Research and Innovations

Icons of some innovations. For a list of 16 items click here


Augmented Reality Environment
with Tracked Person and Devices: Helmet, Pen, Tablet, 2008
Increased Redundancy Photogrammetry
3000 Digital Aerial Photos Covering
Graz [150 km2], 2009
Virtual Liver Operations Planning Tool: Segmented Liver and Tumor in 3D,
Virtual Scalpel, 2007

Pattern Recognition Paper
ISPRS Symposium Moscow [Russia]



3D Buildings @ Vancouver to Plan Wireless LMDS Transmission Network, Colors for Improved Interpretability, 1998



UltraCam-D Large Format Digital Aerial Camera at ASPRS Convention. M. Gruber, W. Walcher, T. & F. Leberl, 2003 


Map Generalization for Scale Transition with Raster-Scanned Paper Map of Roads, Vectorized, ~ 1985 

Map Generalization  with
Raster-Scanned Paper Maps
After Resymbolization [Enlargement]

UltraScan 5000 Precision Scanner for Aerial Color Film @ Accuracy at ± 1 µm, with Automated Roll Film Management, 1999
Aerial Stereo Radar Image Pair
Commercial System by Goodyear System, Arizona

Satellite Radarsat Stereo-Based
Digital Elevation Model, Nagano/Japan

NASA Magellan Elevation Model of Venus-Surface by Radar Stereo and Shape-from-Shading,

Satellite Radar Strips Merged into Mosaic of Antarctica, Created by Vexcel Corp. in Project RAMS for Ohio State University / NASA


 Aerial SAR, 25 cm, Interpretation of 4 Real SAR-Images of a Church by Simulation
[PhD-Project Regine Bolter, ~2002]

3D Surface, Habsburg Emperor Karl IV
From Film Camera Image Block of Statue
[PhD Project Peter Uray, ~ 1996] 

Raster Electron Microscope 3D Model of Broken Metal Surface, Micrometer Detail [PhD Project Stefan Scherer, ~ 1999]

Aerial Arctic Sea Ice Radar Image Strips Merged into Mosaic for AIDJEX Project and JPL-NASA, ~ 1977

Endoscopic Imaging for Medical Surgery, Tested Using a US Coin,