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An agreement between Britain’s national mapping agency Ordnance Survey and Mobileye, an Intel company, is set to deliver high precision road network location data to enable a fully connected digital Britain.

GeoTech and PropTech start-ups get the chance to advance their businesses after Geovation announced the return of its Accelerator Programme for 2019.

Inspired by the life-changing effect that a physical challenge had on her mum’s mental health, Hannah Beecham founded RED January to help people boost their own mental and physical health. From humble beginnings in 2015 comes a growing community of 60,000 REDers who are not just running but taking part in a multitude of different... Read More The post RED January at OS appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 17 hours ago

Do you want to know more about OS data, how to make then most of it and partnering with OS? Why not come along to our technical showcase to find out more and meet our Inside Sales team. Inside Sales work closely with the majority of OS’s SME Partner Community.  We assist the start-ups and... Read More The post Three weeks to sign up for our technical workshop appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 6 days ago

Here at OS Labs, we’re presenting project work most days – by slide deck, report or a quick chat. But sometimes it needs to attract attention and create a buzz… like our virtual museum for CityVerve. We created a 3D interactive exhibition to mark the conclusion of CityVerve, the Manchester-based UK Internet of Things demonstrator... Read More The post CityVerve virtual museum appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 7 days ago

Here at OS, we get asked some curiously specific questions by our Twitter followers. Our teams are always up for a challenge and, as this query required map exploration, who better to ask than our amazing Consultation and Technical Services (CaTS) team? Please see the query embedded below. @OrdnanceSurvey Hello! An enquiry if I may…..what... Read More The post GB’s longest linear walk without crossing a road appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 2 weeks ago

Glasgow City Council, as part of its EU Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities funded project RUGGEDISED (Rotterdam, Umea, Glasgow: Generating Exemplar Demonstrations in Sustainable Energy Districts), is, in tandem with developing various smart and sustainable energy measures, developing a Data-Based Decision Platform (DBDP). The DBDP will be a window into the various datasets generated throughout... Read More The post Our role in the RUGGEDISED project appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 2 weeks ago

As the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) is the UK’s learned society and professional body for geography, we’re sure it won’t shock you to know we often work together on exciting (and of course!) geography-related projects. This year, we have combined our expertise and arranged several events to help promote and advance understanding of the uses... Read More The post Geospatial data events with RGS appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 3 weeks ago

In anticipation of Christmas, we thought we would pay homage to the classic seasonal track 12 Days of Christmas by finding some fun OS facts about Great Britain for each line. To avoid typing the whole song out as we know you know it already, we have just written the last paragraph here to jog... Read More The post 12 Days of Christmas appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 1 month ago

Join us in Southampton on Thursday 7 February for a technical showcase. Our Product and Consultancy teams will lead the day with a mix of practical workshops, 1-2-1 discussions and information stands. We know that not all of our customers are GIS experts, so we’re keen to help you make the most of our data... Read More The post Sign up for our technical showcase and developer workshop in February appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 1 month ago

A huge thank you to everyone who has visited the OS blog over the last 12 months and been keeping up to date on all things maps and data. We’ve totted up the figures to work out your favourite blogs from 2018…so take a look and catch up on any you missed first time around.... Read More The post Top 10 blogs for 2018 appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 1 month ago

As Christmas draws closer, nights lengthen and temperatures drop, many people will be doing their Christmas shopping, mince pie baking and Christmas card writing. This is also one of the busiest times of year for many businesses. Utility companies need to ensure people remain warm, online shopping delivery companies are frantically getting Christmas presents delivered... Read More The post AddressBase – 7 years of improving public sector services, deliveries and service provision appeared first on Ordnance Sur

Blog | 1 month ago

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