Scientific partners

Joanneum Research GmbH, Austria


The Institute DIGITAL is a leading international research partner and centre of expertise in the area of information and communication technology. The Institute’s technological and scientific basis includes web and internet technologies, image, video and acoustic signal processing along with remote sensing, communication and navigation technologies. These technologies are implemented in hardware and software development and in application-oriented solutions using scientifically sound methods. The research services are complemented by expertise in prototype development, project management and consulting.

JOANNEUM RESEARCH is co-ordinator of the De-Montes Project, fulfilling their role as link between research and industry. They will cover the Terrestrial Laser Scanner (TLS) integration, contribute to the core functions, cover major aspects of computer vision and photogrammetry, integrate the processing chain, and support testing and verification activities. The main SW framework will be developed and integrated by JOANNEUM RESEARCH.

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České vysoké učení technické, Czech Republic


The Centre for Machine Perception (CMP) at the Department of Cybernetics of the Czech Technical University in Prague is a computer vision, pattern recognition, and mathematics of uncertainty research unit. The expertise of the CMP includes fundamentals as well as applications of computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning including calibrating multi-camera optical systems, stereo reconstruction, omnidirectional and panoramic cameras based on mirrors and lenses, image matching and object recognition in images.

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Technische Universität München, Germany


TUM is one of the leading universities in Germany. TUM’s top performances in research and education, interdisciplinary studies, and talent promotion stand out. Strong alliances with businesses and scientific institutions across the world play a part in this.

The Chair of Geodesy is a key player in developing imageassisted measurement systems, alerting components and the use of Artificial Intelligence for data interpretation. The lnstitute is mainly involved in research activities concerning the application of geodesy to engineering and other natural sciences. Typical fields of research are: intelligent multi-sensor systems for positioning and navigation, intelligent data analysis on large construction sites, intelligent alert systems for disaster prevention (e.g. landslides), navigation of construction processes, pedestrian navigation and location-based services, knowledge-based systems for engineering applications. The research group cooperates on an international level with research institutes, governmental offices and industry.



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Neovision s.r.o., Czech Republic

Neovision s.r.o. is a Czech private company founded in 1995. The company offers research, custom development, design, implementation, installation, and service of solutions in the areas of optical quality assurance/inspection, precise online 2-D and 3-D non-contact measurement, image processing and visualization, robot navigation and software development. Neovision s.r.o. has experience in development, installation, and service of turn-key systems such as industrial stations, robotics systems, vision measurement or image processing components. Our customers can be found among manufacturers of digital cameras, electronic components, jewelry, steel, in polygraphy, in textile industry, and among universities and research institutes.


Geoimaging Ltd., Cyprus


GeoImaging Ltd is a leading SME in Cyprus, established in 2002 at Nicosia. The company offers scientific and professional solutions in Geo-informatics and IT. It is also active in Research and Development (R&D) programmes, in EU & national funded projects and provides consultations services as well. The services and consultations of GeoImaging are tailored towards Geo-informatics and IT area that helps public and private sector succeed with improving their performance and implementing projects. GeoImaging goal is to support its clients and partners in the responsible and successful completion of projects. The products and services span state of the art knowledge and technology from spatial/image information acquisition, processing, analysis to representation and visualisation. The area of projects’ that GeoImaging is acting concerns informatics in the broader extent, i.e. Photogrammetry, Imaging, 3D modelling, GIS, IT/Software Development & Databases, Cartography, Remote Sensing, Surveying, Geodesy and GPS.


DIBIT Messtechnik, Austria

Dibit Messtechnik Austria Inc., located in Innsbruck, Tyrol, is a worldwide operating engineering office, which provides surveying services, equipment renting and customized dibit solutions. With self-developed dibit solutions (hardware and software), projects can be implemented with high accuracy, efficiency and individually customized for the clients’ requirements. For data acquisition photogrammetry, state-of-the-art scanner technologies as there are both “stop-and-go” and kinematic laserscanner systems and hybrid systems are in use. The systems are also provided to clients within the scope of system renting, to enable an independent implementation of measurement tasks. Beside the system instruction, the professional support of the clients during the renting duration also belongs to this scope of business. Their own research and development department optimizes and improves these solutions constantly, so projects are able to be carried out with state-of-the-art technologies. Renowned clients assign Dibit Messtechnik Austria Inc. and associated Dibit Measuring Technique USA Inc. for various projects within Europe, Asia and USA.

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CAUTUS Geo AS, Norway

Cautus Geo AS is company focusing on development, installation and maintenance of different survey systems for geo monitorering, automatic monitoring of stability, deformation and the environment. Cautus Geo aims to be a leading company within innovation, development and use of new technologies for monitoring stability, deformations and environment to ensure your safety and security.
“Cautus” comes from Latin and means “to make safe/secure”.
Our personnel have many years of experience from complex geo-monitoring systems, mapping and surveying, geotechnical and hydrological sensors, GIS, data management with different presentations and development of hardware and software solutions. Cautus Geo is spending large resources on the development of the best solutions with different technologies to cover all phases of a monitoring project. We are cooperating with leading companies within different fields all over the world, and due to this we can offer very good solutions for many different types of projects.