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Optech Introduces DASHMap Data Processing Software for the ALTM line of lidar products

December 13, 2006
Optech Incorporated is pleased to introduce DASHMap, the latest data processing software development for Optech’s Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper (ALTM) product line.


Toronto-Optech Incorporated is pleased to introduce DASHMap, the latest data processing software development for Optech’s Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper (ALTM) product line.

DASHMap is Optech’s next generation data processing software for airborne lidar data. With a vastly accelerated data acquisition-to-processing ratio, a simplified user interface with embedded 3D visualization, fully incorporated geodetic transformation and the total elimination of intermediate processing files, DASHMap is the world’s most advanced lidar point processing tool.

Optech’s ALTM products, including the latest addition, the ALTM Gemini, continue to set the global standard for airborne laser terrain mapping in accuracy, efficiency and ease of use. ALTM Gemini acquires data in excess of 100,000 pulses per second with innovative features such as intensity output, full waveform digitization, and a capability to measure multiple pulses. Optech’s ALTM Gemini is the world’s first Multipulse measurement system with roll compensation and digital camera integration. ALTM products are the world’s premier and most popular airborne lidar solutions.

"DASHMap is a reflection of Optech’s continuing commitment to blaze new trails in all facets of the lidar industry, including post-processing," says Brent Gelhar, Director of Optech''s Terrestrial Survey Division. "This core philosophy, coupled with over 30 years of scientific innovation in lidar are the defining reasons why Optech dominates the airborne laser mapping industry. It’s not mere coincidence that there are more Optech ALTMs in operation worldwide than any other airborne laser mapping instrument."


About Optech

Optech is the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced laser-based survey instruments. The company offers client-driven solutions in airborne terrestrial mapping, airborne laser bathymetry, 3D laser imaging, space-based atmospheric monitors, spaceborne landing/docking systems, mine cavity monitoring systems, and industrial process control equipment.