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See how #smartcity and #IoT #data may help #K12 #schools and districts tackle a wide range of challenges https://t.co/t1pSKUn6UH #cdwsocial https://t.co/kKF01x52Pa...
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Future of geo-spatial technology - Government 2020

Future of geo-spatial technology - Government 2020 | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
Future of geo-spatial technology, Location becomes an integral dimension of data, allowing information patterns and decisions to be viewed through the lens of place. Since entities on earth
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A nice forecast of the use of location based data in 2020
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US regulators should support the integration of location intelligence in banking | BankNXT

US regulators should support the integration of location intelligence in banking | BankNXT | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
John Popeo outlines the potential benefits of widespread adoption of location intelligence to aid financial services.
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Location intelligence for financial institutions? Anti-money laundering, financial inclusion and fair lending are just some of the benefits highlighted.
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INFOGRAPHIC: How The IoT Enriches The Smart City Ecosystem | Smart & Resilient Cities

INFOGRAPHIC: How The IoT Enriches The Smart City Ecosystem | Smart & Resilient Cities | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Smart Cities have an important role to play in protecting our environment. Now, new technology is helping us to understand how we can better mitigate the impact our day-to-day activities have on the world around us.

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Who doesn't like an Infographic? This is a nice one showing how connected devices (IoT) work with Smart Cities
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Cartography - Rules of Thumb

Cartography - Rules of Thumb | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Cartography - Rules of Thumb
https://youtu.be/rDjFPOPvyf0

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Interesting video on basic rules of thumb for cartography. How many confusing maps have you seen with more than seven categories?
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Smart city and role of geospatial technology. what is a smart city?

Smart city and role of geospatial technology. what is a smart city? | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Smart city and role of geospatial technology. What is a smart city? How do we make a city smart? What is the future of Indian smart cities?

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Malaysia's National Geospatial Master Plan to be ready by 2018!

Malaysia's National Geospatial Master Plan to be ready by 2018! | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Malaysia is all set to release its National Geospatial Master Plan (NGMP) in May 2018 to advance the potential of geospatial technologies!

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Malaysia's NGMP for 2018 to include:

Geospatial Policies of Malaysia

National Geospatial Implementation

Governance to manage Geospatial Systems

Design of Enterprise Architecture for National Geospatial Implementation

National Geospatial Strategic Plan (2017-2027)

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What Will Google’s Smart City Look Like?

What Will Google’s Smart City Look Like? | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Lower housing costs, smart cars and environmental sustainability are all on the checklist for the new city district that aims to improve urban living.

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Google in talks with Toronto to build a smart city 'from the internet up'
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Esri Expands Its World Geocoding Service Capability

New Enhancements Include Smarter Address Matching and Service to 25 Additional Countries
July 11, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
REDLANDS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, today announced the release of significant enhancements to the World Geocoding service for the company's ArcGIS platform. This update to the...

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The next generation of addressing

The next generation of addressing | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
G-NAF provides the address and its position on the Earth; Geoscape describes what’s there.
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Forward thinking Australian Government initiative to provide open address data as an integral part of 'national' data
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About National Address Gazetteer - GeoPlace LLP

About National Address Gazetteer - GeoPlace LLP | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
@DrBobBarr we benchmark against a number of national datasets,see process at https://t.co/jZ9ruIzdEl
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Iowa State to get street addresses

Iowa State to get street addresses | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Iowa State will receive the street addresses that staff, students, faculty and even delivery services desire.

