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Monday, April 18th, 2011

Interview: GIS Supports Airports Around the Globe

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

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Afghanistan Base Maps Provides a Foundation for Economic Development

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

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Framing Geospatial Practice for Practitioner Development

The challenge of framing the geospatial skill set for training and education purposes has been an ongoing challenge. Recently, a detailed Geospatial Technology Competency Model has been developed by the NSF-funded GeoTech Center, in concert with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Matt Ball spoke with Phillip Davis, director of the GeoTech Center and professor

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

GITA Tackles the Transformation of Geospatial Technology and Practice

The Geospatial Information Technology Association is holding their Geospatial Solutions Conference in Dallas, Texas from April 10-13. V1 editor Matt Ball spoke with Bob Samborski, executive director of the association about some of the highlights of the upcoming event, and the overall trends for geospatial technology for infrastructure organizations.

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

CompassData Reinforces the Importance of Ground Control

Imagery is a critical foundational base map element for most GIS systems. Ensuring the accuracy of imagery requires ground control measurements to geolocate, calibrate and georeference the imagery. Traditionally this step has been done by a surveyor on a project basis, but the whole new volumes of data make this project-based approach problematic. V1 editor

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Interview: George Zhao – CEO of CHC Technology

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.

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Positive Train Control Elevates Role of GIS at CSX

The mandate by the Federal Railroad Administration in the United States for Positive Train Control (PTC) places a whole new requirement on the commercial rail providers for cooperation and communication of train movements to ensure safety and security. The level of precision in the mandate pushes the technological capabilities, while also offering whole new levels

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

RMSI Delivers on Large-Scale Land Registry

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

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

GIS Plays a Newfound Role in Facility Management

There is increasing scrutiny on the efficiency of buildings along with their carbon emissions, because the inefficiencies inherent in our buildings are a huge source of carbon in our atmosphere. Penbay Solutions has been hard at work applying GIS to all aspects of facility management. V1 editor Matt Ball spoke with Stu Rich, chief technology

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Digital Map Products Expands GIS to the Masses

Digital Map Products has been active in the GIS industry for more than 10 years, first with data and then offering software solutions. They have been a pioneer in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) area, with turnkey solutions for municipalities, real estate and land acquisition companies, and application developers. V1 editor Matt Ball spoke with Jim Skurzynski,

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