RIEGL Announces First Speakers and New Sponsors - 04/03/2015

From 5 to 8 May, RIEGL is organising its international user conference, being held at two different locations: Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China. The company stated presentation slots and seats for RIEGL LIDAR 2015 are filling up fast. Several new sponsors and exhibitors have been announced.

RIEGL stated the company is honoured that Professor Jun Li, chair of the ISPRS Mobile Division and dean of the College of Engineering at Xiamen University, China, as well as guest professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada, will give a keynote speech at the Guangzhou opening. As already announced earlier, Lawrie Jordan, director of imagery of Esri, will give a keynote speech in the Hong Kong opening.


Some of RIEGL LIDAR 2015’s first international expert speakers include: Michael L. Aslaksen, Jr. with NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, prospective), Andy Eavis with the British Caving Association (UK), Masashi Tsuzuku, Nakanihon Air Service (Japan), Martin Isenburg with rapidlasso (Germany), Flavien Viguier with SNCF Railway (France), Alexander Wiechert with Microsoft UltraCam / Vexcel Imaging (Austria), Frank Steinbacher with AirborneHydroMapping (Austria), Jörg Hacker with Airborne Research (Australia), and Jeffrey Deems, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado (USA).

The company also welcomed the latest sponsors to RIEGL LIDAR 2015: Trimble, PhaseOne Aerial, Microsoft/Vexcel Imaging, iXBlue, Milan Geoservice GmbH, PointShape, Schiebel, Geo-Info, ITRES, IGI, Orbit GT and Terrasolid.

Virtual and augmented

In the special 3D Exhibiton area, ArcTron 3D (Germany), will present their latest results in 3D data acquisition with combined technologies to the further integration of the data for digital reconstruction and multimedia presentations. Arctron's exhibition will be completed with 3D installations for virtual and augmented reality. Euclideon (Australia), will be presenting its "Hologram Room", immersing users in an incredibly life-like 3D copy of the real world obtained by Lidar data, running scenes of unlimited detail and complexity in real time.

More details and the final agenda for RIEGL LIDAR 2015 will be published in the next weeks.

RIEGL LIDAR 2015 sponsorships are still available. The company invites to join the diverse group of international sponsors to give your company the visibility and exposure to members of some of the leading geospatial companies in the world. For more information on how you can sponsor RIEGL LIDAR 2015, you can visit www.riegllidar.com.

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