geographic information and provide solutions you need. Contact ASI at 319-277-0436 or for more information.

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.

Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 3,500 employees in 28 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.

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 April 2015 Cover

2015 April

In this April 2015 issue of POB, we explore how AVEVA solutions and laser scanning gave international contractor Ariosh some real competitive advantages in challenging oil and gas revamp projects.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Is Work Better Today?

Surveyors, how has the newest technologies available to the profession affected you? Compared to five years ago, work today is …
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

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

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.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +

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.