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Correct postal address a must to benefit from Wasel service

Correct postal address a must to benefit from Wasel service | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
JEDDAH: The General Directorate of Passports revealed on Saturday that nearly 10,000 people have corrected their postal addresses to benefit from the Wasel program.
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Geospatial Technologies Mapping Our Way to Secure Communities

Jamaica Information Service (JIS) is aimed at reporting up to date factual Government News for Jamaican Citizen here and abroad. We have packaged ou

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The Jamaican government are thoroughly embracing and embedding geospatial technology and information across many services. Some very nice applications and joined up working.
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STOP PRESS: European Commission today publishes Brexit position paper for IP rights, including GIs - SnIPpets Fieldfisher

STOP PRESS: European Commission today publishes Brexit position paper for IP rights, including GIs - SnIPpets Fieldfisher | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
Intellectual Property Blog
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EU position paper on Intellectual Property rights including Geographic Information. I found it difficult enough to navigate iP for addressing in the U.K. For the National Land and Property Gazetteer. Good luck on this one UK!
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Project Subway NYC's X-Ray Area Maps

Project Subway NYC's X-Ray Area Maps | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
As part of her Project Subway NYC, architect Candy Chan has created a series of X-Ray Area Maps of various New York subway stations. These maps show the subway stations—their platforms, their passages, their staircases—relative to the surrounding streets and buildings. Absolutely engrossing. Chan ex
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Architecture, Cartography or Art?

X-ray maps showing New York's subways

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3 Smart City Initiatives You Didn’t Know Were Already In Place In Selangor

3 Smart City Initiatives You Didn’t Know Were Already In Place In Selangor | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
All through technology!
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Burgeoning Smart City initiatives in Selangor, Malaysia. Particularly interested to see the initiative to allow citizens to report potholes using Waze and the use of drones to spot rubbish buildup, fly tipping and illegal fires.
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Drone2Map for ArcGIS: Inspection Capabilities

Drone2Map for ArcGIS: Inspection Capabilities | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Drone2Map for ArcGIS: Inspection Capabilities
View your assets from all angles with Drone2Map and inspect fixed assets that may be difficult to access. Process collected images, mark them up, and share them with field crews to make adjustments or repairs. Visualize imagery from multiple points-of-v

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Drones and GIS combine for efficient asset inspection. Ideal for the middle east where conditions are harsh on inspectors. In addition, drones could provide a quick first response solution on highways. There are so many areas of asset management that could benefit from this technology
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Artist creates stunning map of every road in North America

Artist creates stunning map of every road in North America | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

A Scandinavian man who works on geographic information systems for software company CGI has released a fascinating new map of North America that shows all the roads on the continent.

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I'd never have thought of opening the road network featureclass and calling it art. I guess that's why I'm not an artist!
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This City Made Its Waze Data Actionable Moving to the Cloud

This City Made Its Waze Data Actionable Moving to the Cloud | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Few of the cities that are part of the navigation app’s Connected Citizens data-sharing program actually do anything with the anonymized tri

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Didn't realise that Waze has a data sharing programme. They get street, road closure and construction data in return for giving the local authority anonymized trip information.
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Mapping unmapped. Facebook MIT project is helping in mapping unmapped

Mapping unmapped. Facebook MIT project is helping in mapping unmapped | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it

Mapping unmapped. Researchers from the Facebook Connectivity Lab and MIT are working on a project that generate street addresses from satellite images.

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Generating street addresses from satellite images and a bit of deep learning
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This startup is changing the way travel time search is done - Geoawesomeness

This startup is changing the way travel time search is done - Geoawesomeness | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
Imagine you are looking for a flat to rent around your office. Usually, you would google for a property site, enter your zip code, select a bunch of options about how big it has to be, how much the rent should be, the optimal distance from your office, etc. As a geogeek the most interesting aspect…
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Yayra Koku Deku - The Street Naming and House Numbering... | Facebook

The Street Naming and House Numbering project is ongoing so why shld Nana Akufo-Addo come and LIE to Ghanaians that if we vote for HIM, he is going to...
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Finding your way in a country without street addresses - BBC News

Finding your way in a country without street addresses - BBC News | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
A new mobile app in Ghana wants everyone in the country to be able to have their own address, in the hope that it will improve safety and boost business.
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Motorists have to verify personal address details as of Sunday | eNCA

Motorists have to verify personal address details as of Sunday | eNCA | GIS, Addressing and Gazetteers | Scoop.it
Individuals and companies will have to submit proof of full names, identity/business number, and residential and postal address before a licence disk or operator card is issued.
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