Developers and map creators face significant challenges today. There’s the complex and costly task of collecting and updating high-quality data from various sources. Many datasets, even when describing the same real-world entities, use different conventions and terms, creating integration issues. Additionally, open map data can have errors and might not have a useful structure for commercial applications. The purpose of the Overture Maps Foundation is to address these challenges.
Founded in 2022 under the Joint Development Foundation, Overture Maps Foundation (Overture Maps) is dedicated to the development of reliable, easy-to-use, and interoperable open map data that will power current and next-generation map products. We build this data through a collaborative process that combines technology, data, and support from a wide range of companies.