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It has been a warm and sunny few months at Emu Analytics and we have all just about survived the heatwave! We have been slightly quiet on the blog front but we are back, and rest assured that service is now restored and we will be sharing regular location-based goodies with you!
New report reveals an 83% shortfall in the required number of charging points for Electric Vehicles by 2020
Today Emu Analytics, a leading data science and software company, have published a White Paper titled ‘A Sustainable Future. Preparing for Electric Vehicles’ that identifies that by 2020 an additional 83,500 charging points will be required to meet the demand from electric vehicles (EVs). To date there are 16,500 charging points. There needs to be an 83% increase in the number of charge points by 2020 to meet the demand form EVs in the UK.
The Aurora Location Analytics Platform has recently been used for an important study into Air Quality within the City of St. Albans.
Jake, our Junior Web Application Developer and newest member of Emu, has been very busy lately taking a leading role in the development of our new product, Aurora. And as we do with every new joiner, we challenged him to write a blog that showcased his interests, is based on location insights and uses our technology. As Jake is a bit of a language buff he chose to create a Toponomy map of the UK, and as he needed to display a lot of location data in a performant environment he chose the visualisation components of Aurora to do it on.
Emu Analytics are excited to be attending GeoData this year. Join us at our stand in the exhibition area to meet the team and learn about our Location Intelligence, GIS and Data offerings. We'll also be showcasing our new analytics and visualisation platform, 'Aurora'.
Emu Analytics recently teamed up with London YIMBY to help them communicate the issues around the lack of affordable, safe and decent housing in London, through a map-based interface. Crucially they wanted to show that there are many opportunities to intelligently build up within London, without contributing to urban sprawl.
The team at Strava have just updated and released their Global Heatmap. This heatmap, updated from 2015 shows 1 billion + Strava activities recorded through their GPS app, including cycling and running.
It has been a while since we last posted a blog so we thought we would quickly talk about a dataset that caught our eye last week during half-term. Public Health England have recently updated their dataset on child obesity.
Bliss is a Big data Science MSc (with industrial experience) student at Queen Mary University of London, currently on a year long Data Science internship at Emu Analytics. Before launching into the Big data space, she worked as a Network Operations Engineer in one of the largest telecommunications providers in the Middle East and Africa. Aside from being so techie, Bliss loves to sing and has been a part of various gospel choirs over the years. Here is what she has got to say about working at Emu Analytics so far...