Active Initiatives

Portrayal CDS

Cartography suffers in distributed web service environments and the poor presentation of data creates a negative  perception of the data quality, spatial data infrastructures and web standards. The current domain of web based  map driven display often ignores the fundamental concepts of basic cartography. The developers of the web based  map tools are often programmers with little cartographic experience, training or guidance.

Future City Pilot, Phase 2

As cities rely more and more on 3D geo-information in their processes and apply BIM paradigms for their information management approach, it will important that information flows in both directions between the geospatial systems (GIS) and the constructions systems (BIM). This requires data to be interoperable which in turn is dependent on using common and ideally open standards and specifications.

Systemic Standardisation Approach to Empower Smart Cities and Communities

Over the next decade, the way we live, work and use energy, transportation and other city resources and services will change significantly thanks to a range of innovative ‘Smart City’ solutions. A Smart City integrates physical, digital and human systems to deliver a sustainable, prosperous and inclusive future for its citizens. Many of these innovative solutions will be based on sophisticated information and communication technologies.

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