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
Avec son expérience de plus de 200 ans, Leica Geosystems, membre du groupe Hexagon, est un fournisseur fiable de capteurs, logiciels et services de grande qualité. Créant chaque jour de la valeur pour les professionnels de la topographie, de la construction, de la cartographie, des infrastructures, des mines, de même que pour les secteurs tributaires de données géospatiales, Leica Geosystems guide son industrie avec des solutions innovantes qui poussent vers un futur plus autonome.

Hexagon est un leader mondial des solutions de capteurs, logiciels et systèmes autonomes. Nous mettons les données au service de l’efficacité, de la productivité et de la qualité dans les applications industrielles, de fabrication, d’infrastructure, de sécurité et de mobilité.

Nos technologies façonnent les écosystèmes urbains et de production pour qu’ils deviennent de plus en plus connectés et autonomes, assurant ainsi un avenir évolutif et durable.

Notre maison mère suédoise, le groupe Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm : HEXA B) emploie près de 21 000 personnes dans 50 pays et réalise un chiffre d'affaires net de 3,8 milliards d'euros. Apprenez-en davantage en consultant le site hexagon.com et suivez-nous sur @HexagonAB.


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