Laser Technology, Inc. and Juniper Systems Team up for Log Deck Volume Campaign

by padkins 9. January 2014 14:18

Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) and Juniper Systems are teaming up to co-promote a campaign giving everyone up to three chances to win a complete laser-based log deck volume solution. The package includes an LTI TruPulse® 360R laser rangefinder, LTI Log Deck Volume Solution software as well as Juniper System’s most recently released handheld, rugged data collector called the Archer® 2.

3 Chances to Win A Complete
Laser-Based Log Deck Volume Solution

The laser rangefinder is capable of acquiring distance, inclination and azimuth measurements directly to critical points along the deck. The software converts the length and width measurements of the deck along with the data about log species, length and diameter into an accurate assessment of volume in board feet.

There are also several mapping methods that utilize the TruPulse 360R including one that can account for uneven ground and a method that works on closed decks, allowing the users to enter in specific factors about the inventory.

Log Deck software runs on Juniper System's Allegro and Archer data collectors. The data string from the laser rangefinder can be transferred into the handheld data collector via a serial port or Bluetooth®.

Users such as John Calkins, a log scaler for Simpson Lumber Company in Washington, the staff from Resource Supply, LLC in Oregon and others can speak firsthand about the advantages of using this laser-based system versus conventional methods. Previously, the process required two people to verify distances and heights with a tape wheel and height rod around uneven ground, which led to unreliable results and significant safety risks. LTI’s new technology allows for one person to safely collect accurate data in less time than older methods.

3 Chances To Win a Complete Log Deck Volume Solution

In an effort to spread the word about this highly repeatable, easy to use log deck volume system, LTI and Juniper Systems have developed a program that will demonstrate how it works and also give anyone up to three chances to win a complete system.

First Chance: For the first chance to win, anyone who visits Laser Technology’s booth S072 at the 2014 Oregon Logging Conference in February can enter their name in the drawing.

Second Chance: For your name to be entered again, you can take a simple online survey about current methods of log deck measurements and general occupational questions. This survey can be completed anytime between now and the end of March 2014.

Third Chance: For a third chance to win, you can register and attend the "Quick and Safe Log Deck Volumes" public webcast that will be co-hosted by LTI and Juniper Systems live on March 11, 2014. John Calkins is guest speaking during this webcast and will share how the log deck solution is working and the impact it has made on improving safety and efficiency.

Visit Log Deck Volume Solution for more information.

Based out of Logan, Utah, USA and Birmingham, UK, Juniper Systems designs and manufactures rugged handheld computers and provides field data collection solutions for use in extreme environments. Since 1993, Juniper Systems’ rugged handhelds have been heavily used within the forest products industry as well as in public works, geomatics, agricultural industrial, military, and other natural resources markets. For more information on Juniper Systems’ products, please visit www.junipersys.com.

Based out of Centennial, CO, Laser Technology designs and manufactures the most popular line of handheld measurement and mapping lasers. The TruPulse laser series has a proven track record of producing reliable distance, height and azimuth values and is used by tens of thousands of professionals around the world with applications ranging from forestry and electric utility, to mining and telecommunications. Visit Professional Laser Measurement for more information about LTI's laser measurement products and their use in the Professional Measurement industry.

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