Google Maps Platform is transforming asset tracking by bringing a diverse range of systems and APIs together into a single holistic platform. Historically, asset tracking has been a complex process that was often limited to items stored within the corporate network. Pervasive wireless connectivity and the internet of things have allowed for easier asset tracking, but that has not solved the complex integration and [...]
Earlier this summer the Google Maps APIs were rebranded as Google Maps Platform and, along with the name change, Google Cloud introduced a change to the pricing model. Originally, access to the Google Maps APIs for most commercial use cases involved an annual prepaid license: minimum list price of $10k with volume discounts available based on expected usage. It recently transitioned to a post-pay, consumption-based model. While [...]
Overview of Changes Google has introduced the new Google Maps Platform (formerly Google Maps APIs), making it easier for organizations to leverage Google’s mapping and location-based technologies to create innovative solutions. Google Maps Platform provides an updated and simplified pricing structure with access to all Google’s core mapping APIs. With this new post-pay consumption-based pricing plan, you will only pay for the services you use [...]
The rise of on-demand jobs and gigs is giving businesses the opportunity to adjust their service models to better meet customer demands. Brands that get creative in how they blend resource sharing with on-demand roles can redefine expectations. However, it's only possible with the right technology in place to coordinate day-to-day operations. This is just one area where businesses that innovate effectively around shared services [...]
The restaurant industry is going through a period of widespread disruption.
Google Maps API Standard Plan update - How to keep your application running after Oct 12 Over the past 11 years, the developers at Google Maps have been hyper-focused on delivering powerful solutions with maps and location data. Today, the Google Maps APIs powers more than 3 million applications and websites with billions of requests made daily. The digital landscape has changed dramatically over the [...]
Google Maps API Predicts the Future It’s no secret that in our digitally-driven daily lives, accuracy and timing can be everything. If you’re a business that relies on a mobile workforce, making sure that your employees arrive at your customer’s location in a predictable time slot can mean the difference between customer retention and customer loss. How can the Google Maps API help you [...]
Google Maps and Earth updated with new high-res NASA satellite imagery Just this week, Google announced a new version of their Maps and Earth apps containing high-resolution imagery from NASA's Landsat 8 satellite, along with new processing techniques, working together to create a seamless, cloud-free mosaic of the earth. Using the same Earth Engine APIs made publicly available, they analyzed over 700 trillion pixels (7,000x more pixels than [...]
We are proud to share a recent presentation given by Nirav Patel, one of Dito's lead Google Maps & Imagery specialists, at the 2014 Google Geo for Good Summit. Nirav speaks about "providing open-access to high resolution, contemporary data on human population distributions” for the WorldPop Project.
Manassas, VA (October 20, 2014) - Dito, a Google for Work Premier Partner, announces the new availability of high resolution aerial imagery for sale as part of the recently expanded Google Maps for Work offering. This adds to the geospatial capabilities Dito is now able to offer its customers, allowing the incorporation of high resolution imagery into their applications for further analysis, better visualization, and [...]