At the end of August our friends at GoogleMapsMania did a Q and A with our staff that can be checked out here.
We in turn had some questions for their lead writer Keir Clarke about the industry, since their site has been the top destination for Google Mapping news since 2006!
1. How did you get involved [...]
Today, with the number of Google Maps mashups increasing every single day, there needs to be more attention given to exposing all the location based data and points of interest that you have spent a lot of time, money and effort to gather, organize and publish. The marriage between Google Maps mashups and SEO is key, without it you will have a delicious pizza with fascinating toppings and no delivery van.
We’re always on the lookout for new campus maps using the Google Maps API in comparison to our own Google Maps Campus Map solution that we have successfully deployed at University of Ottawa. We have found a few solutions deployed at Rice University, Mississipi State, Appalachian State and Michigan State; all of which are vast improvements over the static images and PDFs used as campus maps on many university websites.
For the past 20 years, web-based geographic mapping was very difficult to perform, and largely remained a curiosity prior to the release of Google Maps in 2005. Since then, a cottage industry around consumer mapping has appeared and has produced over 150,000 publicly available maps.
This interest in the “location perspective” has extended to businesses of [...]
Google Map’s intuitive user and user friendly controls make it a suitable platform to deliver content beyond maps and markers.
This is a pretty cool compilation of the various ways the big new’s networks have incorporated Google Maps into their stories:
Just more proof that the Google Map is a great presentation aid that your organization should consider.
Google Maps For Flash is a relatively new Google maps platform that can power new and innovative solutions. We can help you use this platform to deliver business intelligence solutions.
The Google Maps team just released a pretty slick update to Street View that they have rolled into an impressive video here:
Our team can integrate this latest feature into whatever type of map you had in mind.
This is a great looking video that our buddy Keir put together over at GoogleMapsMania
If anything in that video is what you had in mind for your map, then you have come to the right place.
Today Google launched an early release of version 3 of the Maps API in Google Code Labs. Although the maps and functionality look similar to the current version 2 of the API, a lot has changed under the hood – as in your current version 2 based maps will not work in version 3.