4 Pitfalls of Open Source Maps That Put Results at Risk

May 4, 2021
Open Source Map

Digital maps are important and necessary tools for everyday living. People rely on them for everything from tracking packages, to navigating from point A to point B, to improving fleet management.

The map data that makes digital maps [...]

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GIS Expansion into Africa using ADC WorldMap

April 20, 2021

COVID-19 has highlighted the fault lines of Africa’s health and infrastructure – a decades-long challenge that’s slowly being overcome. In the past twenty years, the development of retail, industry, and foreign direct investment by other [...]

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What You Need to Know Before Licensing Historical Traffic Data

April 6, 2021
TomTom Historical Traffic Data

Historical traffic data is among the most important information available to GIS professionals. As the Internet of Things (IoT) proliferates, “connected everything” becomes the norm, and urbanization adds layers of complexity and density to the [...]

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What is TomTom Speed Camera Services?

March 16, 2021

Businesses, professional drivers and consumers rely on a wide range of in-dash and portable navigation systems and devices, mobile apps and fleet management systems to quickly and easily optimize routes, reduce overall mileage, improve [...]

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The Best Location-Based Technology for Improving Last Mile Tracking

March 2, 2021

Global ecommerce is predicted to reach $740 billion by 2023.1 This mind boggling number is hardly a surprise given that three-quarters of consumers surveyed by Statista report shopping online anywhere from once a week to once a month.2That’s [...]

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How Real-Time Traffic Data Sources Influence Strategies and Outcomes

February 16, 2021

Traffic data can be parsed into a number of different categories — foot, air, marine, freight, supply chains — but, by and large, the most common type is vehicular traffic on typical road networks.1 As such, local governments, urban development [...]

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Shapefile vs. File Geodatabase: Which Is Right For You?

February 2, 2021
Map File

Shapefile (.shp) and File Geodatabase (.gdb). Both are storage formats for spatial data originally developed by Esri and can be used in Esri software. On the surface it appears as though there's no compelling reasons to choose one format over the [...]

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What Is HERE Knowledge Base?

January 19, 2021

Finding answers to your HERE Location Services questions just got easier thanks to HERE Knowledge Base. Curated by the HERE team, this new public database includes an array of technical articles, how-to’s, and solutions focused on answering [...]

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4 Posted Speed Limit Databases You Need to Know About Now

January 12, 2021

Worldwide, an estimated 1 billion drivers use digital maps daily.1 Routing is based on certain algorithms and road function classes to expedite travel times by avoiding delays, traffic congestion, or other disruptions. On-demand navigation is so [...]

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Why TomTom ADAS Map Is the Best Solution for AV Driver Safety

January 5, 2021

If market value is any indication of popularity, the $54 billion currently being spent on autonomous vehicles (AV)1 around the world is sending a clear message. AV is here to stay.Supporting the advancements in the AV industry requires an [...]

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