Thursday 26 March 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global GIS Market in the Military Sector: Esri Inc., Hexagon AB, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and Pitney Bowes Inc.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: China Information Technology, Digital Globe, GoogleMap, Hitachi Zosen, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, PASCO, Pitney Bowes, Rolta India, SuperMap Software and Ubisense Group.
The report said: “The increasing use of satellite imagery in the Military sector is one major trend emerging in this market. Satellite imagery is available in different models such as 3D terrain models, stereo imagery, multi and hyper spectral models, and digital surface models.”
According to the report, the need to enhance national security is one of the major drivers in the Global GIS market in the Military sector. GIS technology enables governments to conduct better analyses of intelligence and adapt their assessment and approach to the various risks and threats posed to national security.
Further, the report states that decision making issues while using GIS in the Military sector are a major challenge in the market. The design of the DGI and the map system which was previously used by the sector must be identical and a mismatch could affect the working of the sector.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.