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2018

Jon Butts, OS Project Manager, said: “This is the first fully automated product derived from large scale source data. It has taken a huge amount of effort and persistence from around the business to achieve this long-held aspiration of OS, which is shared by many National Mapping Agencies around the world."

 

In April 2017 a cross-business project team from Ordnance Survey (OS) started work to fully automate the map production of OS VectorMap Local.

 

On 18 October 2018 the new automated derived version of OS VectorMap Local, which is a world leading first by OS, was released to customers!  

 

The team delivered a fully automated map production process solution utilising range of the latest technologies, including Esri ModelBuilder and Python for geo-processing, Esri ArcGIS for publication of map images, as well as end-to-end system orchestration delivered by Workflow Manager.

 

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