Professional Memorabilia

 

 

 

Random selection of news clips, videos, fotos

Vexcel-USA | Vexcel-Austria |Microsoft-Vexcel | Awards-Inspired News [in German]

 


MEDIA ON THE OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD OTAA BY THE

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING, 2012

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In German: Kleine Zeitung, Graz

22-Mar-2012

 

 

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In German: Interviewed by "People"-Magazine Graz University of Technology, Issue 41-2012

 

 

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in German: Interviewed by "Business-Monat",

Styria-Publishers, Graz-Austria, 5/2012

 

REPORT ON THE RECEIPT OF THE AMERICAN OTAA AWARD AND THE INTERNATIONAL BROCK MEDAL IN 2012

 

Written by Viktor Kaufmann, Graz University of Technology, for the Zeitschrift für Vermessung und Geoinformation

 

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VIDEO IN GERMAN - MARCH 2014

FESTIVE TALK AT THE AULA OF GRAZ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

"1018  --  EIN VIRTUELLES 3D MODELL DER WELT"

 

 


VIDEO IN GERMAN - MAY 2007

INTERVIEW WITH GEORG HOLZER | JOURNALIST IN GRAZ [AUSTRIA]

"VEXCEL | ULTRACAM | MICROSOFT"

 

 


VEXCEL USA AND AUSTRIA

Vexcel Corp. 1st anniversary at the residence of the CFO Bill McEwen, Boulder, Colorado 1986. Sean Curry [left], Werner Mayr [middle]

Vexcel Corp. team at the office in 1988. Front row from right Woody Kober, me, Tom Piper, Erwin Kienegger, Tom Pemberton

Looking for financing via presentation at the MIT Forum in Denver in 1988 . This had an echo in the local media

Vexcel Corp. staff foto in Boulder outside the office at 63rd street. This also served as a farewell greeting after 1 1/2-years back full time at Vexcel Corp. Taken in the summer of  1999

 

 

After 23 years in businesser [since 1984] a farewell from Microsoft-Vexcel via a party at Hotel Boulderado. See a pair of skis as farewell present in the back and handshake with John Curlander, Colorado Nov 2007 http://lab.woodward.edu/bu....

Vexcel Imaging in Graz : first public appearance at an exhibition in Graz with the international ERIM remote sensing conference, 1993

 

Vexcel Imaging Graz team with 8 members showing off its first product, the Ultrascan5000 first exhibited at DRUPA

1995

 

Infuriating message to the 20th Congress of the ISPRS in Istanbul. Complaints by AGFA and Kodak to the President of the ISPRS

2004

 


UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE

Augmented Reality, vintage 1999 with Tom Auer and his doctoral project in cooperation with Axel Pinz in Graz and Dieter Schmalstieg / Mick Gervautz in Vienna

 

The ICG-Institute team in 1999 after my return from a 3 years long leave to work as CEO at ARC Seibersdorf and then to devleop the 3D building modeling segment at Vexcel USA

 

Media report  from 2003 in the daily "Der Standard" on the medical Augmented Reality project to support the planning of liver surgery [see Publications for details]

 


MICROSOFT'S VEXCEL ACQUISITION AND AUSTRIAN MEDIA ECHO

"Der Falter", a Viennese newspaper on the "Flying Eye" [=UltraCam]

"Der Standard", a national daily, on Graz knowhow for Microsoft's virtual maps

"Der Grazer", a local weekly, focusses on 3D and features Stephen Lawler and myself

"Kleine Zeitung"is the leading daily in Graz. It reports on 3D urban models and how this relates to aerial cameras

The Graz University of Technology's own monthly newspaper explains the Microsoft interest in Vexcel

"Kleine Zeitung" focus section on "Business" reports on Graz research for Bill Gates and interviews Vienna-Microsoft staff

 

"Die Presse", a national daily, reports in its hightech section on the Vexcel-Graz skill set and Microsoft's interests

 

 

VIRTUAL EARTH LECTURE

ENGLISH -- TALLINN [ESTONIA]

"MICROSOFT VIRTUAL EARTH -- BUSINESS MODEL, FUTURE DEVELOPMENT"

NOVEMBER 2008, 59 MINUTES

 

 

 

 

 


VIRTUAL EARTH LECTURE

GERMAN -- HASSO-PLATTNER INSTITUTE | POTSDAM | GERMANY

"REPRESENTING THE HUMAN HABITAT IN THE INTERNET"

MAY 2009  -- 1:14 HOURS

 

2012 INTERVIEW WITH ASPRS

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING

SACRAMENTO | ANNUAL CONVENTION

[See also Above: the ASPRS Outstanding Technical Achievement Award OTAA 2012]

20 minute video interview about career experiences regarding photogrammetry

 

2-minute video 

Photogrammetry vs. computer vision

 

6-minute video 

Fleeing the academic home in photogrammetry to an affiliation in computer science?

Or rather being discouraged in surveying and mapping and finding a safe haven in computer science?

 

Attendees in the festive assembly hall of the University, opened by his Majesty Emperor Franz-Joseph in 1888

The laudator Horst Bischof, University Vice-President for Research. is handing over a bust of the new Professor Emeritus

From left: Stephen Lawler [Microsoft], Traudl Leberl, Norbert Rozsenich [Sektionschef, Ministry of Science],Stefan Scherer [Doctoral graduate and founder of Alicona GmbH], Franz Leberl, Shahram Izadi [Microsoft Research], Franz Wotawa [Dean of Computer Science], Dieter Schmalstieg [Head of Institute, succeeding Franz Leberl]

A bust in the back of the Institute's main lecture room is accompanied by the master and doctoral theses. The bust was produced automatically by a 3D printer using digital data obtained from photos taken under a pretext earlier in 2013. The main lecture room of the Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision has been renamed the "Franz Leberl Seminarraum"