National Mapping Bureau said world map geographical information is not leaking military secrets
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to October 27, built by the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping services to the public free of geographic information platform – the “world map” has opened a whole week. Only the “world map” after the opening of the first four days total number of visitors had reached 4,651,078 people visited from 198 countries and regions. “World map” to arouse public attention, but also caused some users questioned, for example, that someone on the “world map” of the issue of intellectual property rights into question.
10 26, the national mapping agency official told reporters: “Now, they say we use the Google Maps satellite images, this is a misunderstanding.” He also said the “world map “The classified data were processed, the military will not reveal state secrets.
vector data are from China
“‘world map’ loaded with global coverage of the GIS data, the data to vector, image, three-dimensional three modes to show. “the official told reporters that the” world map “in the context of our data are particularly detailed, data sources including vector data, satellite image data.
he said, in which vector data is the “world map” data resources the subject, from the National Mapping Agency, China’s navigation data companies, including national and provincial, town, village transport, water, residential etc.; satellite image data mainly from foreign commercial satellite resources.
official said the “world map” of intellectual property is mainly reflected in the online services software products. “In the data, vector data belonging to our own intellectual property, commercial satellite image data is a cooperative manner through the use of commercial satellite images from different data in the future will increasingly use China’s own satellite image data to replace.” The official said: “The commercial satellite companies to obtain data is to provide various types of users, in fact, part of Google Maps satellite images is purchased from the business and now some people say we use the Google Maps satellite images, which is a kind of misunderstanding. “
mapping results related to national security
official told the media that the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping build national public service platform of geographic information purpose is to strengthen the basic geographic information resources development and utilization, to change the traditional mode of service, provided by a single map data into geographic information services online. Maps software development is achieving this technological base, its significance is reflected in the mapping results is an important national strategic information resource is directly related to national strategic security.
“as a geographic information services, online support software, must use our own proprietary software.” The official said, self-service software R & D map, although in its initial encounter many problems, but in the long run, you can free themselves from the kinds of dilemma.
“Although the market has some of the more mature foreign commercial software, but the development of national industry perspective, we should support our own software to further promote the development of China’s geographic information industry.” The person in charge told reporters, using our self-developed software can greatly reduce software costs, save money. He said that China has independently developed the mapping service software in line with national advocates of the “innovation strategy.”
According to the person in charge of the “world map” using the online service software system is released with our first three-dimensional virtual network characteristics of the software products of the earth. Compared with the same type of foreign software, it is not only a network of three-dimensional view Virtual Earth system, and geographic information sharing and integration services platform software.
of classified data were processed
The responsible person, the “world map” in the loading of data from the mapping department of public version of the data and corporate business data, which were based on “open map content that a number of provisions,” “basic geographic information publicly that the content (for trial implementation)”, “navigation electronic map the basic requirements of safe handling techniques” and other relevant national regulations have been dealt with , including the handling of military secrets property.
He said that the National Mapping Bureau also invited the national authorities of the “world map” of the data evaluation and consultation. “Overall, the ‘world map’ on the classified data were processed, the data conform to relevant regulations.” The official said that at this stage launched the “world map” (test version) The main purpose is to let everyone understand the “days map “position and future direction, while allowing us to amend the comments and suggestions. Future “world map” at the national mapping agency of the guidance, support and nurture the next, it becomes a China and the world of Internet geographic information services national brands. (Qie Jianrong)