Optech Incorporated announced the sale of an ALTM 3100DC system to Beijing XTD Information Technology Limited Liability Corporation, marking the first airborne lidar system sale into China.

The world 's first 100-kHz airborne laser terrain mapper, the ALTM 3100 offers laser pulse rates as high as 100 khz at 1100 m altitude, producing elevation data of unparalleled density and unprecedented low cost per posting. Additionally, the system can fly up to 3,500 m with laser pulse rates as high as 33 khz. The DC (digital camera) option features a 4k x 4k integrated metric frame digital camera for geo-referenced (XYZ)color or color-IR images with sub-pixel accuracy.

Source: Optech, Feb. 1, 2005