Geospatial data: the language you need to master for IoT fluency
IoT devices are everywhere – and there lies the problem. How do we keep track of every device, keep them maintained, and ensure they get to the right places at the right time in the right way? Geospatial data holds the answer.
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
The Harlequin Group speeds phone mast site searches with HERE mapping from CACI
The Harlequin Group, a consultancy specialising in planning and site acquisition for organisations in the telecommunications and public utility sectors, has significantly sped-up and improved the accuracy of its site search process since using the HERE digital mapping and location intelligence platform supplied by MAPMECHANICS.
From catchment planning to continental expansion, data specialist allmapdata helps join the dots
Mapping and speed data from CACI underpin Tesco.com’s delivery proposition. Digital map data assembled, prepared and formatted by CACI is playing a key role in the continuing expansion of Tesco.com, Britain’s biggest grocery home shopping retail business.
Kinesis telematics platform provides accurate vehicle speeding reports with hosted HERE Location Platform
Kinesis has selected web map services (WMS) from HERE as an integral feature of its innovative fleet location and driver management solution.
Original research from Mapmechanics reveals roundabout in Oxford as the second most dangerous for cyclists in the country
Research from Mapmechanics revealed a roundabout in Oxford as the second most dangerous roundabout for cyclists, despite £1.35m of improvements in the area.
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”.
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.
Four years after the London Olympics and the promise of a ‘sporting legacy’ new figures reveal thousands of sports facilities have closed across Britain
More than 2,500 sports facilities have disappeared across Britain over the last four years, despite billions of pounds spent on the London Olympics and a promise to create a legacy of sporting activity for the nation at grassroots level.
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.
The top 10 reasons why Smart Cities are a good idea [part 2]
allmapdata is facilitating a vision of the modern smart city through the licensing of advanced geographic data and software.
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.
allmapdata launches AMD Global Geocoder
allmapdata is pleased to announce the release of AMD Global Geocoder, a cost-effective standalone geocoding tool underpinned with the international HERE database.
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.
allmapdata Makes Free UK Daily Traffic Flow Data More Usable for Analysis
Free data from the UK Government on numbers of vehicles on the road has proved an invaluable resource for analysis and policy development by research bodies and “think tanks”, but in its raw form the data is not ideal for the kind of precise and accurate spatially-related analysis that these organisations aim for.
allmapdata Releases AddressAnalytix
allmapdata releases AddressAnalytix, as new dataset designed to position and classify all properties in Great Britain for commercial or residential locations, streamlining delivery management and logistics planning.
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.
allmapdata launches enhanced Eircode postal dataset for Ireland
Following the launch this summer of Eircodes, the Republic of Ireland’s new postal addressing system, an enhanced Eircode dataset has been released by the allmapdata team at Mapmechanics, including map coordinates for all addresses plus free boundary data for principal post towns.
Dixons Carphone sharpens retail network planning with map data from Mapmechanics
Dixons Carphone, the specialist international electrical retail group, reports that by switching to Mapmechanics as its primary supplier of digital map data for planning and analysis, it is achieving greater precision in evaluating store transformation projects and potential new store locations.
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.
Street-level mapping and software helps produce more accurate drive times more quickly
Clear Channel Outdoor, the UK’s market-leading outdoor media owner, has been able to fine-tune the packages of poster-based advertising it offers clients and meet their requirements much more precisely by introducing a range of digital maps, demographic data and software from MAPMECHANICS.
Mapmechanics supports expansion of premium performance-focused tracking system
HERE digital mapping and road speed limit data supplied by UK-based mapping and logistics software specialist MAPMECHANICS have become key components in the fast-growing range of driver performance and safety products offered by Celtrak, an international telematics and GPS vehicle tracking company based in Ireland.
Which postcode sectors adjoin each other? CACI offers fast way to find out
Two new products from allmapdata from CACI, the UK-based specialist in digital mapping and related data, underline the benefits of the company’s Data Guarantee, which saves users from many of the intricacies and hassles of preparing and formatting map data for their specific requirements.
Map-friendly building development data provides invaluable strategic resource
Business planners, strategists and analysts can now view the location of future building developments on detailed maps of the surrounding area, thanks to a new initiative led jointly by MapMechanics.
Oracle-ready digital map data including NAVSTREETS readily available from allmapdata
More seamless integration between digital mapping and Oracle enterprise-level software is now available to users through enhanced Oracle support introduced by allmapdata from CACI.
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.
Red routes and car park data now available from MAPMECHANICS
These two fundamental requirements often arise in routing, scheduling and navigational applications, and both are tackled with invaluable new data sets from UK-based mapping and logistics specialist MapMechanics. They are now available through www.allmapdata.com, the company’s fully transactional web site.
Mobile cab booking specialist saves by switching to in-house address-finding system
By adopting a package of postcode data products from MAPMECHANICS, fast-growing online minicab booking service provider Minicabster (formerly Anycabs) has been able to gain significantly better control over the cost and performance of its system.
Lorry parking data, adjacent postcode data and detailed education data now available
Safer overnight parking on long lorry journeys and more intelligent network planning and territory management are two advances brought by new data sets launched by allmapdata.
Support for Tableau map data visualisation and Oracle OBIEE and Spatial and Graph
Organisations sourcing their digital map, business and geodemographics data from allmapdata from CACI, a leading specialist in all these products, can now visualise it using the increasingly popular Tableau range.
Latest map data sets add invaluable functionality for planning and market analysis
Organisations involved in market analysis now have a selection of new digital map data sets at their disposal from MAPMECHANICS.
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..
Allmapdata boosts the range of scalable digital map data for Africa
MAPMECHANICS, the leading specialist in digital map data and GIS (geographic information systems), has boosted the number of African countries for which it offers HERE vector (scalable) map data.