Laser-Powered Zebedee Springs Into Action


Fort Lytton, near Brisbane, was bult in 1881 to repel a possible attack against Queensland. The attack never came but now the fort is under scrutiny by surveyors, and their hand-held, hi-tech tool called Zebedee. Built on a spring, Zebedee is a lightweight laser scanner designed to map unfamiliar environments with unprecedented speed and accuracy. The University of Queensland's Kelly Greenop says that for surveyors, it's breakthough technology