Spatial Challenge 2012. Team Edify. Presented By: - Guo Weihao - Muhammad Irwan B Hussin - Tan Chin Wee Winston - Lim Yuan Chen Jimmy. Agenda. Introduction Our Objectives Research Platform / Technology / Software Project Milestone Problem Encountered Demo (Prototype)
The SLA Spatial Challenge is an initiative of the Singapore Land Authority aimed at encouraging the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology in Schools.
What is GIS?
Geographic Information System is a collection of hardware (e.g. satellites, computers, and GPS), software, and geographic information (e.g. maps, satellite images).
It is used to collect, store and analyze spatially referenced data, or data that refers to or is linked to a location.
Help integrate them into the society better!
It is timely as Singapore is moving towards a barrier-free environment. It is soon mandatory for buildings to include universal design features to meet all needs.
Only $6Million has been used out of a $40 Million accessibility fund while $2.5 Million worth of grants is being processed!