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LocationTech Member Profile – Reveal

Sam Wiffen CEO, Reveal Tell us about your organisation:  Reveal are building the Google Maps of the underground What is your definition of location technology? Technology that adds location context to useful objects, tools and information What is your area of interest in the industry? Subsurface utility surveying and location What does a typical day … Continue reading "LocationTech Member Profile – Reveal"

Location technology needs to be part of a greater whole

The technological revolution continues to amaze. Whether trying ChatGPT for the first time, delving into the world of crypto currencies, or tracking your daily activities via a smart watch. Technology has become more accessible than it has ever been.  Location technology is no different. Free open source software and engaged communities provide a great place … Continue reading "Location technology needs to be part of a greater whole"

NZ locationtech companies win big

It’s been a great time in the tech space with the NZ Hi-Tech Awards being hosted in Wellington last Friday. With a turnout of close to 1100 people, including the Prime Minister and the Mayor of Wellington, it was a night to enjoy all the great innovation being developed here in Aotearoa. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners - it was great to see so many members from the wider Tech Alliance grace the stage and be acknowledged for all their hard work. 

Advanced Manufacturing Industry Transformation Plan

LocationTech thanks the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for theopportunity to submit on the Advanced Manufacturing Draft Industry Transformation Plan. Thissubmission is in response Priority Two, increasing investment in advanced technologies and processesto lift productivity and wages, as well as Priority Five, creating a leading sustainable circular net-zeroemissions sector. LocationTech was not involved … Continue reading "Advanced Manufacturing Industry Transformation Plan"

Navigating the rising tide

From extreme weather events to worsening air quality, decreasing biodiversity to rising sea levels, climate change is set to be a major policy challenge for Aotearoa in the coming decades. 

Planning for the future

It’s been an exciting and busy few weeks at LocationTech. We recently hosted the first webinar in our series on sustainability – diving into the future of creating sustainable cities and the impact of population growth.