Another industry 1st for Optech: 100 ALTMs sold worldwide!

Tampa, May 9, 2007: Optech Incorporated has set another airborne lidar industry record: 100 ALTMs (Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper) have now been sold worldwide. AERO-METRIC, Inc. helped Optech set this record when it recently purchased an ALTM Gemini – the celebrated 100th ALTM to be sold! No other lidar manufacturer has accomplished Optech’s feat.

“This is AERO-METRIC’s second ALTM Gemini multipulse system, and we’re delighted that they are such strong proponents of our industry-leading multipulse technology,” said Don Carswell, President of Optech Incorporated.  “Our customers and our ALTM sales speak louder than words – airborne surveying clients clearly prefer Optech ALTMs over any other airborne lidar solution.  This landmark sale proves that our strong focus on cutting-edge technology and customer satisfaction make Optech the world’s first choice in airborne lidar technology."

About Optech Incorporated
Optech is the global leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced laser-based survey instruments. The company offers client-driven solutions in airborne terrestrial mapping, airborne laser bathymetry, 3D laser imaging, space-based atmospheric monitoring, space-borne landing/docking systems, mine cavity monitoring systems and industrial process control equipment.