Biography

James Van Rens is the senior vice president of RIEGL USA, the North American headquarters for RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems. He is also the strategic advisor for the RIEGL Group and Government & Industry Relations for RIEGL International. He holds a combined BA/BSc degree from Marquette University and has over 30 years of experience in remote sensing, 3D mapping and Lidar technology.

Articles

The Future of Lidar is Critical to the Future of Our World

What will be the future of Lidar? To quote Abraham Lincoln: “The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it”. So what is currently being created in the geospatial market? This article focuses on Lidar in relation to a number of relevant themes: Lidar technology, open da... (read more)