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Overview and Forecast of the Global Geographical Information Systems Market

May 2, 2013

MUMBAI, India, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Introduction to the Market

A geospatial information system or geographical information system (GIS) is a set of
tools that interprets geographical or geospatial data or information. These systems
digitize the received geospatial data, process (store, interpret, analyze, and manipulate)
the data, and provide the required output.

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Market Overview

The Global GIS market
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is driven by traditional GIS, one of the
largest segments in this market. It also generates a large portion of its revenue from
hardware and software products. The Global GIS market is expected to post a CAGR of 9.60
percent during 2012-2016. The Global GIS market is driven by many growth factors; one is
the increasing demand of GIS from Government sectors. However, the increased number of
government regulations and guidelines could affect the growth of the market during the
forecast period.

Regional Overview

In terms of revenue, North America accounts for a large share in the Global GIS
market, and is followed by Europe. The market generated more revenue from developed
countries as compared to developing countries in the year 2012. The APAC region is one of
the fastest growing geographies in the global market due to the emergence of several
manufacturing industries in this region.

End-user Segmentation/Product Segmentation Overview

The Global GIS market is driven by several government agencies and public sectors such
as Utility, Natural Resource, and Telecom. It is also witnessing a huge demand from
several non-conventional manufacturing industries such as Retail, Financial Services, and

Vendor Landscape

The Global GIS market
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is fragmented with the presence of several
large and core GIS vendors; some vendors are trying to specialize in any one segment of
GIS. There is also a huge potential for GIS software vendors in the market as the Software
product segment of the GIS market is growing at a rapid rate. Some large vendors offer
services such as consulting, implementation, and end-to-end to create a competitive edge
in the market.

Some of the key vendors mentioned in the Global GIS Market 2012-2016 report include
Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., Esri Inc., Hexagon AB, MacDonald, and Pitney Bowes Inc.
Other prominent vendors in the Global GIS market include Astrium (EADS Co.), Autodesk
Inc., AvisMap GIS Technologies, Beijing SuperMap Software Co. Ltd., Bentley Systems Inc.,
China Information Technology, Digital Globe Inc., GE Energy, Geo Eye Inc., Hitachi Zosen
Corp., PASCO Corp., The US Geological Survey, Ubisense Group plc, and UK Ordnance Survey.

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Key questions answered in this report:

        What will the market size be in 2016 and at what will be the growth rate?
        What are key market trends?
        What is driving this market?
        What are the challenges to market growth?
        Who are the key vendors in this market space?
        What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
        What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?

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