Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
California police adopt WingtraOne drone for wildfire damage assessment
LAFAYETTE, California - The Lafayette City Police Department and an...
Missouri Technology Corporation and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Announce a Geospatial Focused Corporate Accelerator in St. Louis
Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency...
Kratos Acquires Jet Powered Unmanned Aerial System Engineering Leader 5-D Systems
SAN DIEGO - Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc....
Giving Map Calls a Code Purple; Adds Call to Halt Thanksgiving Travel
PORTLAND, Ore.- This summer, Givingmap.org’s interactive COVID-19 map showed the...
Australian Space Forum to strengthen ties with Japan
The 10th Australian Space Forum will discuss how the Australian...

The Irish Independent reports that the taxman will use aerial mapping and GPS-style technology to help determine property tax bills. Shown here is an aerial photo of the Guinness Brewery, Dublin City.

In Ireland, sophisticated aerial mapping will be used to measure a home’s proximity to shops, transport links, schools and other amenities that have a bearing on property values.

Aerial maps and Global Positioning System-style systems will measure “the distance from each property to a series of amenities and services.” These will include train lines, airports, health services, schools, shops and emergency services. The data then will be used to estimate how much every home in the country is worth and how much property tax should be paid.

Image courtesy of Peter Barrow Photography.

Read the full story.

Comments are closed.