Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
Gaofen Satellites Reduce China’s Dependence on Foreign Data
China's recently launched two Gaofen series satellites mark the...
Satellite Vu’s Earth Observation Satellite Wins ESA’s Top Prize
Satellite Vu, a NewSpace company that is leading the...
Germany Agrees to Lease Israeli-made UAS
Germany has agreed a nine year deal worth over...
CSIRO Increases Space Capability With A New Earth Observation Center
We heart space. And so the news that CSIRO...
Australia to Open New Centre to Collect Earth’s Data from Space
Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is...
Japan Aims to Produce Crucial Tech for Autonomous Cars
AUTONOMOUS cars require many pieces of technology to work...
Ordnance Survey Opens Up MasterMap Data to Boost UK Tech Sector
The government has made “key parts” of Ordnance Survey’s...
The Pipeline Company in Thailand Applies SuperSurv to Improve the Efficiency of Inspection and Management
Hollywood International Ltd., the largest local consulting firm of...
Department of Defense Bans the Purchase of Commercial-Over-The-Shelf UAS, Including DJI Drones Effective Immediately
It seems that the letter that was sent by...
European Commission Seeks to Boost Space Spending
The European Commission has set out how it wants...

Earth-i is following up its successful tender award from the Government of Queensland by supporting the International Symposium on Digital Earth & Locate 17 Conference being held in Sydney, Australia, from April 3-6, 2017.

The Queensland Department of Natural Resources chose Earth-i to map the entire state because the company “demonstrated a clear understanding of our needs in Queensland, and the DMC3/TripleSat Constellation provides us and other Queensland government departments with the wide-area capability and the very-high-resolution imagery required to meet the needs of the user community,” according to Steve Jacoby, Queensland’s executive director of Land and Spatial Information.

Australia makes its geocoded National Address File freely available online, and developments such as the Queensland Globe, which will allow users to view and explore the state’s spatial data, show how the country is embracing the benefits that thinking spatially can bring.  

“Government and the private sector will be able to identify opportunities based on what is happening around the world,” said Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, chair and convenor of the Locate17 and Digital Earth Symposium Organising Committee. “Geospatial data underpin many disruptive and innovative organizations. Without it, companies like Uber would not be in business.”

Earth-i provides data from three satellites, representing a combination of high-resolution imagery and an ability to revisit the area of interest within a short timescale.

“Earth-i is keen to engage with further members of the Australian geospatial community and hopefully support further projects with our data and services,” noted Paul Majmader, Earth-i commercial director. “The DMC3 2016 archive covers a large proportion of Australia with 80-centimeter data; we are keen to understand the interest in maintaining an annual coverage and distributing this on a wider basis.”

 

The Queensland Department of Natural Resources selected Earth-i to provide high-resolution satellite data similar to this TripleSat-1 image taken over Dubai, UAE.