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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

Sri Lanka: Remotely sensed geo information launched

[b]Sri Lanka: Remotely sensed geo information launched[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b][b]Colombo, 18 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/[/b]b] A new mechanism that would be devised by Geoinformatics (Pvt) Ltd would put off the vehicle thieves who are thriving now out of job by tracing to the exact location of the stolen vehicle and dislodging the engine of the vehicle. In this method the location of any vehicle whether stolen or otherwise could be traced. This was revealed at the occasion of the official launch of Geoinformatics website http://www.eagleneth.com - Internet Map for locations information that took place at the Galadari Hotel.

Geoinformatics is a professional enterprise specializing in the collection and dissemination of geographical information, including remotely sensed geo information.

Sudarman Siripala, Managing Director, Geoinformatics said that they commenced operations in 1990 with a group of professional surveyors and was incorporated in 1994. Since then projects funded by the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, JICA and European Union and projects from corporate sector were handled.

He said that the mechanisms created to enable the Public and Private sector working together has not been very encouraging whereas India is far ahead of Sri Lanka in Public Private Sector collaboration.

http://www.asiantribune.com/show_news.php?id=16476

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