Posts tagged as applications

Developing a national human settlement layer

  Updated information on human settlements is crucial for spatial planning, environmental and disaster management, as well as sustainable service delivery and infrastructure development. This article describes the development of a South African human settlements product that will assist in decision making for various applications. The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is a public […]

Human settlement workshop explores SBC data

  Eskom’s GIS directorate recently hosted and coordinated a human settlement workshop at Eskom’s Academy of Learning in Midrand, with 30 attendees from Eskom and other stakeholders involved with human settlement monitoring. The purpose of the meeting was to learn more about spatial data on human settlement, and to network with other stakeholders. The utility’s spot […]

Gallery: Eskom human settlement workshop 2014

  Eskom’s GIS directorate recently hosted and coordinated a human settlement workshop at Eskom’s Academy of Learning in Midrand, with 30 attendees from Eskom and other stakeholders in human settlement monitoring. The purpose of the meeting was to learn more about spatial data on human settlement, and to network with other stakeholders. The utility’s spot […]

Anatomy of a mobile mapping system

  Mobile mapping systems are ground truthing soldiers of accuracy and produce high-quality data to mapping data providers. Popularised by Google’s Street View cars, various mapping data companies operate similar vehicles to collect an array of data for various uses. International mapping data provider, TomTom, is one such company, and recently upgraded their older mobile […]