pmsa geoscapeThe pace of technological change never fails to amaze. Within a decade, mobile phones have been transformed from voice and text-based communication devices to indispensable personal assistants. Fast forward another 10 years and we’ll likely be controlling most of our physical environment with voice commands. Your car might even drive itself. Not long ago, creating a 3D map of Australia’s built environment seemed like a crazy idea. The cost of collecting the images alone would have been astronomical. Worse still, the work required to link information about each physical address across this vast land would have been unimaginably time-consuming. As a commercial venture, it was a non-starter. Not anymore. Thanks to rapid advances in satellite imagery, machine learning and big data processing, PSMA has produced Geoscape – a suite of digital datasets that describe Australia’s built environment and help businesses and governments make faster and more accurate decisions. Read More