Mapbox Launches Data Services to Deliver High-Quality Map Data
This move to provide Mapbox data as a service gives customers a powerful new option to procure high-quality data sets to support routing, mobility, logistics and intelligence use-cases. Currently, the market for location-derived data sets is serviced by a small group of incumbent companies who rely on outdated and expensive data collection methods. On the other end are the large platforms who closely hold the data they collect from millions of smartphone users, shutting out innovators who might compete with them.
Mapbox is breaking new ground by democratizing access to this data, enabling a new wave of innovation. By offering data which has been anonymized, aggregated, and filtered - these products align with the company’s rigorous privacy standards while providing accurate data built from live signal and a massive globally distributed user base.
Mapbox’s mapping and visualization tools have helped the company grow to become a global location data platform that is now touched by more than half a billion people around the world every month. Through its network of developers, apps, and end-users, Mapbox technologies...