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Keep up-to-date with all the latest from Opti-cal HQ with our blog. Here you can follow what the Opti-cal team have been up to, as well as get the inside scoop on new products, software releases and project news.
Taking place 23rd and 24th May at the Business Design Centre London, Geo Business promises to be another exceptional show, building on the remarkable success of the previous three years.
Rogers Geotechnical Services GPS open day.
Historic England are amongst the first in the UK to order the new FARO S150.
Recent requirements to enhance gas asset management data at National Grid meant it was necessary to obtain Laser Scanning equipment.
Merry Christmas from all the team.
To replace an existing out-dated 3-storey building with a new 5-storey commercial office intended for multi occupancy.
Geoterra Surveys become the first company in the UK to opt for the new GeoSLAM ZEB-CAM.
Communication equipment for Working Steam Weekend event in the form of two-way radios.
Richard James Engineering, investing in the FARO X Series
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.
We are pleased to announce that we have relocated our Huddersfield branch to Wakefield
David Clinch a Lead Engineer for Dong Energy recently purchased a Leica Geosystems TS16i 1” Total Station and CS20 Field Controller.
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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.
If you don't have adequate cover, we can help.
The Leica Viva GS16 is the most compact and powerful, self-learning GNSS Smart Antenna.
M IGOE Ltd undertakes Civil Engineering Works, incorporating roads and sewers, groundworks and reclamation works.
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.
It is always a pleasure when I get to work with one of the country’s leading universities. This week found me at Loughborough University. The Civil Engineering department hired brand new TS06 Plus total stations from Opti-cal for their field course.
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.
Professional Construction Services purchases new Leica equipment.
The primary survey of the five-storey building was undertaken in two days by means of the GeoSLAM Zeb1 hand-held laser scanner.
Alfa Site Services, a Groundworks and Civil Engineering Company based in Doncaster, which have seen rapid growth over the last 3 years have taken delivery from Opti-cal Survey Equipment of a brand new Leica TS16 and CS20 Field Controller.
Opti-cal gave a practical demonstration on mobile mapping to undergraduates at the University of East London as part of their Surveying and Mapping Sciences (SAMS) Course.
Survey Systems Limited, nestled in the heart of Cheshire, established over thirty years ago and best known for supplying multidisciplinary surveying services, has taken delivery from Opti-cal their brand-new top-of-the-range Leica Kit.
Wessex Archaeology was founded over thirty-five years ago and is now the UK’s leading supplier of heritage and archaeological services. The Wessex team works from offices across England, Scotland and Wales and works to help their clients with heritage related problems whether they are under the ground, in and around historic buildings or even under water.
To further our commitment in supplying only the best to our Scottish customers, we have been busy insuring that our Workshop is up to Leica’s high standard.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We take a closer look at the incredible work of The Portus Project, and their venture to document this unique heritage site.