NGIS, Australian GIS, Remote Sensing and web mapping firm, announced the opening of its China office, to be based initially in Hong Kong. The company’s staff is already busy, working on projects for Television Broadcasts LTD and the HKSAR Government.
NGIS has been working on projects in Hong Kong and China for over eight years, including the high profile SUSDEV21 project (Sustainable Development for the 21st Century). Projects in China have included assistance to develop National Strategies for Soil and Water Conservation.
The office is being managed by Mr Chris Hoar, who had been involved in various GIS project works in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China.
“NGIS China will target companies that can gain benefits from the use of spatial information and technology,” said Mr Hoar. “It can provide all the benefits of GIS without the expensive investment in hardware, software and training associated with the establishment of an in-house capability. It will implement many of the successful industry solutions developed by NGIS.”
The Hong Kong office is the first step towards a larger presence on mainland China, says the company’s release.