The rapid development of smart cities across the world and proliferation of advanced tools in the transport sector are some of the significant factors driving the growth of the geographic information system software market. However, geospatial data barrier and lack of awareness among consumers are some of the major factors which may restrain the growth of the geographic information system software market. Moreover, advancement in technology is anticipated to boost the growth of the geographic information system software market.
The geographic information system (GIS) is computer tool that offers geographical information. The GIS tools provide several benefits such as time and cost saving. The GIS tool is utilized as a support tool in the business world as it supports business to visualize location of data that helps the business to find new areas of opportunity and potential problem areas. The common examples include route optimization, business site selection, asset location and customer catchment area analysis.
The global geographic information system (GIS) software market is segmented on the basis of component, GIS software, function, end user. On the basis of component, the market is segmented as software, services. On the basis of GIS software, the market is segmented as desktop GIS, server GIS, developer GIS, mobile GIS, others. On the basis of function, the market is segmented as mapping, surveying, location-based services, navigation and telematics, others. On the basis of end user, the market is segmented as defense, agriculture, oil and gas, construction, utilities, transportation and logistics, others.
The Prominent /Emerging Players of GIS System :
2. BENTLEY SYSTEMS
3. Caliper Corporation
4. Computer Aided Development Corporation
6. General Electric Company
7. Hexagon AB
8. Pitney Bowes Software
9. SuperMap Software