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IDS GeoRadar unveils next generation radar technology

The world’s first 3D SAR radar has just been released by IDS GeoRadar, a subsidiary of Hexagon.

IDS GeoRadar are innovators of interferometric technology solutions, and multi-frequency, multi-channel ground penetrating rdar. IDS’ next generation slope monitoring radar system, IBIS-ArcSAR, is based on new ArcSAR technology and aims to support critical decisions and ensure the highest safety standards in the slope analysis in mining, surveying and civil engineering.

IBIS-ArcSAR is the first and only radar in the mining industry to provide 360° pit coverage from one single platform.  The system leverages the widest and longest range (5,000 metres), and the shortest scan time (360° in 40 seconds; 180° in 20 seconds) as well as built-in GNSS for auto-geocoding. The system also features integrated panoramic HD camera providing real time imagery of pit walls and immediate visualisation of critical areas.

According to Niccolò Coli, manager of the IDS GeoRadar mining business unit: “IBIS-ArcSAR is a game-changing radar designed around robustness and performance to ensure the highest safety standards and manage risk conditions with confidence. IBIS-ArcSAR delivers unprecedented flexibility and performance to support geotechnical engineers in critical decision-making.”

The radar’s outstanding spatial resolution of 10 million pixels sets new standards for critical safety monitoring by covering the full scale of slope instabilities from sub-bench to broad wall movements even at long distances.

Integrating seamlessly into the Guardian FPM360 suite, IBIS-ArcSAR can dramatically expand overlap areas of multiple IBIS radars to exploit the unique TrueVector capabilities, delivering a rich geotechnical environment. One solution combines radar data, prism displacement and slow movement analysis into a single versatile platform without the need to invest in additional software.

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