In this episode, host Jared Downey interviews Mike Smocer, the CEO of Mine Vision Systems, a pioneering company in the 3D mapping space. Join us as we delve into the technology behind underground mapping and how it simplifies mining operations.
Mike Smocer, based in Pittsburgh, shares insights about Mine Vision Systems and their global presence in mining hubs. He discusses his background and the company’s focus on leveraging technology to enhance production, efficiency, and worker safety. Their flagship product, the Face Capture Mapping System, is a game-changer in the industry.
The system combines cutting-edge technologies, including lidar sensors, high-definition cameras, and LED lights, in a highly portable package. It empowers geologists and mining engineers to make better and faster decisions by providing actionable insights derived from digitized mine data. With patented workflows and GPS-denied environment capabilities, the system delivers accurate and geo-referenced scans without the need for special markers or extensive post-processing.
Mike highlights the interdisciplinary nature of their team, consisting of robotics and automation experts, software developers, and professionals with backgrounds in geology and mining engineering. This diverse skill set enables Mine Vision Systems to develop comprehensive solutions that address the unique challenges faced by the mining industry.
Stay tuned as Jared and Mike discuss real-world applications of the Face Capture Mapping System, including its successful implementation by Heckler Mining. Discover how Mine Vision Systems is revolutionizing the mining sector through innovative technology and a deep understanding of the industry’s needs.
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