Airports are changing around the globe. New technologies and economic pressures are causing them to evaluate their operations and to become more responsive and efficient. Geographic information systems (GIS) are helping to meet that challenge, proving to be helpful throughout airport operations both inside and outside terminals and including air operations. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Terry Bills, Transportation Industry Manager (left) and Ian Koeppel, Transportation Business Development Manager (right) of Esri about GIS for airport management.
As in much of the developing world, the quality, currency and resolution of maps for Afghanistan have been lacking. Spatial Networks, a company with offices in Florida and Dubai, assumed ownership of the project assets and the production operation, including an agreement with the national mapping agency, and they are well on their way to providing greatly improved maps and spatial data for the country. V1 editor Matt Ball spoke with Anthony Quartararo, president and CEO of Spatial Networks about the mapping process and the goals of this effort.
CHC Technology is emerging as one of the fastest growing GNSS technology providers in Asia. The company has been involved with GPS/GNSS technologies for several years and has more recently become a technology manufacturer. Editor Jeff Thurston interviews Mr. George Zhao, CEO of CHC Technology.
India-based RMSI Private Limited recently delivered on phase two of Ireland’s Property Registration Authority as one of several contractors on this large-scale land registry modernization effort. V1 editor Matt Ball connected with Vikrant Karandikar, head of the Land Information Management Business at RMSI about the Ireland property registration project as well as the company’s capacity and future focus.
The Ashtech brand returned a short while ago. The company provides high quality GNSS technologies and by all accounts the pace of innovation has been increasing, providing many new products around the globe since the name change. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston interviews François Erceau, general manager and vice-president of Ashtech on the company's new products and direction.