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Overture Maps | Jun 15, 2023

Overture Maps Previews Data Schema and Reference System

The Overture Maps team previewed two important documents today:  the Overture Data Schema that outlines how the open map data will be structured and the Overture Global Entity Reference System, a stable ID system that will allow users to easily join additional data types to the map data.  Overture's mission is to…

Overture Maps | Apr 26, 2023

Overture Maps Foundation at Geospatial World Forum: A New Model for Open Map Data

On Wednesday, May 3rd, Overture Maps Foundation executives and members will join the National Geospatial Institute at the Geospatial World Forum in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to discuss “A New Model for Open Map Data through Public-Private Partnership.”   Open map data serves as a crucial platform for expanding the use of…

Overture Maps | Apr 12, 2023

Overture Maps Foundation Update – A Look at Progress, Possibilities

Last December, we announced the formation of the Overture Maps Foundation. It marked the start of a process to enlist a growing community of map data users to build an open map dataset that will meet the needs of map service providers as the mapping market evolves. Since then, we’ve…

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