HERE offers developers and data scientists direct access to rich geospatial data
September 16, 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Demand for high-quality geospatial data has skyrocketed across industries as the global economy becomes more and more digitized. HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, today released HERE Data Layers to improve software developer and data scientists’ access to the rich cartographic features and attributes captured within an enterprise-grade mapping platform.
HERE Data Layers are standalone geospatial representations of the world’s road networks, pathways, buildings, structures, places, land use and land cover. They serve as a menu for developers and data scientists to select the datasets needed to power today’s location-based functions, applications and customer experiences.
“HERE has been a leading global B2B mapmaker for decades. Today, we’re ‘disaggregating’ our map via the HERE platform to empower users across all industries to tap the value of high-quality geospatial data,” said Mithun Dhar, Vice President, Developer Relations at HERE Technologies. “We are proud to support developers and customers in achieving better outcomes, whether that's by driving more engaging experiences, improving fleet, supply chain and road safety efficiencies, or by helping them operate more sustainably.”
The offering consists of customizable high value urban geospatial data sets in GeoJSON format and canbe used in a range of use cases from map display, spatial analytics, business intelligence to AI/ML analysis.
HERE Data Layers include:
HERE Data Layers is available for all to access via the company’s Freemium developer plan at https://developer.here.com/products/data-layers.
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