Articles in the Interviews Category

May 2024 | No Comment

Dana A. Goward

President, Resilient Navigation & Timing Foundation

Tell us briefly about the mission and objectives of Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation.
The foundation advocates for policies and system s to protect GNSS satellites, signals and users. We are a chartered scientific and educational charity. As such we have no interest in any commercial products or …

Feb 2024 | No Comment

Says Nikolaus STUDNICKA, RIEGL Business Division Manager Terrestrial Laser Scanning in an interview with Coordinates


How do RIEGL plan to survive in the “BIM Age” market with the recently launched RIEGL VZ-600I Laser Scanner?
With the extremely fast RIEGL VZ-600i 3D terrestrial laser scanner, we now have the right laser scanner for professional surveying, especially for …

Nov 2023 | No Comment

Alexander Wiechert

CEO at Vexcel Imaging in an interview with Coordinates at the launch of new Ultracam Aerial systems

Continuing the expansion of Ultracam universe, congratulations on the newly launched Ultracam aerial systems – Merlin 4.1 and Dragon 4.1. Please highlight few important features of both.
Thank you so much, we are …

Oct 2023 | No Comment

Says Sherman Lo, President of the Institute of Navigation (ION). He shares his views on a range of issues in an interview with Coordinates

Sherman Lo

Senior research engineer at the Stanford GPS Laboratory. He also is executive director of the Stanford Center for Position Navigation and Time (SCPNT) and a Stanford instructor. His research work focuses …

Jun 2023 | No Comment

Jesse Huff

Vice President of Sales and Marketing, JAVAD GNSS

‘Founded in 2007, JAVAD GNSS today continues with its original vision of innovation and excellence’ – Could you please elaborate on this.
The designs innovations of JAVAD GNSS have paved the way for the GNSS industry for years. JAVAD GNSS Patented and Patent-pending technology have helped shape what …

Feb 2023 | No Comment

With the help of computer vision, AI and ML, we can extract meta data information for decision making. Photogrammetry plays a key role in this process says Alexander Wiechert, CEO of Vexcel Imaging in an interview with Coordinates

Alexander Wiechert

CEO of Vexcel Imaging

Congratulations on completion of 30 years of Vexcel Imaging. Could …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

Kiyokazu Minami and Takeyasu Sakai of Japan Institute of Navigation discuss the scenario of navigation technologies in Japan in an interview with Coordinates magazine

Kiyokazu Minami

Secretary General, Executive Director, Japan Institute of Navigation

Takeyasu Sakai

Member, Leader of GPS/GNSS research group, Japan Institute of Navigation

What are the objectives of the Japan …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

Ing. Jirí Svaton

Msc. in wireless communications, Ph.D. in radio electronicss at Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) He was a postdoc for a short time at EPFL Lausanne (2021) and is currently a scientist at CTU. Jiri also teaches and leads students in signals and systems and radio-positioning. His professional interest is the effective processing …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

John Johnson-Allen

MA FRHistS FRIN MIoS, Chairman, Institute of Seamanship

Joining BP Tanker Co. as an an apprentice at the age of 16, he left as a Second Officer. He maintained his interest in the sea as a Royal Yachting Association lecturer for 22 years, teaching evening classes and also two years at Lowestoft College teaching Iranian …

Oct 2022 | No Comment


Dr. Capt. Hesham M. Helal

Secretary General 0f International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN), President of Arab Institute of Navigation (AIN) and Dean of Maritime Postgraduate Studies Institute, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)

Would you like to tell us about the International Association of Institute of …