Articles in the Interviews Category

Apr 2018 | No Comment

FIG was founded on July 18 1878 in Paris by delegates from seven national associations – Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. Today FIG has been recognized by the United Nations and the World Bank…

Feb 2018 | No Comment

Takeyasu SAKAI

Principal Researcher, Navigation Systems Department, Electronic Navigation Research Institute, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology, Japan while sharing the status and prospects of QZSS and MSAS programmes

Please update us with the status of QZSS.
Following QZS-1 launched in 2010, additional three satellites has been launched in 2017 to complete the initial constellation of …

Dec 2017 | No Comment

says Stuart Woods, Vice President, Geospatial Solutions Division, Leica Geosystems AG in an interview with Coordinates…

How does 3-D capture technologies help to ‘understand infrastructures’ better?
The world is not flat. By working with 3-D technologies, we are able to represent our world in a model which best approximates reality. This enables us to compare to …

Nov 2017 | No Comment

says Alexander Wiechert, CEO of Vexcel Imaging in an interview with Coordinates..

What is unique about Ultracam Panther?
The UltraCam Panther is a versatile, portable Mobile Mapping System. It carries complementary sensors to capture full-spherical imagery and video, dense 3D LiDAR point clouds and precise geopositioning information in both indoor and outdoor environments.
The UltraCam Panther’s …

Nov 2017 | No Comment

Dr Jayanta Kumar Ray

Vice President – GNSS and Aerospace Electronics, Accord Software & Systems Pvt Ltd India shares his thoughts on issues and possibilities of GNSS in India

Your vision is “Innovative Information Technology Solutions for a better world”. Explain how your products and solutions are aligned with the vision statement.
Accord has been striving to …

Apr 2017 | No Comment

The Initial Services are the services offered by the Galileo satellite navigation system which became operational in December 2016: Open Service, Public Regulated Service and Search and Rescue Service. These services are provided according to pre-defined performances…

Jan 2017 | No Comment

No, not at all. It has been very much a live entity devoted to facilitating provision of discovery and access to spatial data sets captured by different partnering agencies of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)…

Nov 2016 | No Comment

P M P Udayakantha

Surveyor General of Sri Lanka

Please explain briefly the vision and mission of Survey Department of Sri Lanka (SLSD)? How is it being achieved the present days context?
Our vision is “To be the leader in providing land information right through”
Our mission is “Provide high quality land information products and services through …

Nov 2016 | No Comment

Krishna Raj BC

Director General, Survey Department, Nepal

What are the major activities of Survey Department, Nepal?
Survey Department, under the Ministry of Land Reform and Management, is the National Mapping Organization (NMO) of Nepal. The Department is responsible for regulating, monitoring and coordinating surveying, mapping and geospatial activities in the country. Major activities of the Department …

Nov 2016 | No Comment

What are the main functions of National Land Commission and how is Survey of Bhutan associated with it?