PRIME2 Spatial Dataset

PRIME2 is Ordnance Survey Ireland’s (OSi) spatial data storage model and represents a considerable shift away from traditional digital mapping databases.

Treating all map features as continuous objects, PRIME2 is a seamless digital database for all 26 counties of Ireland. Developed to industry and international best practices, PRIME2 provides Ireland with standardised coordinate referencing and digital mapping reference systems, offering unrivalled levels of accuracy of state feature information.

With extensive experience utilising spatial data models, we can help integrate your data with PRIME2. Get in touch with us below to explore the benefits that your organisation can leverage from Prime2.

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Benefits of PRIME2

PRIME2 provides Ireland with consistent, accurate referencing of national data related to location. This brings a range of benefits that any organisation can take advantage of, including:

  • Improved Accuracy

    Improved Accuracy

    PRIME2’s standardised coordinate reference system provides greater accuracy of the location of national features than ever before. PRIME2 can be used to quality check your data to help determine the accuracy of your features or assets as well as to determine the exact location of national features, for example, drains, buildings, roads, rivers etc.

  • Unique Object Referencing

    Unique Object Referencing

    All objects and features that are mapped as part of PRIME2 are uniquely referenced. Each building, land parcel, road section or river has a unique reference against which additional information can be stored and managed. This allows for objects to be queried and for the identification of other objects or features associated with it.

  • 3D Modelling

    3D Modelling

    PRIME2 has been designed to store and manage 3D information such as multi-storey buildings, street infrastructure, underground car parks and subterranean utility services. This can be used to develop detailed models that examine how real world occurrences would affect the environment.

  • Optimised Resources

    Optimised Resources

    PRIME2 can be used to optimise resources and deliver greater efficiencies thanks to the accurate referencing of national data. Resources can be optimised, for example, through the accurate identification of broken assets and their location, resulting in greater staff productivity and less operational costs.

  • Network Connectivity

    Network Connectivity

    As PRIME2 is a seamless digital database, features such as roads, rivers and railways have been modelled as single segments with associated object lines. This enables users to query data based on the connectivity of the various network themes.

  • Better Analysis

    Better Analysis

    Featuring multiple datasets and more accurate referencing, PRIME2 enables a user to integrate their data, resulting in more precise analysis. This allows for comparison of all available options leading to better more informed decision making.

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