Tag: frontier region

A faster way to annotate security information on maps

Analysts are often asked to present security information on a map, usually in relation to an area of operation or interest. Creating annotated map images in powerpoint can be fiddly and time consuming. We are in the process of building an image editor to cut down the time it takes to create annotated maps that …

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Exploring data around a specific location

We’re always looking for new ways to help people find the information they need, fast. Recently we’ve been working on a way to enhance the geographic search within our platforms. Location can be an important factor when you’re searching information, and we want to help our customers easily discover all the information that relates to …

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OSM updates improve the accuracy of maps in Iraq

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative mapping effort that relies on crowdsourced data to create freely available, editable maps of the world. Volunteers add and edit information about transport links, buildings, points of interest, land usage and much more. We’re really excited about recent updates, especially to towns and cities across Iraq. It can be hard …

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