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Monday, August 04, 2008

Nassau County, Florida Deploys Geo-Visus Inc’s DCI©™ Solution for Rapid Field Data Collection

Geo-Visus Inc. announces Nassau County, Florida chose their Data Collection Infrastructure (DCI©™) as its Mobile GIS standard. DCI©™ was selected because of its simple user experience and management process for their mobile deployments so that each field worker did not require large amounts of training or specialist devices to capture as much information as possible about new and existing infrastructure throughout each department.

Nassau County has rolled out the DCI©™ with the Utilities Department in a pilot project over the last month to collect the locations and information of all Fire Hydrants in their Water Utility Network using Trimble GeoXH field devices. They are able to quickly download their daily projects, access only the GIS data they need for that project directly over the network (Cell/WiFi) without having to go to the office every time, and they can upload their work throughout the day ensuring that nothing is lost.

“With Geo-Visus’s assistance, Nassau County successfully deployed the DCI©™ solution to our field personnel,” states John Crowder, Support Services Director. “Using the DCI©™ solution, we are able to extend our investment in ESRI’s ArcGIS Server by facilitating rapid data collection for both the Building and Utilities Departments and keep data synchronized between the office and field.”

DCI©™ leverages the ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Mobile products from ESRI and is ideal for firms looking to take advantage of online mapping, wireless data collection, and hosted QA/QC tools for supporting a range of business processed that require accurate and fast access to infrastructure maps in a highly-scalable hosted environment.

About Nassau County
Nassau County is located in the North East corner of Florida. The county is growing at a rapid rate and experiencing increased demand for managing the critical infrastructure to support its growth. It is a rural county that now has approx 35, 000 citizens as of 2007.

The County has a single GIS Administrator using ArcGIS Desktop and Server products to manage their geographic information. The GIS Administrator is responsible for providing mapping services to the Board of County Commissioners, Growth Management, Utilities, Building, Emergency Management, Health, Ocean, Highway and Port Authority, Sherriff departments and the General Public. More information can be found on the web at: www.nassauflbuilding.com

About Geo-Visus Inc
Headquartered in Plantation, Florida, Geo-Visus Inc. specializes in Web-GIS Solutions and GIS Management Services. They lead the way in ArcGIS Server On-Site and Remote, Installation, Monitoring and Management. They are building Business Integration Tools to support client spatial data collection, analysis and decision-making needs. Geo-Visus commitment to excellence combined with their responsiveness has gained them an outstanding reputation in the GIS industry and more importantly, the trust and confidence of their clients. Incorporated in 2007, Geo-Visus Inc. has one (1) additional office location in Jacksonville, Florida. More information can be found on the web at: www.geovisus.com

Geo-Visus, DCI and www.geovisus.com are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of Geo-Visus in the United States, the European Community, or certain other jurisdictions. Other companies and products mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective trademark owners.

Martin Copping, GISP
E-mail: mcopping@geovisus.com
Tel: (888) 724-4447 Ext. 401

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