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Sample Data

Explore actual data for the Phoenix LiDAR configurations below.

Phoenix LiDAR Systems

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Scout Series

Combining low cost and weight with solid performance, the Scout is an excellent entry-level LiDAR system.

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Alpha Series – AL3-32

Alpha Series

The AL3-32 is a strong candidate for high density, survey-level applications at an entry-level cost.

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miniRANGER Series

With up to 5 returns per laser pulse, the miniRANGER excels in efficiency and accuracy.

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Ranger Series

RANGER Series

Our strongest system, the RANGER produces precise data even at high scan speeds and system altitudes.

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Phoenix TerraHawk UAV LiDAR Systems

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T-32 Sensor System

The T-32 LiDAR system features 32 lasers for high speed missions requiring dense data.

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RANGER LR-T

Our most powerful system, the RANGER, designed for the TerraHawk CW-30 UAV.

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Phoenix Cloud Viewer Training Video - Phoenix LiDAR Systems
Cloud Viewer Tutorial Video

Phoenix Cloud Viewer shows detailed LiDAR data that can be a challenge for some computers. Please note:

  • We recommend Chrome/Safari with few or no other tabs open.
  • Once the point cloud opens, click the menu and set the “point budget” to the highest available value.
  • Want a smoother experience? Set your browser to use your NVIDIA graphics card, if equipped.

Dive into the data! Explore the sample point clouds by using these tools:

  • Mouse (recommended): Left Click: rotate / Right Click: change position / Scroll: zoom
  • Classification Filter: toggle on/off all items of a specific class, like vegetation, water, structures, etc.
  • Tools: leverage LiDAR’s laser accuracy by making measurements with these tools
  • Materials: view elevation, flight paths during acquisition, intensity of laser pulse returns, etc.
  • And more!

Phoenix Scout LiDAR Series

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Scout UAV LiDAR + Dual RGB Cameras

This colored point cloud features data from our entry-level Scout system with dual RGB cameras, which covered 120 degrees of swath and offered excellent oblique color. At 40 meters AGL, the Scout mapped the area with accuracy within 1 cm. This system is ideal for applications requiring oblique imagery, like open pit mining, etc.

System:  Scout + Dual RGB Cameras
AGL:  40 m (approx.)
Speed:  6 m/s (approx.)

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Phoenix Alpha LiDAR Series

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AL3-32 UAV LiDAR in Power Utilities

One of the most popular uses of aerial LiDAR surveying is to track and monitor power infrastructure. Unlike other methods, like photogrammetry, LiDAR mapping enables surveyors to detect equipment as small as power lines, even when obscured by foliage, and to perform precise measurements, like calculating line sag and hazardous vegetation growth.

System: AL3-32
AGL: 60 m (approx.)
Speed: 3-10 m/s (approx.)

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AL3-32 UAV LiDAR in Infrastructure Monitoring

Because of its laser accuracy and the volume of laser pulses (700,000 pulses/second), LiDAR can be a cost-effective means for monitoring infrastructure, especially complex structures in remote areas with heavy vegetation, like the bridge in this scan. Mounting a Phoenix LiDAR AL3-32 system to a DJI M600 UAV system allows inspectors rare access at a fraction of the time and cost of a manned inspection.

System: AL3-32
AGL: 60 m (approx.)
Speed: 3-10 m/s (approx.)

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AL3-32 UAV LiDAR + HD DSLR Camera

One of the strengths of UAV LiDAR is the ability to map power lines and other environmental infrastructure with laser accuracy. Pairing the collected LiDAR data with high-resolution photo imagery, this popular Phoenix LiDAR system produces survey-grade data that is both accurate and colorized for your application needs.

System: AL3-32 + HD DSLR

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AL3-32 Ground Vehicle + LadyBug5 360° HD Camera

Flexibility is a cornerstone for Phoenix LiDAR research, bringing you systems that can be mounted in various configurations, from drone to vehicle to backpack. Combining this flexible AL3-32 system with an HD 360° camera on the Phoenix Roof Rack turns an ordinary car into a powerhouse of laser mapping instruments.

System: AL3-32 + LadyBug 5 360° HD Camera
AGL: Ground Scan

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AL3-32 UAV LiDAR + GeoSLAM ZEB-REVO Scanner + HD DSLR Camera

This data set was collected by a Phoenix AL3-32 drone LiDAR system with mounted DSLR HD camera, with even more data collected from the ground by using the GeoSlam Zeb-Revo handheld scanner. The data is combined via post-processing to produce a highly detailed point cloud. The handheld LiDAR point data is displayed in white.

