When talking about 3D data we often think about high end fancy visualizations that give that wow factor where you can barely tell the difference between what is real and what is digital. In the spatial sciences industry we are not normally concerned with the Ultra High Definition graphics, Ray Tracing, and photorealistic texturing; normally we settle for much less because we only need the basics for analysis…
Water is a precious and increasingly contentious resource. When we run our taps or water our gardens, we’re largely oblivious to the strategy, politics and data that goes into water policy in Australia.
Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) are widely used by the water industry for decision making and planning, management and reporting.
“Location” is crucial information for the water industry to not only enable the visualisation of assets and infrastructure, but also to report on water main breaks, customer complaints, asset condition, work orders, field operations, new property developments, and other customer service areas.