The book Earth Platinum is a unique cartographic Atlas - and large. The book defies the imagination with images the size of walls. The project involved many challenges and new approaches from tools to editing to production. V1 Magazine editor Jeff Thurston discussed the project with Gordon Cheers, Managing Director at Millennium House, the publisher of the Atlas.
The City of Goteborg in Sweden is developing a portal for citizen use and information distribution. Geographic information system (GIS) technology is a key contributor to that effort. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Eric Jeansson, GIS-manager/City Planning Authority/Gothenburg City to learn more about the initiative and how the city is advancing the use of GIS technology.
Bentley Systems has been marketing its products around the idea of sustaining infrastructure for many years. This approach has expanded toward the packaging of a 3D cities approach, and the notion of intelligent infrastructure. V1 editor Matt Ball spoke recently with Ton de Vries, government solution executive at Bentley Systems, about the company’s market position, its new Bentley Map product packaging, and the uptake in 3D for smarter city management.
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.