Optical Motion Technologies (OMT) is the authorised distributor for RDI Technologies (RDI) in Australasia.  OMT is a provider of revolutionary Optical Motion Technologies and Technical Services to the Industrial Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) industries across the region.  Together with our authorised channel partner, GVS Reliability Products (GVS), we offer to you our extensive knowledge, experience, expertise and customer service for you to reap the benefits of this innovative and revolutionary technology.

OMT was formed with the express objective of bringing RDI Technologies to Australasia.  The prospect of bringing RDI’s innovative and revolutionary technologies to the Australasian PdM and SHM industries was so compelling to warrant the foundation of a dedicated company in OMT.  The founders of OMT, Andrew Gale – Technical Director and Nathan Osborn – Sales Director, have been working in the PdM industry for decades with extensive experience and expertise in instrumentation, service, training and customer support.

Research, Development, Innovation (RDI) Technologies is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.  RDI was founded by Dr Jeff Hay, the inventor and patent holder of the technology which originated in research funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.  The research project, led by Dr Hay, aimed to find a fast, noncontact method for the assessment of critical infrastructure that could assist first responders during emergencies.


RDI’s President, Bob Wilson, explains.  “It’s a non-contact optical detection system that can be used in real time to assess the condition of machines and infrastructure.  The IP (intellectual property) is about light, motion and pixels.  In essence, RDI has combined its proprietary software algorithms with off-the-shelf camera technology to detect motion and vibration.  Seeing is believing is our motto.”

The technology offers maintenance reliability and asset integrity assessment communities an innovative set of tools the likes of which have not been seen for more than 30 years.

The non-contact camera technology can sense motion and vibration with high precision without the need to ever touch an asset.  The technology will provide you with an unambiguous visualisation of your assets motion and vibration, not normally visible to the naked eye, in a standard MP4 video.  Seeing will be believing all at the touch of a button.

GVS Reliability Products (GVS) is headquartered in Newcastle, NSW.  GVS serves Australasia in the distribution of carefully chosen reliability hardware. GVS has the “Hands on” experience which is complemented by helpful support staff who work diligently to meet customer needs as efficiently and cost effectively as possible.  GVS recognise the importance of constantly striving to exceed expectations, therefore they focus on building good working relationships with customers, suppliers and employees.  GVS believe this is the key to the long-term success of any enterprise.

To find out more about RDI Technologies and how it can be used in your industry, please give us a call for a chat or send us an inquiry via this link.

Our Team

Andrew Gale, Technical Director

andrewAndrew is a professional consultant and manager with over 30 years experience in the provision of Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Technologies and Services to the Industrial Maintenance sector.  Industry exposure includes: Mining, Food & Beverage, Steel & Aluminium, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Pulp & Paper, Automotive, Transportation, Cementation, Building Service and General Manufacturing.

Andrew’s recent responsibilities as a General Manager and Managing Director of a well-known PdM Technology and Service company included: EH&S, Quality, Business Management Systems, Predictive and Corrective Services, Customer Support, Engineering Services, Training Services, Predictive Technology Sales, Marketing, Company Finance, Administration and Human Resources.

Andrew’s qualifications and vocational experience include; Certificate of Technology (Mechanical), Diploma of Business, and Vibration Analyst VCATIII.


Nathan Osborn, Sales Director

nathanNathans experience begun as a Vibration Analyst VCATII. Roles included being part of the CM team at the world’s largest coal loader in Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

For the last 10 years Nathan has been involved in technical sales of reliability hardware to industry throughout Australasia. With the solid basis of a technical background Nathan enjoys working through client’s requirements and giving outstanding support and service.

Industry exposure includes: Mining, Food & Beverage, Steel & Aluminium, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Pulp & Paper, Automotive, Transportation, Cementation, Building Service and General Manufacturing.