Google Maps and Pizza

December 7, 2012 Comments Off

You’ve heard this message before if you have built mapping apps on top of Google Maps:
 Google bakes the crust and you provide the toppings
We have been baking maps for over 5 or 6 years now and over the years we learned 3 things (that apply to …

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Look Before Crossing!

November 28, 2012 Comments Off

Today, 680 news reported that “the last 10 days of November are reportedly the worst of the year for pedestrian accidents.” It also stated that “so far in 2012, 20 pedestrians have died after struck by vehicles on Toronto roads,̶…

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Beyond Web Mapping in Government

November 27, 2012 Comments Off

Over the past year we’ve been engaged with a number of different municipalities discussing the project we completed with the City of Mississauga ( Since then many of them have seen this work. At a recent municipal …

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Unleash your city’s cultural data

May 16, 2012 Comments Off

For the past six years we have been building Google Maps mashups and have learned a lot doing it. But something has changed these days with the availability of all these data APIs and with the rise of the Open Data movements all across Canada, the US a…

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Ready, set, go: The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Competition is underway

July 21, 2010 Comments Off

Kevin Macdonald talks with Damien Somerset about ThinkWrap’s partnership with the X PRIZE Foundation in a project to inspire a new generation of safe, green and super efficient vehicles. You will be able to track the vehicles on the Google Map se…

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X PRIZE Foundation to Partner with ThinkWrap

October 14, 2009 Comments Off

PLAYA VISTA, CA, October 14, 2009 – The X PRIZE Foundation today announced details of a unique partnership with ThinkWrap Solutions Inc. to benefit the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a multi-million dollar competition designed to inspire a…

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Veriday » Mapping 2009-09-09 05:49:36

September 9, 2009 Comments Off

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 …

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Exposing your POIs using Google Maps and SEO strategies

July 19, 2009 Comments Off

The main goal for any website is to achieve web presence, but what is the point of having web presence if you can’t be found? – and by “found” I mean besides ‘Googling’ for ‘’. This is wher…

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Some Universities are starting to get it.

July 9, 2009 Comments Off

We’re always on the lookout for new campus maps using the Google Maps API, and here are just a few of the ones we have discovered:
Rice University

Loading issues aside, this map is both aesthetically pleasing and quite easy to navigate.

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Bringing enterprise sensibilities to Google Maps

July 1, 2009 Comments Off

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 pro…

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