Our business partners offer far more than financial support. NSGIC members understand that public/private partnership is essential for prudent state and national geospatial information integration and systems development. We look to our business partnership representatives for information about new technologies and applications. NSGIC gratefully acknowledges the multi-faceted support of our business partners. Learn more about business partnership.
Current Business Partners
Meet Our Platinum Business Partners
1Spatial is a software solutions provider and global leader in managing geospatial data. We work with our clients to deliver real value by making data current, complete and consistent through the use of automated processes – ensuring that decisions are always based on the highest quality information available.
Our clients include federal and state government agencies, national mapping agencies, land management agencies, census bureaus, transportation and utility organizations. A leader in our field, we have a wealth of experience and a record of continual innovation and development. Today, with an ever increasing reliance on spatial and location-critical data, demand for our expertise has never been greater. For more information visit www.1spatial.com.
DATAMARK®, the Public Safety GIS team of Michael Baker, consists of a skilled group of subject matter experts in Public Safety and GIS whose mission is to build trusted relationships by providing the necessary education, fact-finding, and solutions to ease the transition to and development of workflows for NG9-11. DATAMARK is the go-to authority on GIS data for NG9-1-1. Its data-forward, full-service but configurable NG9-1-1 solutions provide the highest levels of Public Safety GIS data completeness and accuracy that empower informed decision making. Michael Baker International is a national leader in advanced technology solutions supporting clients in local, state, and national government. For more information visit www.datamarkgis.com.
Esri is the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS) and since 1969 has supported organizations everywhere with the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available, ArcGIS. State governments have trusted ArcGIS to make their communities smarter, safer, healthier, sustainable, livable and more prosperous. By using this powerful platform to reveal deeper insight into data, Esri customers are creating maps that run their organizations and the world. To learn more, visit esri.com/government.
Meet Our Gold Business Partners
Dewberry provides services for the entire life cycle and spectrum of geospatial data, including topographic and/or topobathy LiDAR, quality management for LiDAR data, derivative production, enterprise GIS infrastructure implementation and administration, community outreach and engagement, data analysis and visualization, and more. Dewberry is a market-facing firm with a 60+ year history of providing responsive professional services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. With decades of corporate history and more than 48 years of geospatial experience, Dewberry is built upon the principles of quality, dependability, resourcefulness, technical innovation, and strong management. Through our projects, we focus daily on our mission to improve the quality of life in the communities in which we live and work. Our clients span all sectors as well, from large federal agencies to work for counties and municipalities. Learn more about Dewberry by visiting Dewberry.com or following us on LinkedIn.
Ecopia Tech’s intelligent systems leverage groundbreaking advancements in machine learning to convert high-resolution imagery into HD maps. Our proprietary technology uses the latest in remote sensing techniques to automate feature extraction, allowing our organization to process immense amounts of data accurately and efficiently.
Ecopia’s HD maps are currently embedded into mission-critical applications across various industries around the world. Our technology can utilize multiple sources of imagery ensuring, accurate, up-to-date, scalable and reliable specifications that you can trust. We build global vector basemaps that maximize the value of imagery.
GeoComm, provider of Public Safety Location Intelligence™, has a national reputation as a leading provider of public safety GIS systems. These systems route emergency calls to the appropriate 9-1-1 call center, map the caller’s location on a call taker or dispatcher map, and guide emergency responders to the scene of the accident on mobile displays within police, fire, and ambulance vehicles. Over the last 25 years, GeoComm has grown to serve local, regional, statewide, and military agencies in forty-nine states, helping keep more than 100 million people safe. In addition, in 2020 our statewide NG9-1-1 GIS project footprint has expanded to include thirteen statewide projects across the country. To learn more about GeoComm and our Public Safety Location Intelligence offerings visit www.geo-comm.com.
Google Maps is a Web-based service that provides detailed information about geographical regions and sites around the world. In addition to conventional road maps, Google Maps offers aerial and satellite views of many places.
Hexagon’s HxGN Content Program offers the largest library of high-resolution 4-band aerial imagery and elevation data across the United States, Europe, and parts of Canada. The data is orthorectified, accurate, and available at multiple resolutions.
Since its inception in 2014, the Content Program follows rigorous acquisition and processing standards to offer the highest positional accuracy for a variety of applications. The exceptional data consistency over large areas makes this the ideal training data set for machine learning and A.I. algorithms. Flexible data use terms allow users to create derived products. For more information, visit hxgncontent.com or follow us on LinkedIn.
