Intergraph Corporation, Huntsville, Ala., presented the Carl Pulfrich Award at the 50th Photogrammetry Week in Germany to Li Zhang, Ph.D., from China. The award honors 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. Z/I Imaging(R) LTD, an Intergraph company, sponsors the award to promote outstanding scientific, application-oriented design and/or manufacturing activities in the field of photogrammetry and remote sensing, including earth imaging applications. As a recognized leader in the photogrammetry industry, Intergraph technology enables customers to establish a completely digital workflow to meet the challenges that photogrammetrists face in today's daily business challenges.
Zhang received a monetary gift of $7,500 (U.S.) and the distinguished 2005 Carl Pulfrich Award plaque at the conference. Dr. Mostafa Madani, chief photogrammetrist, Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure said, "As the Chairman of the 2005 Carl Pulfrich Award Council I am honored to present this award to such a worthy nominee. I am proud to honor the memory of one of the founding fathers among the earth imaging community and Carl Pulfrich was a man devoted to expanding the boundaries of photogrammetry. This award underpins Intergraph's long-standing commitment to the earth imaging and photogrammetric industry and the customers we serve."
During the conference, Intergraph demonstrated data acquisition, exploitation and distribution to professionals interested in commercial photogrammetry, within industries such as transportation, engineering and utilities. The Intergraph technology and solutions provide end-to-end digital workflow capacity, a completely integrated photogrammetric workstation, end-to-end data storage and distribution and digital acquisition and production process. The solutions provide faster image processing and production, better-quality deliverables and easier data collection for more efficient digital image analysis and delivery.
For more information on Photogrammetric Week 2005, visit www.ifp.uni-stuttgart.de/phowo/index.en.html.
Source: Intergraph, September 7, 2005