Opti-cal was approached by Henry Boot to present on BIM Information and Workflow to boost their engineers and CAD technician’s knowledge.
Simulator-based learning for Plant Operators
Don’t forget to add the dates to your diary, and to keep an eye on our event page as we add more dates.
Still located in Bristol the team can be found just off junction 16 of the M5.
Turnkey 3D scan-to-CAD solution for product development
As Opti-cal grows as a company we are aware that our customers need the highest of care and support.
Rogers Geotechnical Services GPS open day.
The Inspire 2 is the third UAV to join our range of Airborne Surveying equipment.
Merry Christmas from all the team.
Introducing the newest member to the FARO family… the Focus S.
The popular GeoSLAM ZEB-REVO laser scanner is now available with a HD colour camera module.
Purchase an Inspire 1 Pro and Pix4D software, and save £500
Day two in the new Wakefield office and Stephen Hall is busy yet again making more sales.
Amongst the chaos that occurs when moving offices, Stephen Hall found the time to assist his customer.
Combining powers to become super heroes of 360 image capture.
In Focus - High Flying
Our new Aerial Survey offerings wouldn’t be complete without offering you a choice of two drones from DJI.
Most affordable drones are pretty straightforward, but when combined with photogrammetry software and flight planning apps they become powerful site survey tools.
OSGM15 and OSTN15: Updated transformations for UK and Ireland.
Is your equipment benefiting from regular scheduled maintenance?
When it comes to ensuring the success of your projects
Need a helping-hand in selecting the right product either for purchase or hire?
Looking for a reliable, industry-leading supplier of top quality survey instruments? Look no further. ?
As our extensive state-of-the-art Hire Fleet continues to advance
The FARO Focus 3D X330 can scan large and distant objects up to 330 meters away in direct sunlight.
One of the very first blog pieces I composed when joining Opti-cal was, about the great work that Waterloo Uncovered are doing on exploring the battlefields of Waterloo.
The ZEB-REVO is an incredibly versatile hand-held laser scanner.
The Leica Viva GS16 is the most compact and powerful, self-learning GNSS Smart Antenna.
Laser Scanning is an increasingly popular tool for collecting vast amounts of spatial data within surveying, film, and archaeology where on site time may be restricted.
The Leica Viva TS16 automatically adjusts to any environmental condition such as rain, fog and bright lights.
At Opti-cal, we believe that finance shouldn't get in the way of making the right choices about your precision instruments.
Our techies have gathered outside Opti-cal HQ to show off the shiny new kit from Leica including TS16 Total Stations and the all new GS16 SmartRovers.
In Focus - The Show Must Go On
Leica Viva GS16 is the most compact and powerful, self-learning GNSS Smart Antenna.
1 iSTAR Camera, 3 days, 22 miles, 6,000 360˚ images
At the end of 2015, Wessex Archaeology decided to upgrade their geophysics capabilities by acquiring some really interesting new devices.
After opening our sixth office in Livingston last year, we wanted to use every opportunity possible to maximise our exposure as the number one supplier of top quality survey equipment in the UK, which is why we decided to exhibit at ScotPlant.
The most recent introduction of the LS Digital Levels from Leica Geosystems sees both the LS10 and LS15 being added to our extensive range of surveying levels.
Airlander 10 Airship: World’s biggest aircraft took to the skies in March.
Ash Deighton, a 'freelance' builder and surveyor, has been hard at work for several months on the M.Lambe, Doxey Road Construction Site.
Splinter Scenery is a production workshop based on the outskirts of Manchester, specialising in the manufacture of high standard touring theatre scenery. Founded 20 years ago they have the expertise to get your show on budget, on time and on stage.
The Leica iCON robot 60 is the perfect one-person Total Station for construction and 3D machine control.
Automatic Levels for daily levelling tasks.
The highest of accuracies is required on today’s complex infrastructure when setting out and defining reference heights.
Following on from the success of the ZEB1, GeoSLAM have released the ZEB-REVO.
In Focus - Technology reaching places we can't see
The use of laser scanners on the London Bridge Station redevelopment.
In Focus - Achievements and more
The Leica Zeno 20 is so much more than just GPS - it is a fusion of great technologies. Powerful and easy to use, it's the ultimate geospatial workhorse. Capable and fast, it will change the way you work and bring more to your day.
Our latest UK office is an important move to continue to help grow not only as a business but to provide a greater quality of service to our customers in Scotland.
In Focus - Summer of Change
Waterloo uncovered is a uniquely designed project to transform our understanding of the Battle through archaeology. The project commenced in April 2015 which marks the Bicentenary year, with Geo-Physical Studies of the field being first on the agenda.
Opti-cal Survey Equipment and GeoSLAM combine to offer you the latest in 3D laser scanning. The ZEB1 is the first truley mobile lightweight hand-held scanner which captures data of previously difficult surveying locations.
Opti-cal Survey Equipment adds Hilti Ferroscan PS 250 to the Hire Fleet, bringing you the industry’s easiest-to-use tool for self-performing concrete inspections.
The Leica Captivate experience, allows professionals to create accurate 3d Models, while capturing and manage complex data accurately.
It is two hundred years since the battle of Waterloo and a ground breaking project is taking place to discover more about this momentous event in European history.
Whilst the battle is one of the most written about events in European history and has inspired numerous works of popular fiction, very little archaeology has been carried out on the battlefield itself.
We catch up with Steve Bury, MD of Worcester-based Bury Associates to talk scanning, BIM and their latest project modeling one of the UK’s major universities.
In Focus - Bury Associates and Beyond
With sad news of the Caterham Formula1 team’s financial woes making the news last week, it seems only yesterday that we were taking the grand tour of the factory and grounds with our eager team of customers and colleagues.
Pretty self-explanatory, but who can resist a spot of pumpkin carving..
Hello, and thanks for taking the time to check out our brand new Opti-cal Blog. A quick intro to the team, and to what you can expect from our brand new layout...
We take a closer look at the cutting edge work of Tri-tech, and their involvement in the major A1 Barton to Leeming motorway upgrade in North Yorkshire.
With George Osborne championing Infrastructure as the saving grace of the industry, and a clamour of diagnoses – expert and otherwise – about what the industry ‘needs’, we take a look at what 2014 has in store for all of us.
Unless you’ve been living resolutely under a rock for the past year, it’s impossible not to have missed the latest industry buzzword – BIM. But with countless publications, articles, groups and events dedicated to assigning some sense to the hype, what does it all mean for the surveyor? Here, we give you a preview of our forthcoming report ‘Elucidating BIM: A Surveyor’s Shot in the Dark’:
In Focus - The Laser Scanning Issue. One year of Opti-cal News
We take a moment to review the success of our latest Laser Scanning User Days; bringing together Opti-cal and FARO across three very special dates.
The year ahead and more. New Year; New Leaf
Originally posted as part of Opti-cal Newsletter Issue #002 - Autumn 2013: A quick look at the shape of things to come
In Focus: Portus Project and beyond. Bring on the Customer Stories
We take a closer look at the incredible work of The Portus Project, and their venture to document this unique heritage site.
A Bright Start: Optical this year at a glance