How Augmented Reality and Building Information Modeling Benefits AEC Professionals

August 6, 2019
Augmented Reality Building Information Modeling

Architects, engineers, and construction (AEC) professionals are continually tasked with designing and constructing new, smarter buildings. Geospatial technology is especially useful as Building Information Modeling (BIM) visualizes the complete [...]

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3 Takeaways from the 2019 Esri User Conference

July 23, 2019
2019 Esri User Conference

The annual Esri User Conference brings together thousands of GIS professionals from around the world to learn new technology, network, and understand what the future holds for digital mapping.

The theme for the 2019 conference — “GIS: The [...]

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Google Maps or HERE Speed Limits? Helping Fleet Managers Put Safety First

July 16, 2019
Google Maps or HERE Speed Limits

Google Maps is increasingly going the way of Waze, Google’s 2013 navigation application acquisition. Google Maps recently phased in some Waze-inspired speed-related driver safety enhancements, allowing users in 40 countries to see speed limits, [...]

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CASE STUDY: TomTom MultiNet Connects Map Data and Smaller EMS Providers

July 9, 2019
EMS Provider

The Challenge

Many providers of emergency medical services struggle with procuring reliable, detailed map data for their computer aided dispatch (CAD) systems. Approximately 35% of all ambulance providers in the United States are run by a [...]

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5 Ways Large Property Developers Use Map Data to Evaluate Sites

June 25, 2019
Ways Large Property Developers Use Map Data to Evaluate Sites

The search for ideal building sites and available land within those areas is an ongoing pursuit for large property developers, and it doesn’t happen by chance. Developers rely heavily upon map data to perform this critical task so they can invest [...]

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Accurate Geocoding with Map Data from TomTom

June 11, 2019
TomTom Geocoding

Mapping, tracking, and routing  are common in today’s digitally connected world. The accuracy of location information is essential, and geocoding plays a pivotal role in making that happen.

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4 Sessions to Add to Your 2019 Esri User Conference Agenda

June 4, 2019
2019 Esri UC

The Esri User Conference is back and 2019’s theme, “GIS — The Intelligent Nervous System” has industry thought leaders and GIS experts exploring a number of cutting-edge topics. You won’t want to miss a minute of keynotes, user presentation [...]

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Accessing Speed Limit Data via HERE Location Services

May 21, 2019
Speed Limit Data

The HERE APIs/SDKs are rich with data that can enhance your map-based application. When your mapping application is enabled by HERE Location Services it can do much more than track a GPS signal or provide routing information. Additional data can [...]

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How Indoor Mapping Is Changing the Retail Landscape

May 14, 2019
How Indoor Mapping Is Changing the Retail Landscape

Location technology has conditioned people to rely on digital maps and smartphone apps to guide them to and from destinations both familiar and foreign. The behavior has become so second nature that planners of large shopping centers and related [...]

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5 Ways Governments Use Map Data in the Event of a Natural Disaster

May 7, 2019

In 2018, natural disasters accounted for approximately $160 billion in losses — the fourth costliest year since 1980.1 Droughts, floods, extreme weather and temperatures, earthquakes, wildfires, tornadoes, landslides, and volcanic activity all [...]

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