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2014-09-02 08:20:34

Jason Caldwell Takes On Key Leadership Role COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Caldwell has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development and Sales at the Sanborn Map Company, Inc. In his new role, Caldwell will oversee Sanborn's team of marketing and sales professionals, as well as the proposal process. Caldwell is a seasoned industry veteran with 16 years of experience at Sanborn. Before his promotion, Caldwell was the firm's western region...

2014-06-25 08:26:30

World's Premier 3-D Building Database Now Includes Updated Coverage of Dallas, New York, Phoenix and San Francisco COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sanborn Map Company announces a key upgrade to its world-class 3-D geospatial product line with updated coverage of the Dallas, New York, Phoenix and San Francisco metropolitan areas. Sanborn's massive collection of highly accurate 3-D visualization digital data now covers the core downtown areas of nearly 70...

2014-06-11 08:22:19

Sanborn Technology, Project Expertise Aims to Optimize Water Resource Usage for Largest Western-U.S. Investor-Owned Utility COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the dire consequences of the state's ongoing drought, now in its third consecutive year, the California Water Service Company (Cal Water) selected The Sanborn Map Company (Sanborn) in a competitive bidding process to leverage its geospatial data collection and remote sensing expertise against the...

2014-02-10 23:26:07

World’s Premier National 3-D Building Database Now Includes Full Coverage of Atlanta, Boston, Miami and Seattle Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 For more information contact a local Sanborn professional: http://www.sanborn.com/company/contact. The Sanborn Map Company announces a key upgrade to its world-class 3-D geospatial product line with the addition of the Atlanta, Boston, Miami and Seattle metropolitan areas. Sanborn’s massive collection of highly accurate 3-D...

2013-12-11 23:27:05

Free Interactive Map Displays the Likely Ancestral Country of Origin for All 164 Million Registered Voters in the U.S. Down to the Rooftop of Each Address Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Ethnicity.Censusviewer.com sets itself apart in many ways. Instead of using broad ethnic groupings the map shows the ancestral country of origin for more than 75 different countries. The site does not use data from the Census Bureau (which is anonymous and limited to a few broad ethnic...

2013-07-12 23:26:42

Next-generation digital worldwide hybrid mapping app supplemented by a global travel guide; App available for free for a limited time only. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 skobbler (http://www.skobbler.com), the premier provider and leading innovator of mobile map-based solutions using OpenStreetMap data, today launched an updated version of its hit mapping solution, ForeverMap 2, for iOS, adding an extensive, international, online and offline-capable travel guide for no additional...

Bing’s Bird’s Eye Gains 270TB Of Image Data
2013-06-12 16:10:07

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the map arms race, Microsoft looks to close the gap by adding close to 270 terabytes of data to Bird's Eye imagery, as well as other updates to Bing Maps. The update was introduced on Bing Blogs on Tuesday. Beefing up Bird's Eye data might be the biggest in the Bing Maps nest. The post states that 270 terabytes of data is the equivalent of 100,000 DVDs. Microsoft offered a few examples of new images, with high-resolution...

Apple Wants To Track Users Indoors With WiFiSLAM Mapping
2013-03-25 10:27:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In an effort to improve their troubled Maps application, Apple has announced their acquisition of indoor location company WifiSLAM. Using available nearby Wi-Fi hotspots, WifiSLAM is able to accurately determine a user´s location indoors. This technology is particularly useful in shopping malls or other large buildings. It´s been suggested that Apple will use this technology to help them compete against other mapping...

Australia Issues Google Maps Warning
2012-12-12 19:37:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s new Maps application quickly made meme status within hours of its initial availability. Apple´s release of Maps was one of the worst in company history: National landmarks were either missing or in the wrong area, areas were thrown back 50 years with black and white satellite images, and bridges and roads appeared to be melted into the ground. The 3D flyovers worked pretty well, though. Apple has since...


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