A detailed and highly accurate online NSW Bushfire Community Map has been launched to keep the public informed about evacuation centres, air quality, traffic control issues, emergency alerts, school closures and the current status of the numerous bushfires that continue to threaten NSW communities....read more
In an Australian-first, Seven News’ 2013 Federal election coverage drew on a cutting-edge Election Map which revealed key election insights – including the country’s first look at the property market from an electoral perspective....read more
Cutting-edge mapping technology is underpinning a new generation of targeted health services in Geelong, helping Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private healthcare provider plan its new $447 million teaching hospital for that region....read more
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Landmark study predicts boom in location-aware smartphone apps01 May
Australians are about to see an explosion of location-aware smartphone apps from their councils as local governments explore new ways to connect with their citizens, a landmark technology study has found.
Online travel app delivers safer drives for Aussie truckies26 Apr
A major Australian fuel company is using modern mapping technology to enable the nation’s truckies to set safer, more convenient and more productive long hauls.
Next gen insurance app to save millions in claims14 Mar
A next generation smartphone app is set to save insurers millions of dollars in the wake of natural disasters by ushering in an era of 'crowdsourced' claims management, according to a leading app development specialist.
Mapping event to uncover new directions13 Feb
Australia's largest intelligent mapping seminar series is set to showcase some of the latest advancements in location-based technology - including Adelaide City Council's 'Australian-first' community map app.
Next-gen apps a reality for Australia property sector14 Jan
True ‘augmented reality’ apps that reveal highly detailed property intelligence with just the scan of a smartphone are now within reach of the nation’s real estate sector, following the release of an incredible new data source.
Health calculator reveals route to faster payment for SA patients12 Dec
Remote South Australians who must travel to receive medical treatment are now being more consistently reimbursed by the government, thanks to an interactive, online distance calculator.
3D technology unlocks new virtual world for NZ businesses28 Nov
After taking the U.S by storm, a new technology that empowers organisations to conduct their operations in a life-like 3D digital world, has hit New Zealand’s shores.
Adelaide reports Aussie first with community map app27 Nov
Adelaide has become Australia’s first city to give its residents the power to instantly report community concerns – such as graffiti or busted street lights – with a click of their smartphones.
MapData Services expands data portfolio with Sensis agreement04 Sep
MapData Services has become Australia’s unrivalled mapping data specialist after signing a landmark agreement with Location Navigation Pty Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Sensis Pty Ltd.
Doing more with maps and data than anyone thought possible03 Sep
Since you last visited us, you may have noticed some changes are afoot at MapData Services.
Digital mapping pipedreams shown to be a virtual reality.29 Aug
MapData Services will be unveiling two of the most cutting-edge technologies to hit Australian shores this year at next week’s Ozri 2012 – Australasia’s largest Geographic Information System (GIS) conference.
50 shades of greyscale set to be a best seller28 Aug
Australia’s market-leading digital base map, used by organisations such as Woolworths and the Australian Bureau of Statistics, is now available in greyscale – making it easier than ever for businesses to highlight their own data in online maps.
Smartphone app is the citizen's new power source11 Jul
After taking the U.S. by storm, a new technology that empowers members of the community to use their smartphones to instantly report everything from potholes to major crimes, has hit Australian shores.
Technology partnership sparks new virtual world for Australian business11 Jul
A new world of digital 3D imagery has been opened up to Australian businesses, following a landmark partnership between online data mapping specialists MapData Services (MDS) and 3D imagery experts earthmine Australia.