Meet OS Placemaker - James

Ordnance Survey (OS) Senior Data Engineer, James, explains how data is captured to create 3D mapping.

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James is working with industry-leading technology to explore the future of mapping, and how new data capture techniques can support emerging markets. Whether driverless cars or future mobile phone networks, accurate location data is essential.

"One of the things that makes me proud to work for Ordnance Survey is the fact I get to play with all this data, with all these new cutting-edge methodologies, these new technologies, and I actually get to produce something which is of great value to the nation."

James, OS Senior Data Engineer

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