AGM Systems has deployed Velodyne Lidar’s Alpha Prime lidar sensor on the AGM-MS5.Prime, AGM’s latest high-performance mobile scanning solution, reported Sensors & Systems.
The AGM-MS5.Prime system is a compact, lightweight solution for high-precision mobile scanning. Alpha Prime brings to the system 128 lidar channels, 360-degree surround view, and a target detection range of 300 meters at 10 percent reflectivity and 180 meters at 5 percent reflectivity, wrote Anthony Davis in Highways Today.
Sergey Mischenko, General Director, AGM Systems, has comments in a Geospatial World story saying:
“Equipping our new AGM-MS5.Prime mobile scanner with the Alpha Prime, Velodyne’s most powerful sensor, allows us to deliver an unprecedentedly detailed and dense point cloud.”
An AIthority story quoted Erich Smidt, Vice President of Europe, Velodyne Lidar, saying:
“With the AGM-MS5.Prime, AGM once again demonstrates breakthrough innovation that advances laser scanning systems for mobile and airborne applications. With its long range and high performance, the Alpha Prime is a great fit for mobile mapping applications that require completeness of data, high accuracy, precision and speed of surveys.”
Velodyne Lidar (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors. Velodyne, a global leader in lidar, is known for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including robotics, industrial, intelligent infrastructure, autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all.