Anyone who works with geospatial information eventually faces the problem of managing change over time. This is especially true if multiple editors are involved, when working with data can lead to the frustration of conflicting changes, slow validation, and other challenges.
The United Kingdom's St Helens Council is to use Yotta’s Horizons visualized asset management solution to undertake lifecycle planning and deterioration modelling for 748 kilometers of highway in northwestern England.
What technology or trend will have the greatest impact on the surveying and geospatial markets in 2014?
“I think there will be a definite move to the Cloud. We’re seeing more people moving data up into the Cloud and then accessing it from their own mobile devices out in the field, pushing data back and forth from the field to the office through wireless connectivity.”
Lanny Schnipper, Segment Manager, Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Co. Inc.
Thanks to huge strides in GNSS-enabled equipment, jobsite efficiencies continue to soar on both the survey and construction fronts. But until recently, the flow of real-time information and job-critical data between the office and personnel in the field have simply not kept pace with those onsite advances. But companies such as Sisemore Weisz & Associates (SW&A), which recently marked the one-year anniversary employing Topcon’s MAGNET Enterprise suite, are changing that—in a big way.