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
Med över 200 år av erfarenhet är Leica Geosystems, den del av Hexagon, en pålitligt leverantör av sensorer, mjukvara och tjänster av allra högsta kvalitet. Leica Geosystems levererar mervärde varje dag till yrkesexperter som arbetar med mätning, konstruktion, infrastruktur, gruvdrift, kartläggning och andra datadrivna sektorer, och utvecklar branschledande, innovativa lösningar för att stärka vår autonoma framtid.

Hexagon är en global ledare inom sensorteknik, programvara och fristående lösningar. Vi arbetar med data för att öka effektiviteten, produktiviteten och kvaliteten i tillämpningar inom industri, produktion, säkerhet och mobila applikationer.

Våra tekniker formar stads- och produktionsekosystem så att de blir mer uppkopplade och självständiga – och säkerställer en skalbar, hållbar framtid.

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För mer information:

Leica Geosystems AB

Mattias Korall
Regional Director Nordics, Heavy Construction Solutions
Telefon: +46 (0) 70 416 96 62
mattias.korall@hexagon.com 

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