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HERE - a Nokia company, is offering the first location cloud that delivers people the world’s best maps and location experiences across more screens and operating systems unified under the HERE brand. To learn more about HERE, visit http://www.here.com.

LocationTech is hosted by the Eclipse Foundation, a not-for-profit member supported corporation. LocationTech is a vendor neutral community for individuals and organizations who wish to collaborate on commercially-friendly open source software that is location aware. LocationTech hosts technology projects and helps cultivate both an open source community and an ecosystem of complementary products and services.

Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together. It’s how Oracle simplifies IT and powers innovation. With more than 390,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems, for the cloud and the data center.

Oracle provides the most widely-used enterprise spatial database in the world, with users including leading national mapping agencies, regional and local governments, telcos, energy, utilities, transportation, insurance, and finance. Oracle Spatial and Graph option provides features in Oracle Database for advanced spatial data and analysis to support GIS, enterprise, and location services applications. It also provides features for physical, network, and social graph applications.

For more information, visit www.oracle.com/goto/spatial

Our rules based approach to capturing, validating & managing spatial data enables customers to process & analyse information in a way that traditional technologies do not allow. Through our 1Spatial Management Suite of products, 1Spatial Cloud, consultancy & partner offerings, we can provide the best solution to meet your spatial data management requirements.

We have a worldwide portfolio of customers & are a specialist provider to Defence, Emergency Services, National Mapping & Cadastral Agencies, Government & Utilities organisations.

ABI Research, established in 1990, is a market intelligence company specializing in global technology markets. Our unique blend of quantitative forecasting and trend analysis helps us to quantify the important markets of today, define the strategic technologies of tomorrow, and provide insight on how technology is adopted into vertical markets. Our clients rely on our services to uncover key market metrics and trends that are compiled through a combination of hundreds of comprehensive stakeholder interviews per year, technical intelligence from teardowns, years of collective market experience, vendor contributed data and end user research.

Since 1993, Angus GeoSolutions Inc. (AGSI) has been a provider of strategic technology and information solutions, empowering government, telecommunication companies, utilities and security organizations to make better, more informed decisions.

AGSI has widespread experience in using its technologies, expertise and services to create secure, web-based solutions for collecting, verifying, and managing the highest quality land-based location information.

Boundless, an In-Q-Tel company formerly known as OpenGeo, builds open source geospatial tools for managing data and building applications. OpenGeo Suite, our flagship product, powers solutions across the enterprise. Boundless reduces the cost of deploying open source geospatial software by assuring steadily advancing functionality for these technologies while providing professional services and expert support.

Esri® creates GIS software tools and methodologies that enable organizations to effectively analyze and manage their geographic information and make better decisions. On any given day, more than a million people around the world use Esri's GIS to improve the way their organizations conduct business. Esri Location Analytics makes it easy to geo-enable your business data with intuitive mapping and analytical tools to discover new patterns and answer business challenges.

G-Search is the quickest and most relevant location aware digital market research solution you ever had. We collect all the content of the web and put it on a map for you to analyze. The search is always customized for your specific business needs. You can get up-to-date information about the market and your competitors based on big (market) data.

Iconsulting (www.iconsulting.biz) is an independent System Integrator specialized in developing best-in-class Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, Performance Management e Big Data systems. Originally founded by a group of University researchers, today it is a strategic partner of the leading technological vendors: IBM, Jaspersoft, Microsoft, Microstrategy, Oracle, Qlikview, SAP, SAS. Iconsulting has offices in Bologna, Rome, Milan and London, has carried out more than 300 successful projects and has a portfolio of over 100 high standing clients. The heart of our business model is the R&D laboratory, which accounts for 25% of the company activities, in collaboration with the major Italian Business Schools and Universities. The current studies focus on: Big Data, Location Intelligence, Real Time, Social and Mobile. Iconsulting chairs “Business Intelligence & Performance Management” in different Italian Business Schools and Universities and has started the IKNOW training factory, making available the know how necessary to create a Competence Center which provides support to the governance of BI&PM projects.

