Hong Kong: Lands Department Hong Kong recently held a launching ceremony cum technical seminar of its 3D Spatial Data that is available at Survey and Mapping Office. The seminar was attended by various government departments and private entities in the country.
Speakers from Lands Department, Planning Department, Housing Department, Civil Engineering and Development Department, and Water Supplies Department shared their experience in using 3D spatial data with demonstration of potential applications to promote wider use of 3D spatial data in different business sectors. Survey and Mapping Office of Lands Department completed a pilot task in 2012 to detect the change in landscape due to land development using 3D spatial data. Housing Department integrates 3D spatial data with their in-house 3D geo-referenced model and BIM to support quality 3D presentation of proposed housing project. Water Supplies Department used 3D spatial data to produce high-definition 3D animation for illustrating raw water treatment processes. Civil Engineering and Development Department presents future development projects through 3D animation using the 3D spatial data. The launching ceremony was opened by Bernadette Linn, JP, Director of Lands, Lands Department; while Dominic Siu, JP, Deputy Director/Survey and Mapping, Lands Department, opened the technical seminar.
Source: Our Correspondent