Company Profile

Teledyne Optech has been a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced lidar instruments for 40 years. Teledyne Optech is widely recognized for its technological depth in lidar and related technologies, with decades of experience in lidar and photogrammetry, as well as auxiliary technologies such as GPS, inertial measurement systems, and waveform digitization. Our rugged, reliable, and innovative lidar and camera products are deployed on all seven continents—and even on other planets, where a Teledyne Optech lidar provided proof of precipitation on Mars.

From this innovation heritage, our clients have come to depend on us to provide industry leadership with new technologies and capabilities to maximize their collection accuracy and efficiency. Teledyne Optech works closely with commercial, government, military, and space-based organizations to meet their specialized application requirements. Now a Teledyne company, we are expanding our commitment to advancing the state of the art of the technology.

We offer standalone and fully integrated lidar and camera solutions in airborne mapping, airborne bathymetry, mobile mapping, terrestrial laser scanning, mine cavity monitoring, and industrial process control, as well as space-proven sensors. Complete with extensive survey planning, operation and automated post-processing software, Optech systems enable clients to collect, manage and deliver survey data to their customers quickly and profitably.

Teledyne Optech has extensive experience in deploying systems in challenging environments such as aircraft, vehicles, rail, boats, underground mines, and even in space. To understand and support our clients, our staff has flown in hundreds of aircraft and helicopters around the world, been down dozens of mines, walked hundreds of survey sites, and climbed up mountains and glaciers.

Our success is based on our highly skilled and creative staff, drawn from a variety of engineering disciplines, physics, software, GIS and geomatics, as well as business and technical specialties. With a global network of distributors and representatives, Teledyne Optech supplies and supports clients around the world.

Headquarters in Toronto, Canada, designs, develops and produces innovative lidar technologies as well as camera production and global sales. Rochester, USA, designs, develops and produces new camera systems (RGB, thermal, multispectral) and defense and security solutions, as well as global marketing management. Mississippi, USA, designs and produces integrated airborne bathymetry sensors.

Established in 1974 under the name Optech, the company has grown into a global leader and is now owned by Teledyne DALSA. Teledyne Optech based in Toronto, Canada, with offices in the USA, Europe and China and representatives worldwide.

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Optech & Teledyne

Teledyne Optech collaborates with other high-technology companies in the Teledyne family to develop innovative cross-technology solutions. By combining Optech’s lidar and camera expertise with Teledyne’s wide portfolio of remote-sensing technology, we provide surveyors with new and versatile tools that improve efficiency for current applications and create deliverables for new markets.

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