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: cuando hay que acertar
Con más de 200 años de historia, Leica Geosystems, parte de Hexagon, es el proveedor de confianza de sensores, software y servicios de primera calidad. Leica Geosystems ofrece cada día valor a los profesionales de la topografía, la construcción, las infraestructuras, la minería, la cartografía y otros sectores dependientes del contenido geoespacial, por lo que lidera la industria con soluciones innovadoras para potenciar nuestro futuro autónomo.

Hexagon es un líder mundial en sensores, software y soluciones autónomas. Sacamos el máximo partido de los datos para impulsar la eficiencia, la productividad y la calidad en todas las aplicaciones industriales y de fabricación, infraestructuras, seguridad y movilidad.

Nuestras tecnologías están modelando los ecosistemas urbanos y de producción para que cada vez estén más conectados y sean más autónomos, lo que a su vez tiene por objeto garantizar un futuro escalable y sostenible.

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