Posts tagged as geocoding

Geocoding in the cloud

The new version of Maptiler Cloud’s geocoding service is now available in beta. With global data blended from multiple sources, it gives users the ability to search for places right down to street level. Geocoding is the process of transforming place names into geographical coordinates and vice-versa. The typical usage is searching for a city, […]

Digitalised on-the-spot crime mapping and analysis

With South Africa’s murder rate almost six times the global average, South Africans are 13% more likely to be murdered than six years ago. The reduction of crime remains one of the major challenges facing South Africa’s law enforcement agencies. GIS has become a vital tool to facilitate policy and assist forensic investigations through digitalised […]

Geocoding provides competitive edge

  Geocoding has historically been confined to the geographical information systems (GIS) arena and had limited use within mainstream business. This is changing as the importance of knowing one’s customer’s location is becoming increasingly obvious for marketing, planning and operational purposes. Location information can bring a vast amount of insight to any business – supporting an enhanced customer […]

Mapping and geocoding added to telecom solutions

Mid-America Computer Corporation (MACC) recently teamed with Esri to add geocoding and mapping capabilities to the billing and operational support solutions it provides to more than 300 telecommunications companies in the United States.  The use of Esri maps has been very well received by the telecom customer base, and the company is very happy with […]