Monday, November 14th, 2011
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
Sunday, November 13th, 2011
ASM Magazine: At INTERGEO recently, we had the opportunity to see the new GeoMax products. Can you briefly explain some of the main new features in some of the products? AG: We’ve been introducing during the INTERGEO our new robotic Total Station as well as our two new GNSS RTK systems beside new products for
Monday, October 17th, 2011
A series of acquisitions and a new unified purpose within Trimble’s GeoSpatial Division have caught the eyes of many. Mobile mapping, aerial imaging, photogrammetry and laser scanning are now integrated toward a common goal. With a capability to supplement these areas with high quality positioning and navigation data, the company is at the forefront. Asian Surveying
Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
Esri Deutschland has long been involved in geographic information systems (GIS), providing software, consulting and training throughout Germany. Jeff Thurston, editor at V1 Magazine interviewed Gerd Buziek, Director Communications & Public Affairs at Esri Deutschland to learn about the company and some of the ongoing work across the country as INTERGEO 2011 took place in Nuremburg.
Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
High quality addressing is a critical need for local authorities, transport, utilities, emergency services and other applications that depend upon finding locations. This information is integrated into workflows and business processes, adding considerable valuable to almost all other data holdings. Aligned Assets is a UK-based company that has been involved in gazetteer management system development.
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
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.
Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
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
Sunday, May 15th, 2011
Open 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.
Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
The German Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management (DVW) is a large national organisation dedicated to furthering the professional prospects of the 8800 member surveying community. It accomplishes this task through local, national and international meetings, participation and dialogue. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston recently interviewed the President of the DVW, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl-Friedrich
Monday, April 18th, 2011
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