01 Feb '13, 10am

Digital #map technologies have increased efficiency, and maybe your salary too.

Digital #map technologies have increased efficiency, and maybe your salary too.

Innovation in digital mapping has brought about various benefits to users, including paying over US$90 billion in wages. Improvement in digital mapping technologies has definitely made our lives easier, especially since the rise in popularity of GPS devices and GPS-enabled smartphones, which help us get around in both foreign lands and local cities. It has been more convenient than ever to get around since we were introduced to Google Maps, an app accessible to pretty much everyone. This improvement in our lives does not only benefit us as it also creates job opportunities and drives economic growth globally. According to a global study from Oxera, maps do make a huge economic impact around the world. The geo services industry is valued at about US$150 to US$270 billion per year and pays out around US$90 billion in wages. This speaks volumes about various job opportunities...

Full article: http://e27.sg/2013/02/01/digital-mapping-technologies-hav...

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