• Forsberg Services Ltd. Richmond House, White Cross Ind Est/South Rd, Lancaster, UK


We have always had a keen interest in the use of optics in navigation technology. Our research and development programs have involved own positioning from photographs and video, geo-locating and steering alignment across a range of applications and use cases. The result of this development is a series of products designed for survey and positioning applications.

OPTOnav System

OPTOnav is an integrated aerial and land survey package with built in point location and point-to-point measurement capability from a database of high resolution photographs. Downloads OPTONAV …

Use of our Optical Technology

Some examples of our OPTOnav technology in use.

Aerial Infrastructure Inspection (2014)

The Requirement To enable rapid collection of inspection data over several hundred kilometres of rail network at a time. This operation would be over diverse areas two or three times daily throughout the year. The method involved gathering imagery…

Optical Steering (2006)

The Requirement A customer came to us with a requirement to provide a system that would provide the heading and precise positioning of a Rubber Tyre Gantry Crane. Due to the environment the crane suffered from GPS outage’s and therefore the system…

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