Heerbrugg, Switzerland, May 29, 2013—Bringing together the world’s most well-known Leica Geosystems and Z/I Imaging airborne sensor brands, Hexagon is pleased to continue the tradition of promoting outstanding scientific, application-oriented design and/or manufacturing activities in the field of photogrammetry, remote sensing and earth imaging applications.
The academic earth imaging community is encouraged to submit nominations for this prestigious award. Nominees will be considered on the basis of experience, activities in field of photogrammetry and remote sensing, and contributions to the advancement of all aspects of the earth imaging field. Applied work involving hardware systems, software solutions, or innovative service activities will be considered as well.
The award recipient(s) will receive a monetary gift of $7,500 (U.S.) or an amount deemed suitable by the award council and will be presented the distinguished 2013 Carl Pulfrich Award Plaque during the 54th Photogrammetric Week, Sept. 9-13, 2013, in Stuttgart, Germany.
Carl Pulfrich Award
The biennial award and donation is intended to honor the memory of Dr. Carl Pulfrich, a member of the scientific staff at Carl Zeiss from 1890 to 1927, during which time he directed the design of the first stereo photogrammetric and surveying instruments from Zeiss.
About Leica Geosystems’ Airborne Solutions
With over 80 years of experience, Leica Geosystems is a global leader in the design, delivery and support of airborne digital and LiDAR sensors for the geospatial marketplace. Along with the well-known Leica RC30, Leica Geosystems’ airborne sensor portfolio today includes a wide range of innovative technologies and products such as the Leica RCD30 series of medium format digital frame cameras, the Leica ADS pushbroom sensors, the Leica ALS LiDAR series, and the Leica IPAS GNSS/IMU solutions.
About Z/I Imaging
Z/I Imaging is a leading manufacturer of airborne photogrammetry solutions to support professional mapping applications. For over 90 years, Zeiss and later Z/I Imaging have set standards in the airborne photogrammetric market with such products as the RMK TOP series and the DMC Digital Mapping