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Product Name:RIEGL VP-1
Description:With the VP-1 helicopter pod RIEGL provides a user-friendly turnkey solution for the application of the new RIEGL VUX-1LR Long Range LiDAR Sensor in airborne surveying missions. The VUX-SYS for Airborne Laser Scanning – comprising the LiDAR Sensor, the IMU/GNSS unit with antenna, the control unit and a digital camera – is fully integrated into the small and lightweight RIEGL VP-1 pod, to be mounted on standard hard points and typical camera mounts of manned helicopters. Quick release adapter brackets and a minimum of external cabling (i.e. power supply, LAN, GPS antenna) allow quick system installation and removal.
Year of introduction:2015
Year of last update:2017
Total weight [kg]:19
Power requirements:11 - 32V DC
Type of GNSS/INS positioning system:Applanix AP20 or Applanix AP60
Camera:NikonD810 or PhaseONEiXU150 or 2x SonyAlpha6000
Data storage facilities:internal storage,Laptop,data recorder DR1560(opt)
Mission planning software:
Postprocessing software:RiPROCESS, RiMTA ALS, RiWORLD
Laser Pulse Characteristics 
Wavelength [nm]:
Standard pulse length [ns]:
Pulse length variation [ns]:
Beam divergence [mrad]:0.5
Type/class laser:1
Eyesafe range [m]:
Measurement Characteristics  
Scanning method :time of flight measurement
Scan frequency [Hz]:750000
Min. pulse frequency [Hz]:
Max. pulse frequency [Hz]:
Max. field of view [deg]:330
Max. number of recorded echoes per pulse:practically unlimited
Full-wave form digitization:N
Pulse sampling frequency [GHz]:
Recording of intensity of return signal [bits]:16
Multiple pulses in air:Y
Uncertainty and resolution 
Pitch and roll pointing precision [deg]:
Heading pointing precision [deg]:
Elevation precision at 1 km [m]:
Planimetric precision at 1km [cm]:
Across-track point spacing at 1km [m]:
Operation Characteristics 
Min. flying height [m]:
Max. flying height [m]:530
Max. acquisition time [hr]:
Main applications:-Precision Agriculture -Archaeology & Cultural Heritage -Terrain and Canyon Mapping -Surveying of Urban Environments -Power Line, Railway Track, and Pipeline Inspection -Accident Investigation -Emergency Management Planning
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Distinguishable features :-robust and reliable airborne scanner carrying platform -RIEGL VUX-1LR LiDAR sensor, IMU/GNSS unit, and optional digital camera fully integrated -to be mounted on standard hard points and typical camera mounts of manned helicopters -fully mechanical and electrical integration of sensor system components into aircraft fuselage

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