Lake Nona’s NUVIEW lands innovation award at global gala

A Lake Nona business building a commercial satellite constellation that would help enable LiDAR systems was named Innovator of the Year at a geospatial industry global awards gala.

The company, NUVIEW, has been working toward the development of tech in satellite, sensor and software to produce accurate data for diverse industries, including environmental science, infrastructure, forestry and defense, among others.

“This award acknowledges the diligent efforts of the entire NUVIEW team and furthers our dedication to innovate a revolutionary LiDAR technology that overcomes limitations of traditional satellite imagery,” COO and cofounder Katie Graumann said in a press release. “We look forward to continuing on our pursuit to build a LiDAR system that will help solve some of the most pressing scientific, environmental, and commercial problems in ways that were previously unachievable.”

The unanimous award came at the Geospatial World Forum in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on May 14. The award recognizes NUVIEW’s innovation in Earth observation.

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NUVIEW’s constellation would provide a continuously updated global 3D-point cloud from space to solve the most challenging scientific, environmental, and commercial problems.

“NUVIEW has swiftly emerged as a trailblazer within the Earth observation industry,” said Sanjay Kumar, CEO of Geospatial World. “NUVIEW’s mission to provide unparalleled global data for informed decision-making surpasses the limitations of traditional methods. Their pioneering initiatives have garnered widespread recognition and solidified them as a company which is changing what’s possible to know about the world.”