Geographic Information Systems
Geoconcept 8 evolution gives CACI customers the edge in GIS and Locational Analysis
An eagerly awaited major upgrade to GIS software solution Geoconcept means users can apply ever higher volumes of detailed, granular geodata to meet and exceed today’s demand in marketing and analytics.
allmapdata brings data to life for Certas Energy
Certas Energy, the UK’s largest fuel distributor to consumers and industry, reports a dramatic improvement in the ability to plot and analyse sales performance and trends visually since starting to use the Geoxploit suite from digital mapping and geospatial data specialist allmapdata from CACI
Mapmechanics consultancy provides location-based market insight into retail merger
Financial institutions are moving to take advantage of locational analysis to establish the future value of Tesco shares in light of this proposed merger.
Five reasons it's time to reconsider night-time deliveries
Here is a list of the major benefits to customers, drivers and companies the relaxation of regulation surrounding night-time deliveries could bring.
The Daily Mail - One crash a day involving cyclists and pedestrians
Original research from Mapmechanics on cycling and crashes across the UK was recently featured in an article in The Daily Mail.
Opinion: are driverless cars immoral?
As driverless technology and smart city infrastructure become more ubiquitous, ethical questions surrounding individual agency will become less relevant, as driverless vehicles will synchronise with one another and these urban features.
Uber offers free aggregated and anonymised data from hundreds of thousands online users
A new service Movement was launched, in Ubers own words “a website that uses Uber’s data to help urban planners make informed decisions about our cities”.
Retrofuturism: looking forward to the driverless car
David Cockrell discusses retrofuturism’s positive outlook on driverless cars and how we are finally beginning to live up to these lofty expectations.
The Sunday Times - Mobility scooters involved in four crashes a week
Mobility scooters were involved in four crashes a week on Britain’s roads last year and eight drivers were killed, according to new analysis of official government data of accidents involving mobility scooters since 2011.
Mapmechanics combines Geoconcept with HERE Location Platform routing module functionality
A new module created by Mapmechanics allows Geoconcept users to harness the HERE Location Platform to provide advanced routing capabilities anywhere in the world.
Where to invest? How Location Analysis can guide Event Driven strategies
Investors are increasingly looking towards new, non-traditional data sources to provide a deeper level of understanding, and guide their positions in ever changing markets.
Mapmechanics to Exhibit at Geoconnect Show 2016
Mapmechanics will be exhibiting at the upcoming Geoconnect Show in October 2016.
What is FME and what does it mean for your data?
Digital mapping solutions specialist Mapmechanics now offers FME®, a software solution for organising, processing and analysing data.
Using the HERE Location Platform to improve vehicle safety
The HERE Location Platform is a global map application from HERE, formerly NAVTEQ, an international mapping provider. This powerful mapping platform allows users to add maps to applications, place their own data on the map, track assets and plan routes.
Mapmechanics helps InPost add impact to parcel locker proposition
Mapmechanics bespoke project-based consultancy service used to calculate and identify the drivetime and distance to the nearest InPost locker locations across the United Kingdom.
Property prices on London Marathon route more than double in 15 years
Referencing housing price data held by the allmapdata team, Mapmechanics were able to discover that the average house prices along the London Marathon route has risen an average of 229% between 2000 and 2015.
New research reveals biggest concentration of hair and beauty salons is in the northwest of England
Mapmechanics shows the geographical distribution of hair and beauty salons and reveals a clear north/south split, with the highest concentration based in the northwest of England.
Addressing the challenges of urban logistics for retail deliveries
How retailers can improve the home delivery experience and achieve more deliveries per vehicle shift.
Retail Grocery Challenges in the Omni-Channel World
The biggest challenge faced by grocery retailers today is how to deliver a different experience across the shopping channels, no matter the journey.
allmapdata Presents ‘Play With Data’ Workshops On Friday Mornings
allmapdata now offers ‘Play with Data’ workshops on Friday mornings, encouraging new and existing customers to come into our offices and get to know datasets, explore new data options, approaches and techniques to get the best results.
Millennial Map of the United Kingdom
Ever wanted to know where the highest population of Millennials is in the UK? As it is World GIS Day 2015, the team at Allmapdata, a division of Mapmechanics thought it would produce an interesting and topical map on just that. So, what’s trending, topical and of global interest?
International speed limit data for PAYD and PHYD insurance telematics
Legal speed limits are now available for road networks that include detailed street data such as minor roads in housing estates and industrial areas.
Mapmechanics cuts map creation time to minutes for property agent Christie & Co
An automated map generation system developed by MAPMECHANICS for leading property agent and valuer Christie & Co has reduced a task that previously took hours or even days to a matter of minutes. The system has also provided Christie with an enhanced resource for doing map-based analysis on the properties it handles.
Eddie Stobart cuts key tender preparation process from days to minutes
Logistics and transport group Eddie Stobart has greatly reduced the time and cost involved in preparing contract tenders by introducing the GEOXPLOIT software package from MAPMECHANICS.
Home Instead Senior Care replaces less flexible mapping system
Home Instead Senior Care, currently the fastest-growing UK care franchise has been able to improve its system for defining franchise areas in the UK radically by introducing the GEOXPLOIT mapping and geographic information system from MAPMECHANICS.
RISCAuthority develops innovative system to plot the travel time to any postcode
An extremely rapid yet accurate travel-time calculation system supplied by MAPMECHANICS has proved a key element in the development of a significant new risk assessment tool that will eventually plot fire service response times to any postcode in the UK.
BDRC Continental evaluates drivetimes and demographics with Mapmechanics suite
The travel and leisure team at independent market research consultancy BDRC Continental has been able to give clients new insights into the appeal of major tourist attractions..
Undertake site location and market penetration spatial analysis with Geoxploit GIS
Geoxploit GIS (geographical information system) includes everything you need to capitalise on knowledge you already have about your business. Undertake site location and market penetration spatial analysis.
dmb improves map output and data analysis with Geoconcept
Since the company has been outputting six or seven maps a week in the course of the project, the aggregate time saving has been substantial.
Deya increases the quantity and quality of internally produced maps with Mapmechanics
Mapmechanics supplied Deya with Geoconcept Enterprise, a powerful digital mapping and geographic information system, which has wide ranging abilities to manipulate geographic data and output it in a meaningful form.
BNP Paribas Real Estate provides clients with detailed geographical analysis and planning support
By introducing the Mapmechanics package, BNP Paribas Real Estate has gained new ability to provide clients with detailed geographical-based analysis and planning support.
Hutchison Port Holdings uses Geoconcept to create a flexible path to future developments of the Paris product
The introduction of Geoconcept has provided a flexible path to future developments of the Paris product.
MVA Consulting uses NAVTEQ data to improve the reliability of their network-wide estimates of average travel speeds by times of day
MVA tackled all these requirements by introducing NAVTEQ digital mapping and related data into its planning and modelling system, and chose Mapmechanics as its supplier because of this company’s longstanding experience with the product range.
Thomsons Local optimised their directory delivery routing to 22 million homes with Mapmechanics
Mapmechanics developed a route-planning system for Thomson based on Geoconcept, the powerful geographic information system supplied by the company.