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On any given day, more than 1,000,000 people around the world use ESRI’s GIS to improve the way their organizations conduct business. Founded in 1969, ESRI’s GIS solutions are emerging as an integral component in nearly every type of business and government service. Headquartered in Redlands, California, ESRI has offices throughout the United States; a business partner program with more than 2,000 developers, consultants, resellers, and data providers; and a network of more than 75 international distributors with users in more than 200 countries.
Today, Autodesk is a fully diversified software company that provides targeted solutions for creating, managing, and sharing digital assets. Our community numbers more than six million users and includes four global strategic partners—Microsoft, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM—as well as 2,500 third-party developers. What unites us all is the same spirit our company was founded on: innovation that drives real-world success. You can see that success in the accomplishments of our loyal customers, which include 100 percent of Fortune 100 companies and 98 percent of Fortune 500 companies.
LizardTech, a Celartem company, is a worldwide leader in software solutions that make it significantly easier to manage, distribute, and access digital content such as aerial photography, satellite imagery and scanned color documents. GeoExpress with MrSID , the de facto industry standard for managing, accessing and distributing massive geospatial imagery such as aerial photos and satellite images. Built on innovative MrSID technology that dramatically reduces file size and preserves image quality, GeoExpress includes a robust toolset making it easier to manage imagery with functionality such as cropping, resampling images on the ‘fly’ and creating mosaics of imagery with differing resolutions into one file for seamless viewing. GeoExpress is compatible with all common raster image formats, including TIFF, GeoTIFF and ERDAS Imagine so you can make the most of your existing image data and dramatically improve your workflow.
Thales Navigation is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of global satellite positioning, navigation and guidance equipment with operations throughout the U.S. and Europe. Thales Navigation markets its Magellan® brand GPS products in the consumer electronics, recreation, and automotive markets, and its GPS and GNSS professional solutions in the survey, GIS/Mapping, and OEM markets. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with European sales headquarters in Carquefou, France, Thales Navigation is a subsidiary of Thales, a leading professional electronics company headquartered in Paris, France, with activities in aerospace, defense and information technology and services
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. Trimble’s worldwide presence and unique capabilities position the Company for growth in emerging applications including surveying, automobile navigation, machine guidance, asset tracking, wireless platforms, and telecommunications infrastructure. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has more than 2,000 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide.
Working in conjunction with Autodesk Inc., USC is committed to meeting the needs of small and mid-sized utilities by offering solutions that match the unique requirements of each utility. The US product line, coupled with the strength of Autodesk Map™ is the right tool for managing all geographically dispersed utility and municipal assets. From parks, streets and signs, power, water, gas, telecomm, sanitary, and storm, Utility Sciences and Autodesk Map™ combine to centralize and standardize the maintenance of geographic data. Once built, harness the power of USView to distribute geographic data and applications enterprise-wide.
Since 1989, superior products coupled with a responsiveness to customers that is unmatched in the industry have supported ER Mapper’s steady growth, which includes the expansion of its reseller network to 300 companies. Founded by Stuart Nixon, the company is committed to making image processing easier so that professionals at all skill levels and disciplines can effectively utilize the power of geoprocessing and remote sensing technologies. Earth Resource Mapping is totally committed to open software standards for imagery. ER Mapper is used by professionals in a wide range of industries, including airphoto data, state and local government, environmental science, telecommunications, defense, agriculture, forestry, oil and gas, and mining. Anyone who manages the earth’s natural resources or the urban infrastructure has an application.
DigitalGlobe is building a constellation of high-resolution earth imaging satellites and a comprehensive geo-information product store — DigitalGlobe.com — that allows you to quickly access and order a wide variety of imagery and derivative information products, including our 70-centimeter panchromatic and 2.8-meter multispectral imagery–the highest resolution satellite imagery available commercially. All together, our data sources will represent the market’s most robust collection of up-to-date spatial information.
Space Imaging was founded in 1994 through the financial backing of its marquee investors, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Raytheon Systems Company, Mitsubishi and Hyundai. The technologies of these investors represent some of the most advanced, successful achievements in aerospace. Space Imaging takes pride in our exceptional heritage and our ability to establish partnerships to leverage leading-edge technology. Our flagship IKONOS satellite is a prime example of how strategic alliances achieve success. Lockheed Martin built the satellite, Eastman Kodak provided the sophisticated camera sensor, and Raytheon developed the ground station, communications, image processing and customer service component. Looking to tomorrow, Space Imaging continues to forge partnerships with state-of-the-art technology companies to ensure sustainable success for years to come. Specific key partnerships include SGI, Navigation Technologies, Signiant, Intermap and Leica.
Geotech Computer Systems, Inc. is an industry leader in the application ofcomputer technology to many vertical markets, including environmental,mining, oil and gas, agriculture, weather, litigation support, and the Web.Geotech’s Enviro Data software stores and displays environmental qualitydata, such as field and laboratory data for water, soil and air. Users cancost-effectively import analytical and other data, review the quality,select data, and generate reports, graphs and maps, or provide data to otherprograms. The program runs in Access, and stores data in Access, SQL Server,or Oracle. Geotech’s new Enviro Spase product builds on the strong interfacebetween Enviro Data and ArcGIS. Enviro Spase runs within ArcGIS, and helpsyou efficiently display your environmental data on GIS maps. Geotech is anESRI authorized developer and value-added reseller.
GolfTech, Inc.
For the past several years, GolfTech, Inc. has been aggressively pursuing the use of advanced surface mapping instrumentation for the purpose of golf course mapping. Through the use of laser and GPS measurement techniques, GolfTech has been a pioneer in the area of precision green mapping and course asset mapping. It has been our mission to create a partnership with our customers to discover the various ways these new technologies and mapping techniques can best be implemented.
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