Mapping the interface between vehicle traffic and pedestrians

Mapping the interface between vehicle traffic and pedestrians

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

The curbside might not seem like the most obvious focus point in terms of mapping the urban environment but when you start to think of the curb as a highly regulated space and when you consider the number of arrivals and departures that that place on the curb in crowded urban environments.
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Geomob - Geoinnovation for the people by the people

Geomob - Geoinnovation for the people by the people

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

Geomob provides a forum to learn and exchange ideas about any interesting services and projects that deal with location. Everyone working in or curious about the location space or with location services is welcome.
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Building footprints at scale

Building footprints at scale

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

The confluence of open data, just enough availability of hardware, software, computing power and being laser focused about the industry you are trying to serve.
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A marketplace for geospatial data and workflows

A marketplace for geospatial data and workflows

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

Geospatial data is not always easy to find. The open data revolution and the abundance of data available on the global market have created a very fragmented environment and it is often difficult to know where to look to find what you need.
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Geospatial visualisations matter - Civil engineering meets online gaming

Geospatial visualisations matter - Civil engineering meets online gaming

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

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 ....
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Using the geomagnetic field of buildings to navigate indoors

Using the geomagnetic field of buildings to navigate indoors

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

Every building has its own geomagnetic fingerprint and by mapping that fingerprint against a floorplan of the building IndoorAtlas is able to provide accurate location and navigation inside. The genius of this system is that it takes advantage of an existing geomagnetic infrastructure.
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The location context platform

The location context platform

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

Location gives context to data but it can also be used to give context to experiences. Radar is a platform for geofencing and location tracking. In this interview with Co founder Nick Patrick we discuss the opportunities around using location to deliver contextualised experiences to users
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Geospatial gives context to risk

Geospatial gives context to risk

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

WatchKeeper International is using real time data feeds from a variety of different sources to monitor and mitigate risk and location is the thing that gives context to the data.
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Geospatial support for humanitarian emergencies

Geospatial support for humanitarian emergencies

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

Humanitarian emergencies often strike without warning, destroying lives and livelihoods within a matter of seconds. In the immediate aftermath, the challenge for those responding is to know where to start.
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Immersive maps give context to data - this is Street View for rivers

Immersive maps give context to data - this is Street View for rivers

by Daniel ODonohue 1 min read

Google Street View for rivers. The creators believe that the ability to virtually explore river environments is going to fundamentally change the way we understand waterways.
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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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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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