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Geospatial visualisations matter - Civil engineering meets online gaming

October 02, 2019 1 min read

Geospatial visualization and GIS data podcast


 Removing the barriers to entry by making it easy to create immersive geodata visualisations that tell a story and explain a process. Maple Precision has incorporated insights from the gaming industry to create a platform that organises spatial data for a variety of different open data sources and lets users create 3D animations in web browser.       


This episode is sponsored by HiveMapper

A platform that takes video and creates 3D mapping layers based on that data. The video can be from avariety of different sensors, does not need to be vertically looking down on the geography and each 3D output is georeferenced 

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