Sam Ho

SVP, Data Intelligence

February 14, 2014

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The Geospatial Revolution Project

A captivating documentary on GIS and its modern uses.

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The Geospatial revolution has been picking up rapid pace since the turn of the century. Through the last hundred years we’ve gone from aerial photography to high definition satellite imagery to GIS systems connected to mobile users around the world.

This engaging documentary outlines the history of geospatial technology, its uses and functions and where this revolution is taking us in the future. It’s a great way to learn more about the world of GIS and geospatial technology.

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Tina Liu

Data Production Specialist

February 12, 2014

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25 Important GIS Terms

Learn more about GIS with these 25 fundamental terms.

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As the use of GIS (Geographic Information System) continues to impact our daily lives through the use of mapping tools, navigation systems, and even social media, both public and business interest continues to grow. For those interested in learning more about GIS, here are 25 important terms related to GIS. All these terms can be divided into three categories, data structure, data management and geo-processing and analysis.

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Ethan Li

Project Manager

January 23, 2014

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Open Geodata – Pros & Cons

Why Open Geodata may be a blessing or a curse.

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“Open data” aims to release original data to the public for free, authorizing it be edited and distributed without restriction. It can be traced back to that the European Commission proposed an open data strategy in 2003, to provide government collected information to be reused by the public for free or low charge, which raise the discussion about open geo-data” at the time.

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Sam Ho

SVP, Data Intelligence

January 16, 2014

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A Short History Of Geospatial Data

How geospatial data has changed throughout time.

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People have used maps, as a way to display geospatial data for centuries. Some of the earliest known maps ever discovered used simple dot-points and lines to map out constellations in the sky. These basic dot and line patterns helped early humans understand the stars from a spatial perspective.

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