Lidar sensor

Riegl Q780 II

Riegl Q780

Riegl VQ820

Lidar frequency 1064nm 1064nm 532nm
Laser Class 3B 3B 3B
Scan Frequency 2000 kHz 400 kHz 400 kHz
Type of Lidar Full waveform Discrete
Scan pattern Regular cross track Half Circle
Number MTA Zone 35 15 5
Accuracy 20mm 25mm
Maximum Flying altitude 5600m 4000m 600m
Main application Wide Area / High Altitude Mapping, High Point Density Mapping, Mapping of Complex Urban Environments, Glacier & Snowfield Mapping, City Modeling, Mapping of Lakesides & River Banks, Agriculture & Forestry, Corridor Mapping Topographic mapping, forestry surveys, powerline and infrastructure monitoring, geotechnical surveys Bathymetric and aquatic transition zones, snow and ice surfaces




  • Very compact & lightweight (1.55 kg / 3.4 lbs)
  • 360° field of view
  • Robust aluminum housing, ready to be mounted on multi-rotor, rotary-wing, and fixed-wing UAVs
  • makes use of RIEGL’s unique echo signal digitization and online waveform processing
  • Multiple target capability – up to 5 target echoes per laser shot
  • Scan speed up to 100 scans/sec
  • Measurement rate 100,000 measurements/sec
  • Mechanical and electrical interface for IMU mounting
  • Exceptionally well suited to measure snowy and icy terrain
  • user-friendly, application- and installation-oriented solutions for integration



  • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Glacier and Snowfield Mapping
  • Archeology and Cultural Heritage Documentation
  • Construction-Site Monitoring
  • Landslide Monitoring