Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announced a new laser scanner, the GLS-1500, that speeds up point cloud collection – 30,000 points per second – in an ‘all-in-one’ design to reduce the amount of equipment needed in the field. It has a built-in 2.0 megapixel digital camera so when connected to a PC and using Topcon’s ScanMaster software, a live video feed of the job site can be streamed to aid in scan setup and data acquisition. Also, the GLS-1500 has an onboard data collector with keypad and LCD display which allows it to be used as a stand-alone laser scanner.
The GLS-1500 features include: 30,000 precise points per second. 10 times faster data collection than previous models; Precise Scan Technology for industry-leading clean point cloud data; Lens array optics technology to maintain distance accuracy from 1-150 meters; Additional ranging past 330 meters;
Onboard scan control software stores scan data and images to a standard SD card for easy download; Eye-safe and invisible Class 1 laser.