Data Conversation

Data conversion is the very core activity in building any Geographical Information System (GIS). The major data conversion activities comprise of conversion of paper maps into digital maps through scanning-vectorization or through Digitizer board on all scales and measures .DigitalGeo has rendered yeoman's role in rendering Data conversion services to a host of large clientele group among the Government and Corporate Sectors.
A major challenge facing organizations is how to retain their data investments during the adoption of new information technology and systems. Most organizations have information in the form of hardcopy maps, engineering drawings, printed reports, spreadsheets, as well as other electronic media and databases.

Our experience with data conversion technologies and approaches enables us to convert these data into a usable form. Our experience with various GIS software formats and GIS systems, as well as having a thorough understanding of the expected results of the business process helps us adopt the best approach for any given situation. Some of the technologies we use include:

 Colour as well as grey scale scanning
 Manual/ semi-automated/ automated digitizing

  • OCR
  • OCR
  • Data Layering
  • Data coding
  • Data editing
  • Fitting/ geo-positioning
  • Edge-matching
  • Transformations and Projections
  • Topology Building
  • Data structuring
  • Attaching data attributes
  • Data format conversions