Local Case Studies

Esri China (HK) is committed to provide complete GIS and mapping technology to satisfy our users' needs. Resolving users' most challenging technology problems and enabling their success is our mission and our passion.

Many organizations have adopted our GIS solutions / applications to efficiently share information, utilize resources and effectively improve operation and services.

We are proud to infuse Esri technologies in the planning, design, implementations and maintenance of following successful solutions:

  • Architecture, Engineering, Construction
  • Environmental Management
  • Asset Management
  • Health and Human Services
  • Local Government
  • Marketing
  • Public Works
  • Smart Communities
  • Transportation
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Architecture, Engineering, Construc

GIS-based Management System of Landslide Risk

The Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) of HKSAR Government has embraced GIS technology to manage the landslide risk effectively and thus attained Special Achievement in GIS Award (SAG Award) in 2014 Esri International User Conference in San Diego. The Head of GEO, Mr. HN Wong, ...

Environmental Management

Map-based Web Portal Gears up Macao Environmental Protection Efforts

Environmental Protection Bureau (Direccao dos Servicos de Proteccao Ambiental, DSPA) of Macao SAR Government is playing up the role of GIS in its environmental protection initiative by launching its Environmental Geographic Information System (EGIS), a map-based web portal focusing on information sharing and education purpose. The web portal features advanced ...

Asset Management

Award-Winning Asset Information System for Property in Hong Kong

The Architectural Services Department (ArchSD) of HKSAR Government received the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award for Hong Kong region at the 2011 Esri International User Conference (2011 Esri UC). The ArchSD received this honor for its exceptional work with the use of Esri's GIS technology. It was one ...

Health and Human Services

Geospatial Analysis of Poverty in Hong Kong

With a fifth of its population living in poverty and Gini coefficient at 0.537, Hong Kong is seriously troubled by the problems of poverty and inequality. By utilizing GIS software tools, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (CSRP) at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) ...

Local Government

Digital Mapping for the Population Censuses/By-censuses in Hong Kong

The Census and Statistics Department embraced technological advancement with the adoption of the Geographic Information System (GIS) technology in the 2001 Population Census, the first time the technology being applied in population census in Hong Kong, through a computer system entitled "Digital Mapping System (DMS)". The DMS enables more efficient updating, ...


Maximizing the Benefits from Geofencing Applications

Geofencing technologies are gaining traction in sectors like marketing and retailing because sending the right message at the right place to potential customers can ensure that the message is relevant and likely to be appreciated. Recently, new Geofencing services including Geotrigger by Esri helps developers add real-time location-based messaging and ...


Story Maps an Innovative Way to Share and Inspire

Story Maps were first introduced by Esri as a compelling method to share information in geographical way. Now Story Maps are increasingly popular around the world, because comparing with plain texts, documents or presentation slides, Story Maps are more attractive in the way that they are more interactive, intuitive, and ...


ArcGIS Online Empowers Mobile App for Tourists

Many foreign friends or tourists will come to Hong Kong to enjoy the energetic city in the festive season. The “Discover Hong Kong.Island Walks” app developed by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) should be handy for them. The app features electronic maps powered by ArcGIS Online, enables ...

Public Works

Road Asset Management Using GIS

The Highways Department (HyD) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has successfully upgraded its Intranet Mapping System (HyDIMS) and Road Data Maintenance System (RDMS) to next generation GIS technology, which significantly improved user experiences and operational efficiency in road maintenance and road asset management. Graphical User Interface of HyDIMS.The ...

Smart Communities

Navigating University Campus Easier by Electronic Map

Fresh creative minds are extremely important for continuous innovation to happen in the sectors of GIS and information technology. In 2013/2014 academic year, a group of final-year students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has developed an electronic map for the university campus for their Final Year Project, ...

Smart Communities

Hassle Free GIS Applications in Wo Hop Shek Cemetery

The recent opening of the award-winning Kiu Tau Road Columbarium facility at Wo Hop Shek Public Cemetery unveiled a creative online GIS application.In enhancing the facilities and services of public cemeteries and crematoria, the Food and Environment Hygiene Department (FEHD) has successfully transformed and brought the GIS in front of the ...

Smart Communities

Cyberportal – Navigating in Cyberport

Cyberport is a strategic information technology infrastructure project symbolizing Hong Kong's determination to develop as a leading digital city in Asia.Finding your way around this state-of-the-art facility, on 240,000 square meters of land, and obtaining timely and location-sensitive information called for the development of an innovative kiosk-based, touch-screen GIS system providing ...


Managing Traffic Incident by GIS

Government is one of the sectors that GIS has been applied prominently to improve the quality, responsiveness and effectiveness of services that are provided to citizens. The Macao Transport Bureau (DSAT) has developed a management system of traffic incident and has been awarded the Special Achievement in GIS Award (SAG ...


Award-Winning Mapping Solution Fuels Bus Company's Hotline System

Esri's mapping solutions are now powering the customer service hotline at The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Ltd. (KMB), Hong Kong's largest bus company. The new Intranet-based information portal -- Digital Map Passenger Enquiry System -- harnesses Esri's advanced mapping technology to revolutionize the storage, retrieval, and presentation of information to ...

Urban and Regional Planning

Geodesign for Hong Kong Public Housing Estates Using 3D GIS

In Hong Kong, land is a limited resource and property price is extremely high, so there is a great demand of public housing for those who cannot afford private residence. As the largest developer in Hong Kong, with around 30% of the population living in its public housing flats, the ...

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