Using computer vision to scale map data generation for geospatial

Scaling map data generation using computer vision

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

Using computer vision to create and maintain map data at a street-level is something that Google has been doing for years. But what if you crowdsourced that data collection ... what if you could access the database that was created ... and what if anyone could participate.
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Geocoding translating between geographic coordinates and address, from address to geographic coordinates

Geocoding - Translating between machines and humans

by Daniel ODonohue 26 min read

Geocoding provides a way of translating between machine and human languages when we communicate location. Machines collect and process location data in terms of latitude and longitude but humans have a much richer vocabulary in terms of describing a location. So we need something that allows us to be able to translate between these two languages, this is where geocoding comes in.
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Mapping workplace risk using personal location and geofences

Mapping Personalised Workplace Risk

by Daniel ODonohue 21 min read

A podcast episode about how location can be the means of providing delivering personalized risk assessments and alerts to workers in the field. Maps helping people be safer.
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Proof of location, bringing the blockchain to the real world

Proof of location, bringing the blockchain to the real world

by Daniel ODonohue 19 min read

GPS can be spoofed, so if we are relying on this as the only way of proving location the system is vulnerable. XYO is solving this problem by building a network that of devices that independently verify the locations of other devices participating in the network. By building this network on top of blockchain technology the network its self will be able execute smart contracts and provide a traceable confirmed timeline of an object's journey. 
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Data discovery - the way it should be

Data discovery - the way it should be

by Daniel ODonohue 23 min read

An interview with Anna Harper from Koordinates.com. Koordinates is a GIS data discovery platform but you might have heard it called a GIS portal. We discuss the GIS data supply chain and talk candidly about the skills needed in the modern world of GIS and Geospatial. 
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Powering location intelligence with geo social data

Powering location intelligence with geo social data

by Daniel ODonohue 19 min read

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How freelance mappers create maps for machines

How freelance mappers create maps for machines

by Daniel ODonohue 27 min read

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