HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Jul 20, 2011 -- ikeGPS, the global leader in mobile GIS systems, announces GIS data collection solutions that can help local governments add revenues while saving costs for essential services. Governments everywhere have pressure on their budgets and need to find ways to drive productivity, cut costs and increase revenues. Taxpayers expect comprehensive services from the government, including maintenance of roads, water and sewer infrastructure, utilities and emergency response systems. Government agencies need more efficient ways to collect property tax information and enforce regulations. mobile GIS devices like ikeGPS provide accurate, cost-effective means of collecting vital data and transferring it to tax assessment and asset management databases.
Problem: Local governments need to do an inventory of city infrastructure including storm water outlets, roadway culverts, sewer lines, fire hydrants, address information and more. They need to collect data and transfer it to mapping and engineering systems for planning and assessment. They need to do this as safely and efficiently as possible.
Solution: ikeGPS mobile GIS , a handheld, all-in-one device that integrates a high accuracy GPS, laser rangefinder, high resolution camera, 3D compass and onboard computer that allows a single operator to capture distant object locations, compute their sizes and store photos for inventory management purposes. The system enables you to dramatically increase data collection efficiency, thereby reducing costs while keeping teams safe.
Problem: Local governments also need to increase revenues to balance their budgets.
Solution: ikeGPS mobile GIS systems enable you to rapidly, efficiently and safely collect property tax data and enforce city ordinances including:
- Inspecting and enforcing billboard and road sign ordinances
- Inspecting and verifying building permits and property improvements
- Providing accurate data to back up property tax assessments
Since 2003, ikeGPS has become a global leader in mobile GIS data collection. ikeGPS technology is used by local governments, city councils, police and federal authorities around the world, and any organization with assets that need to be mapped, tracked, or monitored. For more information, please contact the ikeGPS team in the Americas: (281) 681-0356; in Europe, Africa and the Middle East: +44 1962 711 473; or in Asia and Australasia: +64 4 382 8064; or visit us on the Web at www.ikegps.com.