Voyager Search Launches Open Data Network With Searchable Geospatial Catalog of Global Content
REDLANDS, CA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2017) - Voyager Search™, a global leader in enterprise search specializing in geospatial data and content, unveiled VoyagerODN™ today, a single point of search for publicly available data. VoyagerODN makes the most of Voyager Search's core software capabilities by providing public access to millions of free, geospatial pieces of content. Companies, entrepreneurs, analysts, nonprofits, government agencies, hobbyists, and more who need free location-based data can use VoyagerODN to find content by place name, keyword, or browsing content collections.
Map-based projects often rely upon national or international data sets that are scattered throughout the web. VoyagerODN works in much the same way as Kayak.com provides a single point of search for airfares. Consumers save time by not having to visit each airline site to find the best flights. Now, with VoyagerODN, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) users have a streamlined way to find what they need without hunting for it.
Understanding the Problem
The site www.worldwidewebsize.com estimates that the Web is comprised of 4.46 billion pages, but specialized content like GIS data housed on these pages are not easily discoverable with a simple Google or Bing search. Finding geospatial content has required...