The New Zealand Government unveiled today an online tool called StatsMaps, that uses data derived from the 2013 Census to visualise and help users have a deeper understanding of New Zealand, and the changes in its economy, environment and society.
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The Queensland Police Service will be leveraging a 3D mobile scanner called Zebedee, which will enable officers to produce an accurate 3D map of crime scene in less than 20 minutes.
The recent Memorandum of Understanding between Indonesia’s capital city and Geospatial Information Agency will promote the greater use of geospatial information to help Jakarta reach a smart city status.
The State of Hawaii has launched two applications, “Your 2014 Hawaii State Senate” and “Your 2014 Hawaii State House”, as a response to requests from the members of the public during an Open Government workshop at the Hawaii Digital Government Summit last year.
Under steps to develop a location-based emergency response system, the Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a proposal by the Ministry of Home Affairs to establish an integrated computer-aided dispatch platform.
Ng Siau Yong, Director of the Geospatial Division at the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), shares how their hackathons are helping them promote a spatial thinking mindset in the country.
Kevin Sweeney,Director at Spatial.IQ Ltd and former geospatial custodian at Land Information New Zealand, responds to FutureGov’s Government Spatial Directions survey.
For bustling global cities like Hong Kong, town planners are faced with unique challenges brought about by its limited land area. Deciding where to put up the next prime commercial area or the new public housing requires impeccable urban planning and design in order to build liveable communities and facilitate economic prosperity.
Surveyor-General Dr Don Grant unveiled the Cadastre 2034, a comprehensive strategy designed to ensure that, in the next 10-20 years, New Zealanders will be able to enjoy easy access to cadastral information and have greater understanding of the various rights, restrictions, and responsibilities related to their land and real property.
The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion has launched an online mapping tool called MapIQ, to provide South Australians information on more than 7,000 community services in their neighbourhood.
As the volume of data collected by governments continues to grow, it is now increasingly challenging to find relevant content in a uniform way.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...