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June 2, 2017

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 […]


April 4, 2017

Sydney data for Geoscape available now!

With the back drop of Locate17 in Sydney, PSMA Australia has today officially launched Geoscape and released the highly-anticipated Sydney dataset. In a world-first, Geoscape enables Australian organisations to make better decisions using location-based insights that were previously too costly or time consuming for most businesses to access. The current data release includes: Sydney – […]


December 19, 2016

Geoscape has arrived!

Today marks the availability of Geoscape with Adelaide, rural South Australia and ACT datasets now available.  PSMA is applying emerging technologies at an unprecedented scale to deliver an enhanced understanding of what exists at every address across Australia – this is a world-first for whole of continent data collection of this quality and scope. The first release […]


August 11, 2016

PSMA Australia and DigitalGlobe accelerate continent-scale mapping

DigitalGlobe and PSMA Australia will accelerate operations to map the entirety of the man-made environment across the Australian continent using DigitalGlobe’s ‘Geospatial Big Data platform’ (GBDX). A new follow-on contract has been awarded to DigitalGlobe to deploy the GBDX and realise PSMA Australia’s award winning Geoscape initiative. The GBDX will analyse satellite imagery and crowdsourced data to map and characterise the […]


July 29, 2016

Geoscape ACT iAward winner!

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory – 29 June 2016 – The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has today announced the iAwards territory winners and merit recipients in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) for 2016. The iAwards is Australia’s leading awards program for innovation in the digital economy. Entrants competed in five base award categories across Business […]


July 18, 2016

Talking about Geoscape with Intergeo TV

In this Smart Cities feature, Intergeo TV interviews Dan Paull about PSMA’s decision to build Geoscape.


May 27, 2016

Geoscape evaluation data now available

Geoscape is PSMA’s award-winning new initiative to capture Australia’s built environment and anchor it in a reliable geospatial base. The dataset includes 3D building attributes, land cover and tree heights. Geoscape also captures features such as roof materials, swimming pools and solar panels. Our first capture phase covering 16,500 square kilometres in the Adelaide region […]


May 26, 2016

Geoscape receives international excellence award

An Australian spatial project capturing the location, distribution and physical characteristics for more than 15 million structures has received a major international geospatial excellence award. Geoscape – a new initiative to capture Australia’s built environment – was presented with the Geospatial World Excellence Award at the Geospatial World Forum in Rotterdam on Wednesday 25 May 2016. PSMA Australia’s Chief Executive Officer, Dan Paull said it […]


April 5, 2016

PSMA’s new project to capture Australia’s buildings

After having been applauded for its public release of Australia’s Geocoded National Address File (G-NAF), PSMA Australia has set its sights on its most innovative and ambitious dataset yet. The new initiative known as Geoscape will use satellite imagery to capture key built environment data such as 3D building attributes, land cover, tree heights, roof materials, […]