Ubisense CTO of Geospatial Division to Present at GeCo
Industry Visionary Peter Batty to Present on Consumerization of Geospatial, and in Panel Session with ESRI, Google and others
Ubisense, the leader in location intelligence solutions, announced today that Peter Batty, co-founder and CTO of the geospatial division, will present tomorrow at GeCo in the Rockies, a collaborative conference between GIS in the Rockies and Geospatial Conference of the West (GeCo West), being held this week in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Alongside executives from ESRI, Google and others, Batty will participate in an industry panel discussion on “The Future of GIS.” This 90-minute panel session will be moderated by Joseph Kerski, Ph.D., and will address questions about the future predictions for GIS. For more information about this panel discussion that kicks off at 12:45 p.m. MT, visit http://www.gecointherockies.org/conference-events/.
Also on Thursday at 3:15 p.m. MT, Batty will present a session titled “The Consumerization of Geospatial.” During this presentation, Batty will discuss how certain technologies that originated in the consumer space can be applied to geospatial applications in large enterprises. The presentation will feature examples of projects in utilities and telecommunication companies; explore the use of Google Maps and a range of open source software; and Batty will discuss mobile applications, including offline use.
Ubisense provides myWorld, which gives communications service providers and utilities a dashboard view of their entire network service area in an intuitive and easy-to-use map application. Ubisense myWorld integrates enterprise data and a Google Maps-style view with dynamic network and field information overlays. By bringing critical enterprise information together into a single application with integrated engineering and operational views, Ubisense myWorld enhances situational awareness and helps businesses operate more effectively.
For more information about Ubisense myWorld, visit: http://ubisensemyworld.com/.
About the Speaker
Peter Batty is a geospatial and location intelligence thought leader with more than 25 years of industry experience. He currently serves as co-founder and CTO of the Ubisense geospatial division. Prior to this, he served as CTO for two leading companies in the industry, Intergraph and Smallworld, now part of GE Energy. Batty served on the board of OSGeo, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation from 2011 to 2013. He also served for six years on the board of GITA, the Geospatial Information and Technology Association, and was a member of the Advisory Boards for startups Public Earth and GeoIQ. He earned a master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Oxford University.
Ubisense is a market leader in location intelligence solutions that enable companies to optimize their business processes. By keeping track of key assets, Ubisense solutions bring clarity to complex operations while also improving quality and reliability. Ubisense location intelligence solutions are used by a number of blue chip customers around the world. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with offices in the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Singapore. For more information visit http://www.ubisense.net
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