How many buildings in Australia? Geoscape achieves national coverage.

Geoscape® has achieved national coverage. With the October 2018 Release of Geoscape, we’ve mapped every building with a roof area greater than nine square metres across the entire Australian continent. That’s 15,243,669 buildings across 7.6 million square kilometres. Geoscape is a digital representation of Australia’s built environment. It’s our ‘buildings census’. We’ve counted them, recorded […]

PSMA inspires new 2D building footprints product

Satellite image feature extraction processes, incorporating machine learning algorithms, are leading edge technologies being used to create geospatial data and map our planet. To date, these technologies have successfully extracted the attributes of over 8.8 million buildings across the Australian continent from satellite imagery for PSMA’s Geoscape®. Geoscape is an analytics-ready, 3D built environment dataset […]

What’s at an address? Find out with Geoscape Release 4

This week’s Release 4 of Geoscape® saw the inclusion, for the first time, of buildings data for Brisbane, Gold Coast, Wollongong and Hobart, and the number of buildings contained within the dataset increase by 1.6 million to a total of over 8.8 million. It also saw the inclusion of surface cover at thirty metres resolution […]

Geoscape among first to leverage WorldView-4 satellite imagery

DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 satellite WorldView-4, a satellite owned and operated by DigitalGlobe, was launched into space on 11 November 2016 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, USA and PSMA Australia’s CEO, Dan Paull, was there to witness it. PSMA is excited to have been the first of DigitalGlobe’s commercial customers to take advantage of the […]

Putting New Opportunities on the Map

The pace of technological change never fails to amaze. Within a decade, mobile phones have been transformed from voice and text-based communication devices to indispensable personal assistants. Fast forward another 10 years and we’ll likely be controlling most of our physical environment with voice commands. Your car might even drive itself. Not long ago, creating […]