Intermap® is an industry leader that provides geospatial solutions on demand with its secure, cloud-based Orion Platform™. Through its powerful suite of 3D Business Intelligence applications and proprietary development of contiguous databases, Intermap enables diverse customers and governments around the world with the Orion Platform and its location-based solutions.

As a specialist in geospatial technologies since 1993, Korem provides a complete range of services, software solutions and spatial data to optimize our clients’ business and strategic decisions. They are mainly from the telecommunications, insurance, retail, infrastructure management and public sectors.

Active in both Canada and the United States, Korem has established strategic alliances and key partnerships with the industry’s main leaders such as Pitney Bowes Software (MapInfo), Google, HERE (Navteq), DMTI, TomTom (Tele-Atlas), Safe Software and Alteryx. These partnerships, together with 20 years of experience, guarantee a unique offering to our worldwide clientele.

The Location Based Marketing Association is a international group dedicated to fostering research, education and collaborative innovation at the intersection of people, places and media. Our goal is simple; To educate, share best practices, establish guidelines for growth and to promote the services of member companies to brands and other content-related providers. Members of the LBMA include retailers, agencies, advertisers, media buyers, software and services providers, and wireless companies. Simply put, we want to help those engaging location-based services be as successful as possible.

Almost all data has locations, and accurate locations power a wealth of business processes: Customer Relationship Management, data quality, delivery of materials, goods or services, fraud detection, insurance risk assessment, data analytics, store and territory planning, and much more. New applications that harness the information in Big Data, location based services, customer analytics, and market intelligence need the accuracy and intelligence that only comes from great address quality. Loqate, the definitive source of everything location can power your applications with a combination of address capture, verification, and geocoding – all for 240+ countries. Loqate becomes the single global source for high quality, accurate location information.

Luciad is the supplier of choice for leading Systems Integrators for their Situational Awareness applications in mission-critical C4ISR and ATC/ATM systems.

Luciad products enable the development of High Performance, Accurate and Sustainable Applications. In addition, Luciad products stand for lowest overall cost of ownership and guaranteed longest application life cycle.


MapLarge is a platform for Big Data Visualization, Analytics and Publishing. Our customers use MapLarge to analyze billions of records in diverse industries ranging from Defense, Market Research, Telecom, Power, Healthcare, Media, Security, Business Intelligence and Weather. MapLarge creates new capability and achieves better ROI by turning complex data assets into interactive, explorable visualizations and products.

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analysis to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. More information is available at www.neustar.biz.

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international industry consortium of 473 companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface standards. OGC® Standards support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location-based services and mainstream IT. The standards empower technology developers to make complex spatial information and services accessible and useful with all kinds of applications.

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Location Intelligence and GIS solutions include MapInfo Professional, enterprise Location Intelligence capabilities, global portfolio of geographic and non-geographic data and best-in-class Geocoding. We also offer data hygiene, data management, customer analytics and customer communications solutions.

Our multichannel solutions optimize data to create relevant dialogue between organizations and their customers and to harness data for GIS projects. www.mapinfo.com

SpaceCurve is the creator of a real-time big data platform that delivers unmatched performance for geospatial analytics and applications and drives innovations in geospatial and location-based services. The platform immediately ingests, fuses and analyzes layers of geospatial, sensor, satellite, weather, social media and other streaming and historical data at petabyte scales to create real-time models of reality and immediately actionable intelligence.

TomTom is a global supplier of location and navigation products and services. We provide consumers and enterprise, government and automotive industry customers with digital maps, traffic intelligence, navigation software, PNDs, automotive systems, fleet management services, smartphone apps, fitness devices, POIs and speedcam intelligence. For further information, visit www.tomtom.com/licensing.

TSI introduces GAP (Geographic Area Profiler)…GAP is a web-based mapping portal that ties customer information to critical business and infrastructure data. In the past, utilities would have a hard time determining the true impact of an event on their service area. Now they can easily determine the number of customers, location of priority customers, population, businesses and more. www.geoareaprofiler.com

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