Hyderabad-based PointSoft Pvt Ltd, a software development and services company, is planning to go a step further in GIS and deploy the advanced technology-Digital Photogrammetry for better results in surveying. For this technology, the company is planning to invest Rs two crore and employ technical expertise in this area.
PointSoft has already worked on various government projects with National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) involving digitizing, editing, labeling, and plot generation of maps for identifying the pockets of water levels in the country, digitizing of land records in Andhra Pradesh and so on. Presently, it is talking to few companies including a leading telecom major for the deployment of GIS to achieved desired results.
Also, the company is planning to set up a sales and marketing support staff in Noida or Gurgaon in 2005. It is also planning to increase its workforce from the present 130 to 170 in the next 3-6 month period.