Friday, 22 May 2015


Ola_Rollen_thumbHexagon 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.

Singh_KK_ThumbOpen Geospatial Consortium standards form the foundation of many large geospatial service companies, because of the many benefits. The OGC recently interviewed Mr. K.K. Singh, chairman, Rolta Group of Companies about their commitment to this strategy, and provided the interview for publication here.

terry_bills_and_ian_koeppelAirports 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.

Quartararo_Anthony_thumbAs 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.

Mr._George_ZhaoCHC 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.

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