Google announced new datasets including demographics, parcels, traffic counts in its for fee Google Earth Pro this month. Why? What market is the company looking capture? Are those data enough? And, do they belong in Google Earth Pro? Our editors explore the new additions.
The latest release of ESRI Business Analyst Online with updated 2010/2015 demographics data offers more than 2,000 data variables, including current-year estimates and 2015 forecasts. This data can help your organization analyze markets, profile customers, evaluate competitors, and identify opportunities. To learn more about these updates, visit www.esri.com/datawhatsnew.
At the Creating the Policy and Legal Framework for a Location-enabled Society conference in Boston, Kirk Goldsberry, who is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard, gave a fascinatng presentation with the help of two of his students on the topic of personal geographic data and privacy. Geoff Zeiss provides a recap.