Accurate Geocoding with Map Data from TomTom

June 11, 2019

TomTom GeocodingMapping, 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.

In simplest terms, geocoding connects a real-world location (latitude/longitude) to  an actual address. Geocoding makes certain activities such as Facebook check-ins or getting turn-by-turn driving directions easy for even the most novice device user, but geocoding plays a larger role in corporate and governmental settings. GIS professionals use geocoding to accomplish many tasks including:

  • Pinpointing the location of an address for package delivery
  • Reverse geocoding to track a driver’s location in real-time
  • Batch geocoding a group of addresses to determine their relationship to each other

Each of these use cases would be ineffective without accurate map data from a reliable source. MultiNet data from TomTom contains address ranges that are based on highly precise map data. Pairing MultiNet data with TomTom Address Points allows for even more accurate results.

TomTom Address Points data is collected from authoritative and government sources and links to TomTom MultiNet road elements that contain the associated entry point information. TomTom Address Points includes the following attributes:

  • Unique Point ID
  • Latitude
  • Longitude
  • Address Number
  • Street Name
  • Place Name
  • Postal Code
  • State/Province
    • City
    • Type
    • Road Element ID

TomTom Address Points delivers actual street addresses to physical buildings allowing you to gather and use granular results – interconnectivity that is a mainstay for personal and professional activities. Find out more about TomTom Address Points by downloading a sample. Click the button below to get started!

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