(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 13 April 2016) – Leica Geosystems announced today the launch of the 2016 Plan Contest. An annual highlight of the Geosystems Track at HxGN LIVE, the contest gives conference attendees the opportunity to showcase their best deliverables by submitting plans that demonstrate creativity and innovative problem solving with point clouds.
New for 2016, the Plan Contest has expanded to encompass all forms of reality capture, including High Definition Surveying (HDS)/3D laser scanning, MultiStation laser scanning, mobile mapping and backpack imaging. All entries will be displayed prominently on interactive digital displays during the conference, giving participants the opportunity to include links, animations and other interactive components as part of their plans.
The 2016 contest includes four entry categories:
- Plant/Marine; and
- Building Construction.
A panel of qualified judges will evaluate entries based on the completeness and usefulness of the plans, the creative use of point clouds and models, and overall appearance. First- and second-place winners in each category will be announced during an Awards Presentation 15 June at HxGN LIVE Anaheim.
“By applying innovative solutions in clever ways, our customers continually raise the bar on the standard of excellence in project deliverables,” said Michael Harvey, 2016 Plan Contest chair. “The annual Plan Contest inspires everyone involved in reality capture to see point clouds from a new perspective and explore unconventional approaches to complex challenges. We look forward to seeing the next wave of ingenuity in the 2016 Reality Capture Plan Contest submissions.”
How to apply
The deadline for entries is 15 May. For more information or to submit an entry for the 2016 Reality Capture Plan Contest, visit http://leica.gs/PlanContest16.
For more information about HxGN LIVE Anaheim, visit http://hxgnlive.com/anaheim.
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Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, trusted Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and dependable services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.
Leica Geosystems is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
For further information please contact:
Leica Geosystems AG
Monica Miller Rodgers
Phone: +41 (0)71/727-3534
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