Mapmaking and geospatial data management made
HERE launches XYZ: Mapmaking and geospatial data management made easy for developers and non-coders alike
- Extends the HERE Freemium plan for developers by adding new tools to build location-aware applications.
- Empowers users to create maps without writing code.
- Delivers ready-made tools for staging, editing and publishing live geospatial data.
- Combines “command-line cartography” with an enterprise-scale API.
Berkeley, CA – HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location platform services, announces the general availability of HERE XYZ, a cloud-based service that provides software developers as well as novice and professional mapmakers with the tools needed for effortless map publication and data management.
HERE XYZ aims to maximize ease of use, flexibility and interoperability by leveraging the best of the open source ecosystem and tools from the company’s long history of building standard and high definition maps at global scale. This approach allows developers to maintain their workflow while incorporating XYZ to address the challenge of managing large and unwieldy geospatial datasets.
Data journalists, cartographers and geospatial data providers will find the real-time nature of HERE XYZ’s dynamic tiling capability to be indispensable for publishing maps that require live updates.
“HERE XYZ is about flipping the fundamental challenge of mapmaking on its head,” said Achal Prabhakar, Vice President of Engineering...