Education and Technology

Crowdsourced GIS Data

Education and Technology

Crowdsourced GIS Data

Crowdsourcing is a hot topic in the geospatial world and rightly so. The geospatial engines (Google Earth, Bing Maps, ArcGIS, gobs of LBS apps, etc.) are starving for data. They are like Formula 1 race cars trying to go faster and faster around the circuit. They have powerful engines, but geospatial data is the fuel and the fuel is expensive.

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