Remotely sensed imagery is rapidly evolving to become a primary and important information source for business decision making.To achieve this goal requires an understanding of the process involved and the right tools. V1 Magazine editor Jeff Thurston spoke with Bob Morris, President and CEO, ERDAS Inc. on this topic and how that company is meeting the challenge in the international marketplace.
ESRI is leading GIS software vendor and the vision and life’s work of Jack Dangermond. V1 editor Matt Ball sat down with Dangermond at the American Planning Association (APA) meeting in Las Vegas, where he gave a keynote address on, “Creating Our Future: The Geographic Perspective.” This is the second of a two-part interview that deals with the technology development plans of the company. You can view the first interview regarding the role of GIS for sustainability here .
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international industry consortium of 369 companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface specifications. Several of these members originate from Europe and that is where Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston met with Mark Reichardt, president and CEO, Martin Klopfer, European Programs Director and Athina Trakas, OGC business development Europe for this interview at the recently held OGC Interoperability Days meetings.
Autodesk has outlined a vision for highly detailed 3D digital cities that would become collaborative environments for secure integration of CAD, building information modeling (BIM), and geospatial information. V1 Magazine editor Matt Ball sat down with Doug Eberhard, Autodesk’s senior director and industry evangelist for digital cities, to discuss the digital cities idea, and how these systems could help foster a holistic approach to city management.
CityGML is emerging as a model for defining the structures for organising urban information. It aims to identify the meaning and function of objects in a city. Thomas Kolbe became initially involved in CityGML from the beginning. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston met up with him at the recently held Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Interoperability Day in Potsdam, Germany for this interview on the topic of CityGML.