Location-based intelligence missing a trick in NZ, says spatial industries association

Fri, 24 Aug 2012

By Peter Kerr Aug 24 (BusinessDesk) - Aug. 24 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand is failing to reap the benefits of location-based intelligence because the government’s Geospatial Office is tucked away as part of Land Information, says the chairman of the Spatial Industries Business Association. Huge amounts of data around place and time, which is increasingly accessed as data visualisation displays in realtime by smart phone and tablet devices, could add value to New Zealand. The Geospatial Office’s information applies across all government and b...

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