Today, the winner of the first LVISA Expert User Contest was awarded. The prize rewards the most valuable and extensive user feedback to the LVISA developers within the last year. The winner is Martin Hämmerle who receives a brand-new MS Kinect sensor (with portable screen) for 3D data capturing and a symbolic small tree to represent the main focus of the LVISA system.
from left to right: Bernhard Höfle (PI of LVISA), Martin Hämmerle (First Prize Winner), Kristina König (Chief developer of LVISA)
LVISA is a novel system for analyzing point clouds of vegetation. This system constitutes a web-based Laser Scanning (LS) database for the management and analysis of reference signatures. It combines the techniques and methods of LiDAR and 3D GIScience.