AfriGIS hosts 41st successful Data Show

10 Jun 2013

Quality data resulting in innovative, world-class solutions

Technology innovation company, AfriGIS, held their 41st successful Data Show at Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand on 6 June 2013.

“Highlights of the latest data release include the improvement of the Deeds and Cadastre links, enhanced allocation of Farm Names to Farm Portions, specific areas, like Welkom, updated on the Street Centreline database and more than 60 000 addresses in the City of Johannesburg added on the AfriGIS NAD”, Christopher Ueckermann, AfriGIS Data Manager explained.

Other additions included in the May 2013 release were more than:

200 Suburbs
200 Surveyor General Towns
2,200 links in Street Centrelines
103,000 Street Addresses
24,800 Land Parcels
380 Sectional Schemes
2,400 Points of Interest
620 Gated Communities

In addition to the quarterly data release highlights, a Developer Session was included in the morning’s events. The session provided the delegates with more information on application programming interface (API) services, which are provided by AfriGIS. For a showcase of and to experience the solution in action, visit maps.afrigis.co.za & http://myapi.afrigis.co.za/.

“AfriGIS uses geographic data as the basis of many of our functions and, from there, we develop technology enablers and solutions, which leverages the wealth of information generated from the geographic data. Our quality data remains core to the innovative world class solutions we offer,” AfriGIS MD, Magnus Rademeyer said.

AfriGIS values input from and interaction with our valued Data clients in order to maintain our world class standards. A few of the familiar faces seen at the June Data Show include:

Vodacom
SITA
Stats SA
Department of Tourism
Department of Environmental Affairs
SARS

AfriGIS now boasts more than 20 datasets, the latest including the movement of people. Maintenance releases occur quarterly and the use of datasets is governed by the AfriGIS Data License Agreement. For more information on the complete AfriGIS Data offering, contact [email protected].

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