LIDAR Magazine interviews keynote presenter James Van Rens, SVP, RIEGL USA
LIDAR Magazine published a fascinating interview featuring RIEGL USA’s Senior Vice President, James Van Rens. In this interview, LIDAR Magazine asked Mr. Van Rens questions pulled from his keynote presentation at the FL-ASPRS/UF Fall 2020 Virtual LIDAR Workshop.
Mr. Van Rens discusses his background in the geospatial world, his role within the RIEGL organization, the many innovative contributions RIEGL continues to make to within the LiDAR industry, and more.
James Van Rens is the Senior Vice President of RIEGL USA, the North American headquarters for RIEGL. Mr. Van Rens is also the Strategic Advisor for the RIEGL Group and Government & Industry Relations for RIEGL International. Mr. Van Rens holds a combination BA/BS degree from Marquette University and has over 30 years of experience in remote sensing, 3D mapping, and LiDAR technology.
To read the full interview, click the link below.
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 and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.
RIEGL’s core technology, the digitization of LiDAR signals (“Waveform LiDAR”), provides 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, as well as training and support, RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers.
Worldwide sales, training, support and services are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria; main offices in the USA, Japan, China, Australia and Canada; and a worldwide network of representatives.