Mapping

Uber Begins Mapping the Streets of North Vancouver

Earlier this month, Uber unleashed 25 of its mapping vehicles across Metro Vancouver and today, a report by North Shore News is confirming that Uber’s mapping vehicles are now hitting North Vancouver streets as well. “It looks like the cars have been on the road in North Van,” stated Uber Canada spokeswoman Susie Heath in an email, although...

Edmonton Will Be The First Canadian City Mapped By Uber

A new kind of Uber car is rolling out in Edmonton with the intention of mapping the city. The new mapping cars are equipped with rooftop camera that will help the ride sharing company create their own digital maps of the city. Maps are at the heart of Uber's business and the service wouldn't exist...

Apple Acquires Mapping Visualization and Analytics Startup Mapsense

According to a new report from Recode, Apple has acquired San Francisco-based mapping visualization startup Mapsense. The company is able to sort through massive geotagged datasets to create quick geographical visualizations of location-based data points that can be embedded into apps. Mapsense built a cloud-based high-speed mapping engine that can ingest and index large amounts...