September 30, 2014

LiDAR Magazine: Pictometry imagery and ArcGIS combine to help Wood Buffalo stay on top of massive growth

LiDARNewsMagazine_Edwards-MonitoringLargeLandMasses_Vol4No6Pictometry imagery customer and Esri® ArcGIS user Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Canada was featured in the September 2014 issue of LiDAR News Magazine.  With 1,000 building permits a month, Justin Ngan, Manager, Geographic Information Systems for the municipality, needed to find a reliable way to manage the continual change happening in his 68,000+ km² (26,255 miles²) region.

As an Esri partner, Pictometry oblique image technology is integrated into the ArcGIS platform so users can leverage the power of both companies’ technologies and rich content, seamlessly. With 84% of the area’s regional revenue coming from taxes, it’s critical for the assessment office to be aware of change.  This combined solution has benefited multiple departments in Wood Buffalo including the public operations group and has helped to support tourism and economic development.  Read the article here.

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