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May 26, 2023

Building better maps with open data on building heights

State and local governments can now use a new dataset for location-based apps that includes building height data, a feature that will improve their GIS analysis and map visualizations.

May 26, 2023

Marc Prioleau: The Overture Maps Foundation: Do We Need a New Open Mapping Project?

Marc Prioleau is the newly appointed Executive Director to the Overture Maps Foundation (at the date this episode comes out). Overture was originally announced in December 2022, founded by Amazon, Meta, Microsoft and TomTom as part of the Linux Foundation, with the goal of providing a open map data.

Apr 12, 2023

VentureBeat: Overture Maps Foundation pre-releases collaboratively-built map dataset as shared asset for location-based apps

The Overture Maps Foundation, a community-driven initiative to create an open map dataset, has unveiled a pre-release of its latest iteration.

Feb 7, 2023

Geospatial World: An Enduring Overture: Esri + Open Source

Established last December by the Linux Foundation in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Meta, Microsoft, and TomTom, to create easy-to-use, interoperable map data for the globe.

Dec 16, 2022

TechZine: AWS, Meta, Microsoft and TomTom want to democratize map data

The Linux Foundation is collaborating with AWS, Meta, Microsoft and TomTom to make quality open map data available for free.

Join this open map data project to ensure that Overture supports the features and use cases you care about!

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