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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...

2012-06-01 14:22:06

BONN, Germany, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ROAMWORKS(TM) R&D has integrated map data from the OpenStreetMap project into ROAM's latest release. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/CL17661LOGO ) The new version brings a new map viewer, which supports a number of map formats, including the map image data from the community map project. The new viewer presents a revised user-interface and makes use of asynchronous data loading, thus creating an improved user-experience....

2012-04-19 02:34:01

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MyTopo, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), today released Terrain Navigator Pro 9.1. The new version of the popular mapping software provides a complete multi-year library of topographic maps and aerial photographs as well as up-to-date road and street networks. Professionals, from foresters to realtors to search-and-rescue teams and scientists, can now view multiple editions of aerial photographs, dating from 2003 to the most current, and...

2011-11-15 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced a new large-format, map-printing service for the construction, surveying, agriculture, and field research trades. The new service is available through MyTopo, a Trimble company, at www.MyTopo.com. MyTopo's Website has a simple five-step process to design custom maps for areas in the U.S. and Canada. Base map options include U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Department of Natural Resources Canada...

2011-10-18 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading provider of geospatial information and insight, announced it signed a multi-year enterprise agreement with Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) to license access to Google Earth Builder, Google's cloud-based map publishing platform. GeoEye is making this investment as part of its strategy to increase online access to its high-resolution color imagery. GeoEye will be using Google Earth Builder to deliver a new set of...