Anthony Calamito, vice president of product at Boundless Spatial, couldn’t do his job without geographic information systems (GIS). Whether he is working on customer data, solving an internal problem or testing out new software, he doesn’t go a day without it.
In the world of storytelling, maps provide context and can help consumers make better sense of the information they are taking in. The more complicated the information is, the more helpful maps can be in revealing patterns and relationships.
Thinking limitless means figuring out how to use geospatial technology to make models of the world that mirror reality; they can’t just account for one layer of data at one point in time, multiple layers of data at one point in time or one layer of data at multiple points in time.
The use of consumer-grade devices as a platform for professional surveying equipment with the help of an app is something that Trimble recognizes potential in.
With this in mind, the company has launched a new GNSS receiver, Catalyst, which allows users to access high-accuracy positioning in the field on their smartphone.
Nearmap has a reputation for collecting and providing 2D orthomosaic aerial imagery as a subscription-based service. Now the company is also offering high-resolution oblique imagery and derivative 3D products.