“We’re very pleased that Arthur Berrill has joined our Business Advisory Committee. He brings a wealth of business experience and geomatics technology expertise to our proposal review process." - Dr. Mohamed Abousalem, CEO, TECTERRA
Markham, ON (PRWEB) May 01, 2012
DMTI Spatial Inc. (DMTI), Canada’s leading provider of Location Intelligence solutions, is pleased to announce that Arthur Berrill, Vice President of Technology, was appointed to TECTERRA Inc.’s Business Advisory Committee. As a member of the committee, Arthur is responsible for helping to evaluate funding proposals for geomatics projects. Arthur was selected to serve on the committee due to his years of experience and widely acknowledged expertise in the field of geomatics.
Arthur has more than 30 years of experience in the geomatics industry, managing the architecture, design and development of enterprise spatial systems. He has patented several designs and technologies in multiple countries, and holds the Canadian patent for a “Location Based Service Provider.” Arthur has an Honours Degree in Engineering from the University of Queensland in Australia and a Postgraduate Diploma in Photogrammetry from the International Institute of Aerial Survey and Earth Sciences.
Through a full range of support programs, TECTERRA enables Canadian companies to bring geomatics solutions to market. Arthur will advise TECTERRA on supporting a variety of companies, ranging from start-ups to established medium size businesses. Projects currently supported by TECTERRA include the development of GIS systems for forest fire modeling and management; the use of satellite and imagery technologies for pipeline defects and gas emissions; the use of integrated satellite, wireless and inertial navigation signals for low-cost, precise indoor navigation and many other advanced geospatial applications.
According to Dr. Mohamed Abousalem, Chief Executive Officer of TECTERRA, “We’re very pleased that Arthur Berrill has joined our Business Advisory Committee. He brings a wealth of business experience and geomatics technology expertise to our proposal review process. We’re grateful that he can dedicate some of his time in support of TECTERRA’s programs.”
Says Arthur Berrill, “It’s an honour to be selected to serve on this committee. TECTERRA supports a variety of incredibly innovative and ground-breaking projects. I look forward to helping them continue to seek out and support new technologies that push the industry forward.”
About DMTI Spatial Inc.
DMTI has been providing industry leading enterprise Location Intelligence solutions for more than a decade to Global 2000 companies and government agencies. DMTI's world-class Location Hub® platform uniquely identifies, validates and maintains a universe of location-based data. DMTI is the creator of market leading Mapping Solutions and maintains the gold standard for GIS location-based data in Canada.
TECTERRA Inc. is a national organization supporting the Canadian development and commercialization of geomatics technologies for integrated resource management. With current funding from the Province of Alberta and Government of Canada, TECTERRA invests in technology solutions for energy, forestry, agriculture, environment, and land management and development applications. The first centre of its kind, TECTERRA works with industry, entrepreneurs, researchers, and government partners to enable the use of geomatics technologies in addressing local, national and global challenges in resource management. TECTERRA, a non-profit organization, is governed by an independent Board of Directors representing key industry sectors associated with TECTERRA’s focus markets. For more information, visit http://www.tecterra.com