Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data.


Applications of GIS

GIS is a very important tool which is used to assit in various Town Planning applications. Examples include:
  • Conceptual Plans
  • Township Layout Plans
  • Land Use Plans
  • Land Audits


Municipal assistance

Emendo (Pty) Ltd provides assistance to Municipalities in various aspects using GIS.
Assistance includes, but is not limited to:
  • Setting up a GIS
  • Capturing of data from as-built drawings
  • Asset management
  • Financial management


Training of personnel

Emendo (Pty) Ltd provides training of personnel to use and understand GIS systems and data.
Training includes, but is not limited to:
  • Capturing of data
  • Setting up of spatial databases
  • Editing data
  • Displaying data in various formats


Spatial Databases

A database that is optimized for storing and querying data that represents objects defined in a geometric space.