Esri integrates LightBox data to expand Canadian content geocoding
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To find, map, and analyze other forms of valuable geospatial information, industries need X and Y coordinates for place names. Users in many industries have addresses or place names in varying states of completeness, and they want to turn that information into actionable intelligence. To address this need, Esri, the world leader in location intelligence, has partnered with LightBox, a provider of real estate data analytics, to offer advanced geocoding solutions in Canada.
The service is available to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Platform users. The LightBox enhancement will provide more accurate geocoding for rooftop locations regarding addresses, subaddresses, or locations with multiple units. ArcGIS Platform, a geospatial platform as a service, gives developers direct access to location services using the APIs and web frameworks of their choice, whether supporting dozens of users or millions of users. ‘between them.
Following a May 31 release of ArcGIS World Geocoding Service, the collaboration between Esri and LightBox delivers more accurate geocoding solutions for ArcGIS users. Esri also meets advanced geocoding needs through ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS World Geocoder, and ArcGIS StreetMap Premium.
“LightBox, formerly DMTI Spatial, offers the market-leading addressing and sub-addressing solution for high-accuracy geocoding,” said AJ Dunklau, General Manager, LightBox Location Intelligence Division. “Esri users will now be able to access this robust data, building on LightBox’s 20 years of developing Canadian geolocation databases. Our partnership allows these users to benefit from accurate geocoding data and explore the broader Canadian data solutions that LightBox can provide.
ArcGIS World Geocoding Service covers over 90% of the world’s population and provides street-level geocoding for over 150 countries. The new alliance with LightBox further underscores Esri’s commitment to improving the user experience both inside and outside the United States.
“We are excited to provide our users with the best address information available for Canada,” said Robert Jensen, product manager for geocoding at Esri. “Having exceptional address coverage, timeliness and accuracy enables users who rely on spatially accurate addresses to make effective decisions. Integrating LightBox data into ArcGIS gives them confidence in Esri’s ability to deliver a powerful geocoding experience.
To learn more about Esri’s ArcGIS Global Geocoding Service, visit go.esri.com/geocoding-service.
LightBox is the world’s leading real estate information and technology platform. Through operational excellence and a passion for innovation, LightBox facilitates transparency, efficiency, insight and prediction for real estate investment and location analytics. LightBox customers include commercial and government agencies that require definitive real estate data and powerful workflow solutions, including brokers, developers, investors, lenders, insurers, technology providers, environment and evaluation professionals. LightBox is headquartered in Irvine, California. For more information, visit https://www.lightboxre.com.
Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS), geolocation, and mapping software, helps customers harness the power of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide and more than 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa and in the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. , non-profit organizations and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and local support partners in more than 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri designs the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at esri.com.
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