Category Archives: OS

Geoforum 2013

  EDINA had a day out in London running it’s Geoforum event. Geoforum aims to bring together Digimap Site reps from subscribing institutions around the country and showcase some of the new functionality in EDINA’s geoservices. It also gives site … Continue reading

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New tools added to Digimap

A raft of updates have been applied to Digimap ROAM run by EDINA at the University of Edinburgh.  The main two features that have been added are Annotation and Measuring Tools. Measuring Tools Users can now measure distances and calculate … Continue reading

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Digimap for Schools scoops top award

EDINA are delighted to announce that the new Digimap for Schools service has been awarded the GOLD Certificate for the best overall resource in the the Geographical Association’s 2011 Publishers’ Awards. The GA Publishers’ Awards aim to recognise material which … Continue reading

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Sat Navs and route finding

How does your sat nav calculate the best route? A little insight to what is going on in the background. Continue reading

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VectorMap district Beta released

Ordnance Survey have recently release the next version of their VectorMap District product. This can be considered a Beta release which replaces the Alpha version that was release in April 2010 as part of the initial OS OpenData package. So … Continue reading

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Rasterised Mastermap from Digimap

Another bit of news from the Digimap team at EDINA and i think this will be of interest/use to many people out there.  Mastermap data is now available as a download in a rasterised format from the Data Download Section … Continue reading

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Digimap for Schools

EDINA has just launched a new service, Digimap for Schools.  This does exactly what it says, provides Ordnance Survey maps to Schools across a Digimap platform.  The look, feel and functionality of the site has been customised to make it … Continue reading

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