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Current Technologies

  • Digital Cameras (to document marking)
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Vacuum Excavation
  • Aerial -- Planes, Helicopters, Unmanned Arial Vehicles [UAV], Drones, & Satellites
  • Acoustic sensors
  • Ambient Noise Reduction
  • Electromagnetic Locating
  • Ground Penetrating Radar [GPR]
  • High-dynamic range detection
  • Vehicles/Cart -- vehicle/carts mounted with  GPR, EM locating, LIDAR, sensors, cameras, and GNSS antennas to map underground utility positions
  • Radio Frequency Identification [RFID] Markers/tape
  • Signal Distortion Detection
  • Tracer Wire
  • Sensor Fusion -- combining and comparing sensor information

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