Access to spatial data as well as advanced mapping and spatial analysis over the Internet is becoming more common. Find information about map server technology and examples of online mapping.
Esri’s mapping and analytics platform.
geothinQ is a Geographic Information System (GIS) platform that powers smart, data-driven real estate decisions for land development professionals and property stakeholders. Backed by robust land mapping technology, geothinQ provides on-demand access to property data across the country including environmental, demographic and topographic information. The platform creates a fast and visual land evaluation process resulting in sustainable projects that produce a positive ROI for developers.
Google Earth combines satellite imagery, geographic data and Google’s search capabilities to create a virtual globe application that you can download to your desktop to access online spatial data. Find resources here to help you expand this geographic data viewer application.
Using Google Maps on individual web sites, called map hacking, is a fast and easy way to add geographic information to personal web sites. Listed here are resources to help you understand how to embed Google Maps in your own site.
Based on open source software, gvSIG lets users publish maps in the cloud as well as manage an organization internally through web maps.
- Case studies:
- gvSIG Online as part of the gvSIG Suite
MapServer is an OpenSource development environment for building spatially enabled Internet applications. The software builds upon other popular OpenSource or freeware systems like Shapelib, FreeType, Proj.4, libTIFF, Perl and others.
Create simple interactive web maps with GIS functions.
TatukGIS Developer Kernel ASP.NET Edition
Free Map Server Software
Want to launch maps over the internet but can’t afford commercial software? Check here for links to free map servers. Suggest a resource: firstname.lastname@example.orgArticle first published January 16, 2009. Select entries last updated on August 20, 2018.