Pavement Marking Inventory using GIS and Computer Vision – Part II

Posted 11 months ago

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Aligned with the City of Surrey’s Digital Transportation Strategy, which aims to create a user-centric and data-driven Intelligent Transportation System, significant strides were made in 2022. The city collaborated with a student from the GIS Department at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) to develop a deep learning model. This model automates the collection […]

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A Day in a Life of a GIS Intern at CBRE

Posted 12 months ago

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As a BCIT Advanced Diploma GIS student, part of the curriculum involves an industry sponsored project or practicum. Earlier this year, I was fortunate and grateful to start an internship at CBRE working with their Location Intelligence team here in Vancouver, BC. CBRE is the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm globally and […]

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Looking at Favourite Mall Destinations Throughout Toronto’s Metropolitan Area

Posted 2 years ago

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Blog Summary: Thorough understanding of a location is fundamental for real-estate professionals and stakeholders. Geospatial visualizations and data have the capacity to capture a geographic snapshot in time explaining the synergy and interaction between people and areas of interest. In this blog post I describe how GIS and data are used at CBRE to visualize […]

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Using Optical Imagery and Fuzzy Logic to Map Wildfires in British Columbia

Posted 2 years ago

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Exacerbated by human-induced climate change, wildfires have become increasingly severe and devastating in recent years. In British Columbia over the past decade, wildfires have consistently cost hundreds of millions in damages and pose serious health threats to the population as the smoke lingers over populous areas throughout the province.  For our British Columbia Institute of […]

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