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September 9th, 2013
Birds-eye View from nearmap Cuts Costs at Western Power

Government-owned WA electricity company Western Power has cut the cost of manually checking on swathes of its infrastructure by feeding up-to-date high-resolution aerial imagery into the company’s GIS (geographic information system) setup. In the first half of this year, the utility company broadened its use of imagery provided by Sydney-based nearmap, which delivers a Google Maps-esque Web service for enterprises and small business but at a significantly higher resolution – down to two or three centimetres – and with frequent imagery updates, as well as a mapping server that can be used to feed imagery into enterprises’ internal GIS via the Web Map Service protocol.Read More