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A boundless world with infinite camera moves and points of view

Hong Kong

Large Scale Reality Capture

Functional digital twins start with photorealistic reality capture. Our GEO1:1 product enables the digital twin to become a digital replica of the built world. GEO1:1 is a product of NV5 Geospatial. Our award-winning team enables creative vision through insightful integration of the newest lidar and imaging sensors. We believe every project is unique. Our operators configure each acquisition project to provide high fidelity data customized to exceed industry standards. We process the source data to exacting geospatial accuracy and create large scale 3D digital twins for Media & Entertainment, and Architectural, Engineering & Construction clients. The vast experience and global footprint of NV5 enables our clients with an unprecedented advantage to accomplish market-leading goals.

Exploring the World

Working in challenging locations on short notice is our DNA, deploying for projects from the Arctic to the Amazon to Antarctica. Our technology innovation center is based in a hangar at the Hawthorne Airport, just a few minutes from the Los Angeles International Airport. We are at our best managing complex logistics and urgent deliverables. Our team have completed projects in over 30 countries including lidar scans in Nepal, Colombia, and Hong Kong for clients including National Geographic, BBC, Discovery Channel, PBS, and USA Today.

Archeological Discovery

Our crews have acquired lidar in South America for archeological discovery, uncovering ancient settlements hidden beneath the dense Amazon canopy.


The team behind the GEO1:1 product is proud to be a founding member of the Earth Archive, a scientific initiative to create a digital record of the world’s most biodiverse, culturally rich, and archeologically significant landscapes.


Digital Twins



Aerial Imagery


3D Digital Twins and Reality Capture

Digital twins are the link between the virtual and physical world, providing organizations with the ability to simulate, predict, and optimize real-world outcomes in a digital environment. When combined with real-time IOT data, the digital twin becomes a living breathing environment to facilitate improved decision making, reduced costs, and enhanced customer experiences.

Read more about our services here.

Hardware and Software Innovation

GEO1:1 implements custom scripts and develops machine learning to produce the best solutions and deliverables. Our team prioritizes research and new ideas, promoting a culture which challenges and emphasizes evolving methodologies.

”The GEO1 Multicam represents the future of aerial production work. As an aerial cinematographer, the 3D imagery acquired from the helicopter provides the VFX supervisor with endless options in comparison to the fixed perspective of shooting plates.”

- Mark Gerasimenko

Our Team


Elizabeth Ruiz

Chandler Tayek

Areeba Nadeem

Alexandra Lafayette

Ben Krause

Office Manager

Machine Learning Engineer

Associate Project Manager

Associate Team Lead

Flight Acquisition Manager


Kainalu Chun

Josh Chapple

Izabela Hamilton

Hannah Yi

Gray Mitchell

Aerial Sensor Operator

Account Manager

Team Lead

Proposal Coordinator

Senior Sensor Specialist


Mariel Bermudez

Mark Gerasimenko

Phil Carter

Ron Chapple

Stephanie Ruiz

Aerial Sensor Operator

Aerial Sensor Operator

Production Manager

VP Strategic Solutions

Lead Analyst

Our Values



We pledge that our work will never compromise the safety of any individual or community.


We strive to present efficient solutions using cutting-edge technology.



We commit to holding ourselves to high standards of scientific excellence and quality.


We advocate for the preservation and enhancement of community and ecological resilience.



We believe our work must impact and enhance our communities.


We celebrate promoting an organic and inclusive team culture.



We endeavor to make knowledge accessible for the better of society.


We aim to exceed the expectations of our clients and partners.


Articles and Accolades


The GEO1:1 team was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism in partnership with USA Today for an extensive video and lidar survey of the USA/Mexico border. GEO1:1 also completed archeology scans in Ciudad Perdida, Colombia for National Geographic, as well as independently in La Mojana, Colombia. Both projects resulted in revolutionary insights into Pre-Columbian civilizations. We were also tasked with monitoring the Kilauea active volcano in Hawaii for USGS, and delivered datasets of Mount Everest and surrounding glaciers for National Geographic Society. To read more about other awards and publications, click here.

Hawthorne Hangar

Innovation Hub and Learning Center

Our team operates from our hangar at Hawthorne Airport, just a few miles from LAX. The hangar functions as an in-house technological center, where we synthesize research and development for software development and hardware integration.

Notable Work

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The Wall
Muir Woods
La Mojana
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Ciudad Perdida
Mt. Everest
Kilauea Volcano

Global Projects and Clients

Contact Us

Ron Chapple, VP Strategic Solutions

Josh Chapple, Account Manager


Hangar: 3750 W 120th Street, Hawthorne, CA 90250


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