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Geospatial technology: Mapping the way to sustainable development
Published on September 24, 2015 Email To Friend    Print Version

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- As we look to the future, we may recognize that mankind constantly treads the line of ambitious innovation vs. available resources. What if we could integrate data and leverage our globally shared resources? What if we could harness our shared knowledge and enthusiasm? This journey can begin with the simple act of mapping.

Mapping and analysis enables us to discover details about our relationship to the environment. If we start adding cultural and historical features to maps, they help us become more aware of our connections with other people who live in our community and country.

The evolution of geospatial technology is integral to our development and contributes to all scientific related fields. New developments in this exciting discipline continue to take place rapidly. It is important for industry practitioners like GeoTechVision to keep pace, even though difficult sometimes, and share these advancements with the intention of implementing these technologies regionally as desired by stakeholders – everyone wants the best in life, why not start with where you live?

Join GeoTechVision for an informative and exciting two day expo in Kingston, Jamaica, September 29 -30, 2015, entitled “Mapping our Way to Sustainable Development via Geo Spatial technology”.

The adoption of cutting-edge geospatial technology is producing innovative solutions in health, utilities, environment, education, retail and more. Does the Caribbean have a voice-What are the new ideas coming out of the region? What type of business climate is needed to encourage innovation? And what role can governments and the international community play in catalyzing progress?

During the expo there is a high level session that will bring leaders from the public and private sector as well as donor community to discuss geospatial innovation in the Caribbean.

GeoTechVision specializes in innovative spatial (relating to space) technologies and business ICT solutions, with locations in Jamaica and Guyana that serve the Caribbean region.

The company's services include: consultancy and advisory (project management, GIS policy, IT security, etc.), technical services, training and development within the geospatial and GIS fields respectively. The innovative products offered ranges from classroom management (system that allows teachers to remotely control/interact with students via their devices during classes), GIS mobile app (imagine a sales personnel being able to collect data on the spot whilst at a merchant location), and GPS tracking (always know where your car, boat or fleet of buses are located).
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