Category Archives: Lidar/Imaging

Nicolette Beggache

Technical Support Engineer, Leica Geosystems United Kingdom Geospatial magic springs from experience, education, and training, but also from tools— hardware and software. While the processes and workflows are being streamlined and developed for ease of use, this also means that when users encounter conundrums in seeking to drive their tools to greater heights or in...

No Job Is Too Big or Too Small

Alexandra Grounds, Founder & Director, Grounds Associates, Ltd. Editor’s note: In this year’s Outlook issue, we present trends in geospatial technologies and vision statements from key geospatial industry firms, but we also highlight smaller operations: the agile, tech-savvy, and talented practitioners and their teams. As the need for geospatial data and expertise grows, career paths...

Mark Edwin A Tupa

Mark Edwin A. Tupas

Instructor in the Department of Geodetic Engineering, the University of the Philippines, Philippines Noted for his dedication to improving the accessibility and utility of geographic information in the Philippines, Mark Edwin A. Tupas was nominated because he’s an inspiration to other geospatial professionals in the region. Mark teaches remote sensing, spatial databases, and object-oriented programming. He...

Angélica Ortiz Arteaga

BIM Director, IUYET Consortium Mexico A particularly impressive presentation at HxGN 2017 was by the IUYET Consortium about their work on the new airport rail project in Mexico City. The contributions of IUYET in the use of advanced surveying, scanning, mobile mapping, UAS, GNSS, and construction monitoring are splendid examples of the 21st century digital...

Sergey Krasovski

Sergey Krasovski

Product Manager, Trimble Colorado, USA Alums of the geomatics engineering program of the University of Calgary and the rotational development program of Trimble, Inc. appear in our nominations frequently. Sergey Krasovski is in his third year in this new recruit program at Trimble, which he began with a stint in their Munich offices working in...

Watching the 4th Dimension

Tech tools for capturing change over time are changing… over time. Editor’s note: “The Purpose of Time Is to Prevent Everything from Happening at Once” is the title of a poem by X. J. Kennedy. But what if we want to know—all at once—everything that has happened at a particular location over time, for engineering...