Research and Markets: Geographic Information System Market in North America 2010-2013 Report - Growing Industrial Applications Encouraging GIS growth in North America

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 23, 2011Research and Markets( has announced the addition of the " Geographic Information System Market in North America 2010-2013" report to their offering.

In North America, GIS technologies are being effectively used to track man power shortage in critical public services such as transportation. These technologies have been providing in-depth statistics and information to aid decision making. Further, the increased adoption of GIS technologies and the need for high precision GIS based applications across multiple sectors are driving the North American GIS market.

The increasing industrial applications of GIS technologies have been resulting in increased adoption. However there continue to be challenges in terms of integration with cloud technologies. Moreover there have been concerns over the potential misuse of this powerful technology.

TechNavio's Geographic Information System (GIS) Market in North America 2010 - 2013 report has been prepared based on an in-depth study of the market along with inputs from various experts. The report contains market and vendor landscape supported by drivers, restraints and trends. It also contains an analysis of key vendors in the market.

For the purpose of this report the market includes the geographic information systems market with a specific focus on North America. It also includes the software and services segment of the GIS market in North America. Geographical Information System (GIS) has been finding increasing applications in the industrial sector by aiding operation and management of various sites and plants. GIS applications have been helping to increase the productivity through enablement of active tracking of human resources. It has also proven to be a critical tool in managing logistics across various forms of transportation.

With GIS growing significantly it has also become function specific with several end users demanding specific functions and features. Hence GIS applications are becoming web based and offer interoperability across platforms and technologies. The demand for function specific GIS in particular has been responsible for the popularity of this technology in North America. Moreover since the cost of this technology is high, end users have been preferring function specific GIS services for better return on investment.

TechNavio's analyst says, the arrival of 3D in GIS created quite a revolution in the oil and gas industry. The technology has gone a step further and offers data in a 4D format. These changes will significantly drive demand for these services.

TechNavio has published a report on this subject titled Geographic Information System (GIS) Market in North America 2010 - 2014. This report has been prepared based on a study of the geographical information systems market with a specific focus on North America. Inputs from industry experts, vendors and end-users were used in the analysis. The report includes a market size estimate and forecast, market landscape based on segments along with trends, challenges and drivers.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Market Landscape
  • Vendor Landscape
  • Market Growth Drivers
  • Market Challenges
  • Market Trends
  • Key Vendor Analysis
  • ESRI
  • Hexagon AB
  • GE Energy
  • Autodesk
  • IBM Corp.
  • List of Exhibits

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