Leica Geosystems opens nominations for Carl Pulfrich Award 2022

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

Carl Pulfrich Award

(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
Leica Geosystems, ein Teil von Hexagon, blickt auf eine mehr als 200-jährige Geschichte zurück und ist ein etablierter Anbieter von Sensoren, Software und Dienstleistungen im Premiumsegment. Leica Geosystems liefert tagtäglich einen Mehrwert für Fachleute aus den Bereichen Vermessung, Bauwesen, Infrastruktur, Bergbau, Kartierung und anderen Branchen, die auf georäumliche Daten angewiesen sind. Leica Geosystems ist führend in der Branche mit innovativen Lösungen, die unsere autonome Zukunft ermöglichen.

Hexagon ist ein weltweit führender Anbieter für Sensoren, Software und autonome Lösungen. Wir machen uns Daten zunutze, um Effizienz, Produktivität und Qualität in einer Vielzahl von Industrie-, Fertigungs-, Infrastruktur-, Sicherheits- und Mobilitätsanwendungen zu steigern.

Unsere Technologien gestalten urbane und produktive Ökosysteme so, dass sie zunehmend vernetzt und autonom werden und eine skalierbare, nachhaltige Zukunft gewährleisten.

Die Abteilung Geosystems von Hexagon bietet ein umfassendes Portfolio an digitalen Löungen zum Erfassen, Messen und Visualisieren der physischen Welt. Diese Lösungen ermöglichen eine datenbasierte Transformation der Ökosysteme vieler Branchen.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) hat etwa 24,000 Mitarbeiter in 50 Ländern und erzielt einen Nettoumsatz von ca. 5.2 Mrd. EUR. Erfahren Sie mehr unter hexagon.com und folgen Sie uns auf @HexagonAB.



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Nomination

Please submit your nomination by email. Nominations must be received by 15 July 2022.
Please submit your nomination by email. Nominations must be received by 15 July 2022.

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