System: AL3-32 + HD DSLR + GeoSLAM ZEB-REVO
AGL: 50 m (approx.)
Speed: 6 m/s (approx.)

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AL3-32 UAV LiDAR in Mining

Explore an open pit mine with a Phoenix AL3-32 mounted UAV system. UVA LiDAR is a popular method of measuring volumetric data within the mining industry because of its speed and the cost savings from not having to send a manned aircraft or team teams into the rugged terrain.

System: AL3-32
AGL: 30 m (approx.)
Speed: 4-10 m/s (approx.)

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AL3-32 + DSLR in UAV Peninsula Scan

This AL3-32 combined the strengths of LiDAR with high-resolution photography, scanning a challenging landscape that included vegetation, built structures, and a sandy beach environment to produce survey-grade mapping data.

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AL3-32 UAV LiDAR in Forestry

Companies in forestry often use UAV LiDAR for surveying because laser sensors can map the ground beneath vegetation and also measure the health of foliage, depending on the sensor used.

System: AL3-32
AGL: 70 m (approx.)
Speed:  2-6 m/s (approx)

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AL3-32 UAV LiDAR Scan in Quarry

Using the AL3-32 UAV LiDAR technology, a client was able to capture fine details of this quarry. The data allows surveyors to classify the geographic land by vegetation, ground, and depth.

System: AL3-32
AGL: 70 m (approx.)
Speed:  2-6 m/s (approx)

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Phoenix miniRANGER LiDAR Series

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miniRANGER UAV LiDAR Scans Racing Campus

Because LiDAR data can be used to form highly dense terrain models, surveyors can map elevations, classify structures and vegetation, and even identify small, but important detail, like power lines. Using a Phoenix LiDAR miniRANGER system, surveyors can fly higher and collect even more data than with lower end systems.

System:  miniRANGER
AGL: 80 m (approx.)
Speed: 6 m/s (approx.)

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miniRANGER UAV LiDAR + RGB Camera

We perform strenuous tests on every Phoenix LiDAR system. This point cloud shows data from one of our favorite testing sites, which allows us to scan various types of material, elevation, vegetation, and structures. These real-world scenarios enable our technicians to calibrate each system before delivery to clients.

System: miniRANGER
AGL: 60 m (approx.)
Speed: 6 m/s (approx.)

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miniRANGER UAV LiDAR + Dual RGB Camera
300 m Swath in Single Flight Line

Part of our ongoing research and development testing new configurations. In this point cloud, our miniRANGER system collects an impressive 300 meters of RGB data in a single flight line. The LiDAR system is flying perpendicular to the concrete structure, and its integrated cameras collect a swath of color data in the center. Try using the ruler tool to measure the swath!

System: miniRANGER
AGL: 40 m (approx.)
Speed: 8 m/s (approx.)

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miniRANGER UAV LiDAR in Vegetation Scanning and Penetration

One of the strengths of the miniRANGER system is its ability to acquire precise data in densely vegetated areas, enabling surveyors to capture dense point cloud information of the ground beneath foliage that would ordinarily be an obstacle for photogrammetry systems. Combining LiDAR and an RGB camera, this system captures elevations, creeks and rivers, and human infrastructure in one mission.

System: miniRANGER
AGL: 80 m (approx.)
Speed: 6-10 m/s (approx.)

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miniRANGER UAV LiDAR + UAV Hyperspectral

The fusion of data from our miniRANGER LiDAR system with UAV Hyperspectral imagery greatly increases the information that we can extract from a site survey. In this example, we performed a k-means unsupervised classification using the full 270 spectral band VNIR hyperspectral data cube to group vegetation types in the segmented LiDAR point cloud. This is just scratching the surface of what can be achieve with UAV LiDAR + Hyperspectral imagery.

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Phoenix RANGER LiDAR Series

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Dual RANGER LR System + R44 in Utility and Power Line Infrastructure

We’re proud of this data set, which features Phoenix LiDAR’s Dual RANGER system and our powerful IMU 52, producing a dense and highly accurate point cloud with sufficient detail to map utility infrastructure and power lines clearly from an altitude of 100 meters, traveling at 50 knots.

System: Dual RANGER LR + IMU 52 + R44 Helicopter
AGL: 100 m (approx.)
Speed: 50 kn (approx.)

