WIT Press


An Overview Of The SDM Technology

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/GIS980291

Volume

21

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

1,094 kb

Author(s)

Ivano lob

Abstract

The GIS and AM/FM market has changed rapidly in the last few years; spatial data management has moved from the traditional approaches toward new solutions, more suited to customers needs. A new specific and useful software tool, the SDM, is emerging in answer to the requirements of those customers (utilities, national agencies, etc...) who have large databases and expensive legacy systems and need integrated solutions without an 'information island'. Traditional GIS and AM/FM solutions have widely concentrated to support final user activities; little has been done on spatial data management capabilities. Under the stimulus of the market, the number of available products with new technological solutions is growing. The traditional GIS and AM/FM vendors are now competing with new players to control a ni

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