Leica Geosystems opens nominations for Carl Pulfrich Award 2022

Prestigious award honours advancements in the fields of photogrammetry, remote sensing, earth imaging

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 9 May 2022) – Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, requests professionals in the fields of photogrammetry, remote sensing and earth imaging to submit their nominations for this year’s Carl Pulfrich Award. The award recognises innovations that advance the industry.

The award panel will accept nominations for projects and applied work involving hardware systems, software solutions or innovative service. It will judge nominees based on their experience, activities in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing as well as their contributions to the advancement of the earth imaging field. With the Carl Pulfrich Award, Leica Geosystems continues the tradition of promoting outstanding scientific, application-oriented design and manufacturing ingenuity in the industry.

How to nominate
Nominations can be submitted by email to Carl-Pulfrich-Prize@leica-geosystems.com. The closing time for submissions is 15 July 2022 at 5 pm CEST. Leica Geosystems will announce the winners during the award ceremony at the 57th Photogrammetric Week (PhoWo) in Stuttgart, Germany, on 14 September 2022.

History of the Carl Pulfrich Award
The biennial award and donation honours the memory of Dr. Carl Pulfrich, a member of the scientific staff at Carl Zeiss from 1890 to 1927. During his tenure, Pulfrich directed the design of the first stereo photogrammetric and surveying instruments from Zeiss.

The Carl Pulfrich Award has gained worldwide recognition. Past winners include:

  • Prof. Dr. Yang Bisheng, 2019 - for outstanding contribution in the field of point cloud processing.
  • Dr.-Ing. Franz Rottensteiner, 2017 - for ground-breaking developments in 3D modelling and automated object extraction.
  • Dr. Christoph Strecha, 2015 – for developing algorithms in the areas of feature detection and 3D reconstructions using computer vision (CV) and UAV photogrammetry.

For more information about the Carl Pulfrich Award criteria, please visit: https://leica-geosystems.com/about-us/events/events-overview/2022/carl-pulfrich-award

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Mit über 200 Jahren Erfahrung ist Leica Geosystems, ein Unternehmen von Hexagon, der vertrauenswürdige Anbieter von erstklassigen Sensoren, Software und Serviceleistungen. Leica Geosystems bietet Unternehmen in den Bereichen Vermessung, Bauwesen, Infrastruktur, Bergbau, Kartierung und anderen von geografischen Inhalten abhängigen Branchen täglich einen Mehrwert und führt die Branche mit innovativen Lösungen an, um unsere autonome Zukunft zu stärken.

Hexagon
Hexagon ist ein weltweit führendes Unternehmen im Bereich Sensor-, Software- und autonome Lösungen. Wir nutzen Daten, um die Effizienz, Produktivität und Qualität in Anwendungen für Industrie, Fertigung, Infrastruktur, Sicherheit und Mobilität zu steigern.

Unsere Technologien tragen zur Ausgestaltung urbaner und produktionstechnischer Ökosysteme bei, sodass diese zunehmend vernetzt und autonom funktionieren – so sichern wir eine skalierbare, nachhaltige Zukunft.

Der Geschäftsbereich Geosystems von Hexagon bietet ein umfassendes Portfolio an digitalen Lösungen zur Erfassung, Messung und Visualisierung physischer Daten sowie deren Transformation in branchenübergreifende Ökosysteme.

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