National or Local GIS CENTRE

Georeferenced up to date information stored in a central information system comes to reality and is not just a future wish any more.
For the regional development and a strategic planning a GIS Centre is an “All in One” solution.
The system is scaleable and applicable at municipal level, regional level or for a whole country.



The hardware is specified and configured depending on the individual city's needs.

All computers, servers and in- and output devices will be in
state of the art technology installed in an climate controlled air-conditioned room with
Network- and Internet access.
Physical access control and network security are safeguarded.



The software will be configured according to the needs of the customer and the amount of data.
We offer solutions based on our state sponsored Online GIS or other common GIS solutions like ESRI or INTERGRAPH.

Centralised data management within the municipality
Specifications for all the geographic elements and features will be identified to serve the needs of the different departments in the municipality.
All existing and surveyed data will be implemented in a conceptual and logical database using strategies for data sharing and protection.

Possible thematic data layers:
•    City services, public buildings and points of interest (POI)
•    Parcels of land
•    Electricity network
•    Water supply network
•    Storm sewer network
•    Telecommunication network
•    Road and traffic network

GIS System

Easy to use digital interactive maps

•    Digital atlas
•    Online and printed maps
•    Satellite images
•    Thematic maps and cadastral plans
•    Digital elevation models
•    Maps on demand
•    Data collection by field research, survey and radar image analyses
•    Database connected information opens previously un-thought possibilities in creating outstanding new maps
•    Various thematic maps based on statistical analysis
•    Possibilities in automatic data linkage by radial selection provides an automatic geo-coding of selected features with road information
•    Easy navigation within the whole topographic data material
•    Updates of documentation within the data




Beyond this geographical database user interface applications serve the needs of the different departments in a municipality.
•    System for certificates of land ownershipRoad maintenance
•    System for
managing network systems
(water supply, sewage, electricity,
street lights, street furniture, etc.)
•    Documentation of zoning and the
allowable construction types
for land parcels
•    electronic system for granting
construction permits for residential
and commercial buildings
•    Digital archive



GIS Web Application that allows the user to navigate through thematic Maps

Thematic maps
•    Any type of point of interest (POI)
•    Services
•    Places of worship
•    Hospitals, pharmacies

•    Hotels, restaurants
•    Roads
•    Malls, Retail Sales Areas, Markets
•    Gas / petrol filling stations

•    Public transportation networks
•    Future planning studies
•    E-Governance
•    Interactive services



Training of municipality personnel to self-sustainably manage the GIS Centre

Kartographie Huber offers different levels of training courses:
•    Database administration group
•    GIS developers
•    GIS operators
•    GIS users


Benefits and Aspects for the Municipality

The LIS as a central knowledgebase for the whole city or country:
A centrally organised Geographic Information System (GIS), controlled by the municipality as a central geographic information server, gives any authorised user (government or public) a fast and most effective usage of the needed information.
Accessed via Internet or intranet, digital output or as a paper print of the separated information of a certain region or of a complete area can be provided to anybody.
With this central information knowledgebase there will be no more redundancies and updating is concentrated in one organisation.

Other directorates and official institutions benefit from accurate and up to date GIS data with complete and detailed information.
The GIS CENTRE as a central geo-database in an online GIS portal gives the advantage of showing up to date information in a current workflow. Any kind of additional information can be brought into the system. In this way each ministry, each private company or each single person can benefit.
Fees per-access or time-based access plans for third parties benefit the municipality financially, while the private sector and other governmental bodies gain valuable tools and information sources.
The GIS CENTRE is an indispensable database foundation for net information systems (NIS) such as water or electricity networks.


Regional Development

The LIS is a valuable tool for investors, analysts, economists and government authorities to develop the different areas and regions of the country according to their planning, using regional information and geo-marketing.
It is important to constantly improve, adapt and modify existing plans and maps to changing needs and circumstances. For decision makers it is often difficult to make decisions based just on numbers. It is easier to support developments by graphics of a local context, especially if these change immediately when new numbers are added.
In a regional information tool of this sort, decision makers and investors from politics, economy and the public can share ideas and discuss opinions. This is the foundation for successful regional development.

Successful regional development needs the good will of the people who are to support and take part in the process, besides a sophisticated concept and a professional, monitored development process. To get all people involved, their economic, social and ecologic goals have to be considered and their benefit made clear to them by GIS supported information.
All participants should see from the very beginning the advantages for themselves, their family, their company, their community or village, city, region and so on.
To show all these things to the participants - and these can sometimes even be literally everyone in a country or region - an Internet platform is necessary which shows clearly the current situation, the common goal and the way towards it.


Strategic planning

LIS as a strategic planning tool in decision making for corporations, institutions or organisations as well as government, public authorities or private persons.

For strategic planning in public or private sectors a fast visualisation of local conditions is necessary. LIS is the perfect tool to constitute the local facts based on implemented data like the economic development, infrastructure and industry, educational achievement, growth of population, human resource development, occupational attainment or medical care or any other kind of statistical investigations within the GIS CENTRE.

Beyond that, LIS enables a strategic management covering the whole value-added chain from analyses over strategic development and implementation to supervision.

LIS serves all planning sectors:
•    Architecture
•    Urbanisation
•    Road planning
•    Infrastructure
•    Settlement
•    Military and security, safety and emergency services
•    Statistical information
•    Nature, wildlife and environmental preservation
•    Health services
•    Education
•    Social and demographic analysis
•    Historical and archaeological documentation


Statistical analysis

LIS enables statistical analysis with geographical extension for various fields in public and private sectors.

LIS is a easy to use tool for presentation of statistical analysis results like economic and financial development, the degree of coverage of network systems like electrical grids, telecommunication, pipelines, water supply or sewage systems, infrastructure or any other kind of statistical investigations.

LIS identifies less developed regions as well as potentials and growth to pursue a clear strategy.



To provide and improve government services, transactions and interactions with citizens, businesses, and other arms of government, the LIS offers a wide range of capabilities.

It is convenient and cost-effective for businesses, and the public benefits by getting easy access to the most current information available without having to spend time, energy and money to get it.
E-government helps simplify processes and makes access to government information more easily accessible for public sector agencies and citizens.
The anticipated benefits of e-government include efficiency, improved services, better accessibility of public services, and more transparency and accountability.



G-government are GIS applications for e-government
LIS offers the capabilities of G-government, which combines the E-government with spatial data information. G-government is divided into a business, private and government section.

Examples for G-government with LIS are:
•    Cadastral information
•    Land registration
•    Certification of land ownership
•    Land development plan
•    Commercial and residential zoning


Other benefits

•    Local Intelligence System
•    Disaster / emergency / safety services and security
•    Master planning
•    Social and demographic analysis
•    Tourism promotion and planning
•    Economic development and investment promotion


Common public interest

GIS CENTRE opens a wide range of usage in public sectors:
•    E-Governance / E-Government / G-government
•    Tourist information systems
•    Investor information systems
•    Public information systems
•    Public services via e-content