The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. is a full-service company that has been in continuous operation since 1866. Sanborn offers comprehensive geographic information solutions and photogrammetric mapping services to city, county, regional, state and federal government agencies, private companies, and international clients. Our services include ground control surveying, data collection and utility inventory, aerial photography and ortho photo production using digital mapping cameras, airborne GPS, airborne LiDAR data acquisition and production for digital elevation/terrain modeling, planimetric and topographic mapping, 3D photo real building modeling, oblique imagery, mobile LiDAR collection and processing, GIS and CAD database creation, asset inventory creation, land mapping, pervious and impervious mapping, fire risk assessments and parcel, facility, and data conversion mapping.
Vexcel Imaging boasts over twenty years of photogrammetric and remote sensing expertise. Our highly successful line of UltraCam systems was launched with the first UltraCam in 2003. In 2006, Vexcel Imaging was acquired by Microsoft Corporation and contributed as a subsidiary to the success of Microsoft’s Bing program by pushing the envelope of photogrammetric hardware and software technology with innovations that underpinned the Bing Maps web service and mapping platform. As a direct result of these advancements, our UltraMap photogrammetry software solution was born and today offers customers with an extremely rapid and efficient solution for generating aerial imagery and downstream data products such as high-density point clouds, digital surface models and orthophotos. Ten years later, Vexcel Imaging is again a private company and continuing our story of success with renewed and greater flexibility and agility. In 2017, the National Insurance Crime Bureau tapped Vexcel Imaging as a foundational partner in the Geospatial Intelligence Center, a coalition of companies that have come together to transform how federal and state agencies, first responders and insurers respond to natural disasters.
VeriDaaS is a Denver-based leading geospatial solutions provider focused on providing data, products, and solutions, based on the best data available, at a national level. Founded in 2015, VeriDaaS was born out of opportunity, evolution, and experience. Our roots are deep in the Geospatial community starting with a core management team with a combined Geospatial experience of over 200 years with depth in aerospace, engineering, networking, aviation, and other backgrounds.
With the goal of acquiring the highest quality 3D elevation data over large areas, VeriDaaS sought out the best technologies to address affordability while also providing the highest resolution and accuracy needed to satisfy major markets. In 2019, VeriDaaS purchased all existing Geiger-mode LiDAR sensors from L3Harris Corporation. As part of that purchase, VeriDaaS became the exclusive provider for Geiger-mode collection and processing. Since the acquisition, VeriDaaS has made significant investments in its Geiger-mode program to ensure quality, enhanced collection and processing capabilities and a robust and strategic commercialization of the data offering.
At VeriDaaS, we are building the richest, most comprehensive US national geospatial data library ever created to serve the geospatial market through a powerful Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) business model. Leveraging this data library, VeriDaaS will become a predominate geospatial solutions provider across new and emerging industries and applications.
WGI Geospatial is a national geospatial data, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and land surveying consulting firm providing aerial LiDAR, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and mapping services to federal, state, and local agencies, as well as private sector clients. is a wholly owned subsidiary of WGI, Inc. WGI, Inc. is a multidisciplinary solutions-providing consulting firm, WGI has 25 offices in eight states, serving an active client base in over 40 states, specializing in the following disciplines: geospatial and land surveying, subsurface utility engineering, land development/municipal engineering, mobility planning, traffic and transportation engineering, parking solutions, restoration and structural engineering, landscape architecture, environmental sciences and water resources, architecture, land planning, and MEP engineering. In 2022, ENR ranked WGI #167 – up 8 places — on its list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States. ENR Magazine also named WGI its 2021 Design Firm of the Year in the southeast United States. For more information, please visit www.wginc.com.
Meet Our Silver Business Partners
Aero-Graphics is a privately-owned geospatial services company that is passionate about helping our clients discover solutions that uniquely meet their challenges. Since 1965, Aero-Graphics has established a nationwide reputation for pioneering aerial mapping and imaging technologies to meet demanding schedules and budgets. From high resolution, wide-area LiDAR and orthoimagery to UAS and ground control survey, our expertise is broad and efficiently serves state and federal government agencies focused on achieving their goals.
EagleView is a leading provider of aerial imagery, property insights and software that transforms the way people work. EagleView holds more than 300 patents and owns a large geospatial data and imagery library encompassing 94 percent of the US population. EagleView provides highly accurate data, enabling customers in the government, construction, solar and insurance industries to make timely, informed, and better decisions.
Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist. We unlock insights from Geo-data. Through integrated data acquisition, analysis and advice, Fugro supports clients in mitigating risks during design, construction and operation of their assets, both on land and at sea. We contribute to a safe and liveable world by delivering solutions in support of the energy transition, sustainable infrastructure and climate change adaptation.
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Our solutions in land mobile radio mission-critical communications, video security & access control and command center software, bolstered by managed & support services, create the most integrated technology ecosystem to make communities safer and help businesses stay productive and secure. At Motorola Solutions, we’re ushering in a new era in public safety and security.
NV5 Geospatial. (NV5G), the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, provides geographic insights to government and corporate organizations that need geospatial intelligence to mitigate risk, plan for growth, better manage resources and advance scientific understanding. A pioneer in advanced mapping technology, NV5G’s end-to-end solutions and services deliver the industry’s highest data quality and accuracy, while leveraging the widest array of technologies for analyzing all types of terrains. Customers use the company’s acquisition, processing, analytics and visualization solutions in a range of technical and scientific disciplines – from geology and biology, to hydrology, forestry and civil engineering. Utilities, oil and gas producers, engineering and construction firms, as well as the military and major government agencies, are NV5G customers. NV5G has multiple offices around the country. For more information, visit our website, join us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter.
Planet is an integrated aerospace and data analytics company that operates history’s largest commercial fleet of satellites, collecting daily, high resolution imagery of everywhere on earth. Planet’s daily snapshot captures a massive amount of information about our changing planet, and is delivered with the software and analytics users need to make critical business decisions. To learn more visit https://www.planet.com.
Surdex Corporation is a full service photogrammetric mapping firm with ten aircraft serving a diverse client base across North America with accurate and precise geospatial information. We provide our clients with high quality mapping services to include aerial image acquisition, LiDAR acquisition and processing, digital orthophotography, planimetric and topographic mapping and data hosting. Surdex is a prime contractor for several large mapping programs including USDA-NAIP, US Army Corps of Engineers and USGS-3DEP as well as participating in at least 8 statewide orthophotography programs.
TomTom Maps is a leading provider of global map and traffic data sourced from a community of 450 million connected devices. We offer cloud-based products and platforms that allow developers each access to TomTom’s map API and content to create location-enabled applications. TomTom Maps focuses on two types of customers: consumer, where TomTom’s products are incorporated in end-user applications for smartphones, wearables and tablets, and on the internet; and enterprise, serving government and traffic management agencies, and business users for location-based applications such as geographic information systems (GIS).
Established in 1911, Woolpert is a design, geospatial and infrastructure management firm that integrates services and applies technologies to benefit its federal, local/state and private sector clients. Nearly 40 percent of our staff is surveying, mapping, GIS, or remote sensing professionals, and we remain dedicated to investing in and maintaining cutting-edge technology. Our design group provides services that center on the built environment through planning, architecture and engineering. Our infrastructure management group focuses on watershed management, water and wastewater services, and information technology and management consulting.
Meet Our Bronze Business Partners
Data-Axle has been “enhancing” public source data for more than three decades. As an authoritative source of geocoded nationwide addresses, Data-Axle offers enhanced demographics at more than 150 MM+ addresses powering policy, analytics and planning.
Makepath is a data science company with a specialty in geospatial technology and full-stack application development. We are passionate about the open source ecosystem, and we contribute to many ongoing projects. The company was founded by Brendan Collins and Pablo Fuentes in Austin, Texas.
Merrick’s GeoSpatial Solutions business unit provides innovative and highly accurate geospatial data services and products including photogrammetric mapping, digital ortho processing, surveying, GIS application development, Web-based data hosting and maintenance, and Internet mapping services to clients throughout North, Central, and South America. Technologies include aerial and satellite image acquisition, LiDAR (Light Imaging Detection and Ranging) acquisition and processing, LiDAR software developer/sales (MARS ® ), data fusion with hyperspectral and LiDAR surface models, and GIS database and planimetric design. Merrick’s mission is to build value for our clients, shareholders, and communities; and careers for our employees by delivering responsive design, construction, and geospatial information services.
Nearmap delivers reality through frequently updated aerial photos of sites, so customers can get to work on what matters: scaling business, making informed decisions, and executing projects perfectly.
Meet Our Media Business Partners
StateScoop features the latest leaders and innovators, news and events in state and local government technology. StateScoop gathers top leaders from across government, academia and the tech industry to exchange best practices and identify ways to improve state and city government.