Thursday, 17 April 2014


thumb gaoNexteq Navigation is a leading developer of Precise Point Positioning (PPP) technology. This GNSS approach aims to provide high-accuracy positioning through the use of a single receiver involving satellite derived global corrections. The company's 'Freedom' technology provides improved results, with a 50% increase in accuracy - using internet communicated corrections in real-time. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Dr. Yang Gao, CEO of Nexteq Navigation Corporation in Calgary, Canada recently.

thumb Alois_GeierlehnerThere are few suppliers today that provide a full range of surveying technology ranging from robotic total stations through to GNSS for surveying instruments - GeoMax is one of them. The company aims to deliver a price-to-performance advantage. Asian Surveying and Mapping editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Alois Geierlehner, business director at GeoMax to learn more about these advantages and some of the new technologies the company is producing for international markets.

brent jones_esriThe relationship between surveying and geographic information systems (GIS) is integral for the development of most spatial data applications. Accuracy and precision in measurement matter. While the numbers and types of surveying related tools for measurment has grown, they in turn must interoperate with GIS, empowering applications to deliver results. ASM editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Brent Jones - Surveying and Engineering Industry Manager, Esri to discuss the relationship of surveying to GIS, and to learn more about how Esri is meeting the challenge to support and empower surveyors with GIS tools. 

thumb ed_dansonC-NAV is an international surveying and mapping firm that aims to provide high-accuracy GNSS positioning solutions to the offshore and hydrographic surveying community. The company is involved in seismic exploration, land surveying and flood mapping, geotechnical engineering and a host of other applications. Asian Surveying and Mapping editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Ed Danson of C&C Technologies’ C-Nav Division to learn more about the company.

richards_sean_thumbPitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI), formerly Group1 and MapInfo, provides location intelligence and predictive analytics to business and government customers. V1 Editor Matt Ball spoke with Sean Richards, Director, Product Management at Pitney Bowes Business Insight, Asia-Pac, about the evolving focus of the company, and about the new approaches they’re taking to expand the market for location intelligence.

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