Teledyne Imaging

Teledyne Optech has been a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced lidar instruments for 40 years


Teledyne Imaging 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. Teledyne Imaging rugged, reliable, and innovative lidar and camera products are deployed on all seven continents—and even on other planets, where a Teledyne Imaging lidar provided proof of precipitation on Mars.

From this innovation heritage, her clients have come to depend on us to provide industry leadership with new technologies and capabilities to maximize their collection accuracy and efficiency. Teledyne Imaging 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.

Teledyne Imaging  offers 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, Imaging systems enable clients to collect, manage and deliver survey data to their customers quickly and profitably.

Teledyne Imaging 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.

Her 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 Imaging supplies and supports clients around the world.

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