10 Years of Success with the VMX: The Past Meets the Future- An Interview with an Early Mobile Scanner, Craig Sheriff

Craig Sheriff
Operations Manager, Tulloch Mapping Solutions

Welcome to the next episode of the series “Celebrating the Success of the VMX”! This week we have Joshua France, RIEGL Mobile Segment Manager, hosting our first mobile user in Canada and mobile scanner pioneer, Craig Sheriff.

With over 20 years of experience in geomatics, spatial analysis, and remote sensing, Craig is currently the Operations Manager of Tulloch Mapping Solutions – part of Tulloch Engineering. For the past 15 years, he has been responsible for all aspects of mobile LiDAR scanning operations and has managed more than 200 mobile scanning projects for transportation engineering applications. Craig has extensive project and program management experience including responsibility for all facets of full-cycle airborne and mobile terrestrial LiDAR projects, leading edge academic research initiatives and the development and integration into daily operations and production of new company designed LiDAR acquisition systems.

Craig and his team are very experienced with the ins and outs of mobile scanning and Josh had the distinct pleasure to work alongside with such a team of veterans and leaders in the field of mobile scanning. Tune into this RiCAST and learn from the experts themselves about mobile LiDAR scanning from their 10 + years of experience. 

We hope you enjoy our latest RiCAST!


RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning solutions.

RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for over 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.

RIEGL’s core Smart-Waveform technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.

RIEGL’s Ultimate LiDARTM 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing “Innovation in 3D” for the LiDAR industry.

From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, training and support; RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers.

Worldwide sales, training, support and service are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria; main offices in the USA, Japan, China, and Australia; and by a worldwide network of representatives covering Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia and Africa.

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