Geospatial Technology and Mobile LiDAR expert, Taylor Handschuh, established The Map Lady LLC in 2017, the year before she graduated from University of Arizona’s School of Geography and Development MSciGIST program. Since founding her small business and entering into partnerships with the most outstanding hardware & software manufacturers from all over the globe, ‘Tay’ has outfitted entities large and small with cutting edge technologies coupled with applied knowledge via custom training curriculums and on-call guidance, thus scaling applications & guiding technology uptake in built and natural environments alike.
The Map Lady offers “solutions oriented” products and services to assist businesses in their 3D mapping, digital twin, and reality capture journey. Her company is known for a proficiency in creating and attaching 3D, 2D, and other data to location for geo-enablement, and demonstrating the strength of connecting the 'metaverse' to real world coordinates.
Along with GNSS/GPS, mobile lidar scanners, specialty cameras, robotics, and accessories, The Map Lady provides the software tools to make use of the data created by these machines, as well as training and education for groups and individuals deploying or installing these new technologies.
Most recently, Taylor was nominated as an Under 30 candidate for the 2023 list in Enterprise Technology. (Forbes)