Global GIS Market in the Transportation Industry 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Esri, HERE, Hexagon and The US Geological Survey

DUBLIN, Oct. 7, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global GIS Market in the Transportation Industry 2014-2018" report to their offering.


A GIS is a system or a set of tools used to interpret business and geospatial data. It integrates hardware, software, and data for processing business and geographically referenced data. This system digitizes the received geospatial data and processes them to provide the desired output. GIS is used across various sectors, such as Natural Resources, Utilities, Federal Government, Communication and Telecom, Military/Law Enforcement, and Others, for various purposes such as disaster management, finding location details, viewing maps, marketing, designing facilities, and others.

The analysts forecast the Global GIS market in the Transportation industry to grow at a CAGR of 10.93 percent over the period 2013-2018.

The Global GIS market in the Transportation industry can be divided into three segments: Software, Data, and Services.

The report, the Global GIS Market in Transportation Industry 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global GIS market landscape in the Transportation Industry and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The shift toward Light Detection and Ranging technology is one of the major trends in the market. LIDAR has started to replace the old photogrammetric techniques used in GIS.

According to the report, one of the major drivers in the market is the increased need for road and rail construction. Rapid urbanization and growing population has led to increased traffic across the globe, especially in
developing countries, which has increased the need for GIS in transportation to improve the efficiency of constructing railways and roadways.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in the market is the complex technology and technological limitations. GIS technology is quite complex in nature, and limitations crop up when efforts are made to make GIS more effective because the technology used to build GIS systems is complex and difficult to develop.

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.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Geographical Segmentation

08. Key Leading Countries for GIS Market in Transportation Industry in the APAC Region

09. Key Leading Countries for GIS Market in Transportation Industry in the Americas

10. Key Leading Countries for GIS Market in Transportation Industry in the EMEA Region

11. Buying Criteria

12. Market Growth Drivers

13. Drivers and their Impact

14. Market Challenges

15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

16. Market Trends

17. Trends and their Impact

18. Vendor Landscape

19. Key Vendor Analysis

20. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Esri
  • HERE
  • Hexagon
  • The US Geological Survey
  • Astrium
  • Autodesk
  • AvisMap GIS
  • Bentley
  • Digital Globe
  • Geo Eye
  • Hitachi Zosen
  • MacDonald
  • Dettwiler and Associates
  • Pitney Bowes
  • Ubisense

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