GRW Purchases Optech Gemini ALTM LiDAR Sensor

July 30, 2013 LEXINGTON, Kentucky. GRW announced today that the firm has purchased an Optech Gemini Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper (ALTM), adding to the companys full realm of geospatial mapping solutions, including Digital Aerial Photography, Aerial LiDAR, ground based Stationary Terrestrial Laser Scanning (STLS), and Mobile Terrestrial Laser Scanning (MTLS).

The Optech Gemini will meet the increased demand for aerial acquisition, providing our clients with the
latest advancements in LiDAR technology, said Jeremy Mullins, CP, GRWs LiDAR Manager. We have seen a substantial growth in the LiDAR market over the last several years.

Ben Fister, PE, PLS, PSM, is PrincipalinCharge of the firms Geospatial Division. GRW has always been committed to providing our clients with the best available solutions tailored to their project goals. After careful evaluation, we appreciate the technical advancements that the Optech Gemini has provided in
the field of advanced aerial LiDAR solutions. It is a perfect addition to GRWs arsenal of equipment, said
Mr. Fister.

The sensor will be utilized for a variety of projects and industries, including aviation, coal, forestry, transportation, 3D engineering design projects, and related federal, state, and municipal mapping projects.

GRW is a Lexingtonbased engineering, architecture and geospatial firm offering multidiscipline services
nationwide for nearly 50 years. For more information on GRW, visit, or contact Jeremy
Mullins, CP, LiDAR Manager,