The UK’s official Geospatial Commission has created a specialist licence to simplify location-based data work while also unveiling plans for a digital map of the country’s underground pipes and cables.
A system that highlights safe roads for cycling, a database of British trees and an indoor mapping solution were among the technologies selected by the government’s Geospatial Commission and Innovate UK agencies.
Technology has the ability to increase market transparency and liquidity while enabling lower transaction costs. That’s according to “The Future of Real Estate Transactions” report, written by Andrew Saull and Andrew Baum from Oxford Saïd Business School.
Following a 3-month trial with more than 1,200 people, Ordnance Survey has officially released its geospatial software, that can be used and adapted for surveying utilities, flood risk, infrastructure, land and assets.