Aerial and UAV's


Laser rangefinders verify altitude and profile the ground below

As aerial vehicles become autonomous, sensors are needed to verify altitude above landing strips.  Also, low-flying aircraft may use laser rangefinders to profile the grounds below. The AR3000 distance measurement sensor, as well as other long range laser sensors, are often used in these applications.

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