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RANGER LR + Vapor 55 UAV LiDAR in Disaster Response: Landslide Mapping

When disaster strikes, utilities and municipalities must react immediately to begin recovery. Among the first tasks is to gauge the scope of damage to critical infrastructure, like roads, power lines, communications equipment, etc. Phoenix LiDAR systems penetrate vegetation to enable responsible parties to locate power lines and other obscured equipment. Mounting a Phoenix payload on a UAV decreases the time and cost of information gathering when resources may be scarce.

System: RANGER LR + Vapor 55
AGL: 100 m (approx.)
Speed: 8 m/s (approx.)

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RANGER LR + UAV LiDAR in Power Utilities

This combination of the RANGER LR with a standard M600 UAV showcases one of Phoenix LiDAR’s most popular solutions. The ability to map power utilities has been an ongoing challenge because of the small size of power lines and frequent vegetation obstruction. Post-processing further enhances usability by introducing classifications whereby can toggle on/off vegetation, structures, etc.

System: RANGER LR
AGL: 70 m (approx.)
Speed: 7 m/s (approx.)

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RANGER LR UAV LiDAR in Construction

Many in the construction industry use LiDAR to develop and analyze surface models used for large scale project design and planning. Because of its laser accuracy, LiDAR can penetrate vegetation and map utilities from the air, saving time and increasing accuracy.

System: RANGER LR
AGL: 80 m (approx.)
Speed: 1-6 m/s (approx.)

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RANGER LR UAV LiDAR + AStar 350 Helicopter in Industrial Scanning

As the most powerful LiDAR solution Phoenix LiDAR currently offers, this RANGER with the Long Range option, combined with an RGB camera, was mounted on a AS350 helicopter to capture high definition data of this community featuring diverse elements, like homes, concrete structures and roads, trains, farmland, and more.

System: RANGER LR + AStar 350 Helicopter
AGL: 250 m (approx.)
Speed: 50 knots (approx.)

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RANGER LR UAV LiDAR + Vapor 55 in Dense Vegetation

This point cloud features LiDAR data captured by the Phoenix RANGER System, mounted on a Vapor 55 single rotor UAV. The resulting high density map was colorized by satellite RGB projection onto the data for enhanced visual usability.

System: RANGER LR + Vapor 55
AGL: 80 m (approx.)
Speed: 8 m/s (approx.)

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RANGER LR + Backpack Mount

Used as a solo mapping system or in conjunction with aerial LiDAR, Phoenix’s RANGER LR system is so portable that it can be mounted onto a backpack and walked through a neighborhood to capture data. Projecting RGB color onto the LiDAR data enables a colorized point cloud for enhanced usability.

System:  RANGER LR + Backpack Mount
AGL: 2 m (approx.)
Speed: 1 m/s (approx.)

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RANGER LR + Ladybug 5 360° Camera in Suburban Setting

Combining Ladybug imaging data to your LiDAR scan enables 3-dimensional colorization of your models. In this model, the Phoenix LiDAR system is mounted on a vehicle and driven through a city street.

System: RANGER LR+ Ladybug5 360° Camera
AGL: Ground Scan

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RANGER LR + Ladybug5 360° Camera in Residential Neighborhood

Phoenix LiDAR systems can be mounted to a vehicle for even more versatility. In this model, see the LiDAR data as collected from a vehicle in a residential neighborhood street.

System: RANGER LR + Ladybug5 360° Camera
AGL: Ground Scan

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T-32 LiDAR System
Designed for the Phoenix TerraHawk CW-20

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T-32 Sensor

The T-32 sensor was built for Phoenix LiDAR’s TerraHawk, the first fixed-wing, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) UAV LiDAR system on the market. This sensor leverages 32 lasers for high definition data acquisition at high altitudes and speeds. The TerraHawk combines the speed and distance benefits of fixed-wing aircraft with the safer take off/landing benefits of VTOL, a particular concern for surveyors in the field.

System: T-32 Sensor + TerraHawk CW-20
AGL: 60 m (approx.)
Speed: 26 m/s (approx.)

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Phoenix RANGER LR-T LiDAR System
Designed for the Phoenix TerraHawk CW-30

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Ranger LR-T + TerraHawk CW-30

The RANGER LR-T was built specifically for Phoenix LiDAR’s TerraHawk CW-30, a fixed-wing VTOL UAV. This powerful combination operates at high speeds and altitudes for hours at a time to capture some of the highest caliber LiDAR data possible on the commercial market.

System: Phoenix TerraHawk CW-30 + RANGER LR-T
AGL: 150 m (approx.)
Speed: 28 m/s (approx.)

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