The 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.
C-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.
Pitney 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.
GeoEye has been making many moves since the landmark Enhanced View award. V1 editor Matt Ball spoke with Chris Tully, senior vice president of sales, recently about the company’s outlook and focus.
Hexagon has been steadily amassing a fully-integrated geospatial technology company, and took a large leap forward with this vision this past fall with the addition of Intergraph. As the company gets ready to host the Hexagon 2011 Event, V1 editor Matt Ball spoke with company chief executive officer and president Ola Rollen about the status of the company’s integration, and the vision for what the company can become.