collapse

* Forum Staff

PeterC admin PeterC
Administrator
admin webmasterOPS
Administrator

Author Topic: Here Product Information  (Read 385 times)

PeterC

  • Administrator
  • Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 382
  • Passionate about my one-place study
    • View Profile
    • Holywell-cum-Needingworth History
Here Product Information
« on: 12 February 2016, 07:12:18 »
Here was the mapping system on Nokia phones. Owned by AUDI, BMW and Daimler, Here "aim to accelerate the deployment of real-time maps that can benefit all our customers, and are an open location platform". The map is now at wego.here.com.

Now they say "At HERE, we are striving to lead the discussion around autonomous driving and the internet of things, and through industry collaboration, we know that the next great step forward is closer than ever."

"Our global reach is unmatched. We’ve created maps for 196 countries with more than half navigation grade. In addition we have public transit maps in more than 1,000 cities and indoor maps for more than 90,000 buildings across over 13,000 venues. With millions of daily updates and the support of our online community using the HERE Map Creator, we make detailed, accurate and up-to-date maps."

2017 news: "Mapping company Here — owned by BMW, Audi and Daimler — is going to help Chinese tech giant Baidu, sometimes referred to as the Google of China,  expand its mapping service to Europe and the rest of the world, possibly taking on Google and Apple in the process. Baidu Maps has more than 350 million active users globally, according to Here."
« Last Edit: 18 January 2017, 19:37:03 by PeterC »

 

mapping4ops.org is a Society for One-Place Studies project supported by Grassroots Giving from Skipton Building Society
Glossary | BBCodes | Feedback