Leicestershire, UK, 07 November 2012 � Following the acquisition of the world�s first fully integrated LiDAR, thermal and imagery system, Bluesky has made two significant personnel appointments. Dan Taylor (left) joins the UK based aerial survey specialist as Airborne Sensor Operator and will be responsible for managing and operating the state of the art data capture system as well as flight planning for both UK and overseas projects. Graham Hinchliffe meanwhile joins as GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist in a research and development role; working alongside the UK based production centre and sales team exploring ways to exploit the data for both new and existing markets.
�Dan and Graham are integral to the successful implementation of a new era of remote sensing data capture both here in the UK and overseas,� commented Rachel Tidmarsh, Managing Director of Bluesky International. �Both bring with them a wealth of experience having worked for many years in the industry and we are delighted to welcome them to the team.�
Dan Taylor joins Bluesky as Airborne Sensor Operator. He will have full responsibility for flight planning for both UK and overseas operations and will take responsibility for the management and operation of the new integrated airborne mapping system � the first of its kind in the world � recently purchased by Bluesky. Taylor joins Bluesky from Infoterra (Astrium GeoInformation Services) where he was responsible for the planning and acquisition of aerial surveys utilising a wide range of sensors. He has worked extensively in the UK as well as completing imagery and laser data capture projects in New Zealand, West Africa, the Middle East and mainland Europe.
Graham Hinchliffe joins Bluesky as GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist. He will work alongside the companies UK based production centre in a research and development role and liaise closely with the frontline sales and support teams to develop innovative data products for both new and existing markets. Hinchliffe also joins Bluesky from nearby Infoterra where he held the position of Senior Geo-Information Analyst. He has also worked at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory on the assessment of volcanic hazards.
Bluesky is a UK-based specialist in aerial imaging and remote sensing data collection and processing. An internationally recognised leader with projects extending around the globe, Bluesky is proud to work with prestigious organisations such as Google, the BBC and Government Agencies. Bluesky has unrivalled expertise in the creation of seamless, digital aerial photography, 3D landscape/cityscape visualisations and prints and also runs a national mapping centre, providing digital mapping, satellite imagery and aerial photography including ultra-high resolution imagery of cities and towns. Bluesky is now leading the way developing innovative solutions for environmental applications including the UK�s first nationwide map of solar potential, citywide �heat loss� maps, 3D maps of trees and their proximity to buildings and historical imagery. www.bluesky-world.com