Orbit GT Mobile Mapping Solutions Chosen by Istanbul Metropolitan Government

Istanbul, Turkey, November 8th, 2013 – Orbit GT’s solutions for Mobile Mapping have been chosen as pinnacle solution for exploiting and sharing huge volumes mobile mapping imagery and lidar throughout the Istanbul Metropolitan area.

“We’re very happy with this choice by the Istanbul government“, says Peter Bonne, VP Business Development and Senior Product Manager at Orbit GT. “We congratulate our representative Geomobis with realizing this trend-setting solution at one of the world’s largest metropolises. Over 5000 users will now gain instant access to Terabytes of mobile mapping content, no doubt of great value throughout the administration in this fast growing city.”

The choice for Orbit GT software was part of a larger project incorporating the collection of mobile mapping data, appointed to Geomobis.

“We are very glad that Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) which provides service at world standards, has selected Geomobis and Orbit GT for this world class Mobile Mapping project ‘Panorama Istanbul’ financially sponsored by Istanbul Development Agency and Ministry of Development of Turkey“ says Selçuk Bostan , General Manager of Geomobis Mobile Information Systems . “Within this project 4000 km main arterial roads will be scanned with our mobile mapping system. From this massive data, the Directorate of Road Maintenance and Repair of IMM will create asset inventories using Orbit GT solutions and this massive mobile mapping. GIS contents are expected to be used in all departments of IMM with support of Orbit GT solutions. In addition, this Mobile Mapping and GIS project will be a milestone for Istanbul.”

About Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies
Orbit Geospatial Technologies is world leader in solutions for exploiting Mobile and Aerial Mapping data in managing, viewing, extraction, publishing and embedding in workflows. Orbit GT is located in Lokeren, Belgium.

About Geomobis Mobile Information Systems
Geomobis is Turkey’s first and leader brand in mobile mapping sector. It’s established in 2010 as sub brand of Ersel Mapping Company which is established in 2001. Geomobis brings mobile mapping content and applications and GIS related projects such 3D City Information Systems and Automation Systems for Internal use of local authorities and municipalities, in co-operation with Orbit GT. Geomobis and Ersel Mapping Company is located in Istanbul.
Geomobis will be presenting at SPAR Europe, nov 13th.