Michigan-based Surveying Firm Expands With Purchase of Second Mobile Mapping System

Standish, Michigan – April, 2016

Surveying Solutions, Inc. (SSI), a leading geospatial service provider, is excited to announce the purchase of their second VMX Mobile LiDAR system. SSI’s acquisition of the new RIEGL VMX-1HA will aid in the expansion of their robust mapping portfolio. SSI is also the first firm in the U.S. to purchase the new VMX-1HA system. With an increase demand for highly detailed, design-grade datasets, SSI will continue to meet the needs of their clients.

“This acquisition will allow SSI to continue to stay on the forefront of the mobile mapping market”, says President of SSI, Andrew Semenchuk. “SSI has had an outstanding relationship with RIEGL since the purchase of our first VMX mobile system in 2011 and we have pushed the limits of their equipment and software. Since then, RIEGLhas responded with the VMX-1HA which we have found to be the premier Mobile LiDAR system on the market today. SSI is proud to add this system to our mobile mapping operations.”

The RIEGL VMX-1HA is a high speed, high performance dual scanner Mobile Mapping System which provides dense, accurate, and feature-rich data at highway speeds. As a complete data collection package capturing 2 million measurements and 500 scan lines per second, this turnkey solution is ideally suited for survey-grade mobile mapping applications. The systems lightweight, compact and rugged laser scanners are also easily mountable to all of SSI’s LiDAR platforms for scanning by road, rail, off-road, or boat.

“Five years ago, SSI decided to use a VMX-250 – the first generation ofRIEGL mobile mapping systems – for their mobile mapping operations to provide their customers with top of the line surveying data. We are very excited that SSI has again decided to trust the latest state-of-the-art RIEGL laser scanning technology and purchased – as the first customer in the USA – the recently released RIEGL VMX-1HA”, comments Harald Teufelsbauer, RIEGL Product Manager Mobile Laser Scanning, and continues, “This turnkey dual scanner mobile mapping system comprises of the newest generation high-speed, high-accuracy RIEGL VUX-1HA LiDAR sensors and a further improved IMU/GNSS unit. Data acquisition at highway driving speeds and a seamlessRIEGL processing workflow will enable SSI to deliver extremely dense, feature-rich, highly accurate, precisely geo-referenced, true coloured point clouds – resulting in excellent mission results. We look forward to further our outstanding, long-term relationship with SSI.”

About SSI

SSI is a Midwest-based consulting firm specializing in geospatial/surveying services. SSI’s team of professionals and technical experts provides services to a wide range of clientele with an emphasis in the Transportation industry including state DOT’s, federal agencies, municipalities, private development firms as well as various design professionals. For over fifteen years, SSI’s dedicated and experienced staff has remained committed to providing exceptional service nationwide. That dedication combined with the very latest in geospatial technology allows SSI to provide clients a comprehensive range of services and solutions to help them make the most accurate and informed decisions.

To learn more about SSI’s Mobile LiDAR acquisition, project plans, or to book an interview, please contact Casey Potts at 989.846.6601 or email, cpotts@ssi-mi.com

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