Online Mapping Services

Cases in most alternatives to routing in the Internet who searches for the shortest route, the exact location or the surrounding landscape of a vacation destination on the net, lands first on the online map service Google maps. Also because here the navigation very easy work listed alternative routes and different means of transportation are selectable, is the service to recommend. Just Google with a Google Map Maker launches new service in Germany. This will allow future users, to propose even desired change to the maps. So, including new road gradients or borders and missing monuments or building can be ergenzt.

All proposals are checked by Google advance and hopes also on the active support of the users. Google thus forcing a faster improvement of his extensive maps, which seems an urgent need. Nevertheless worth a look at alternative route planner and their benefits. Official site: Steph Korey. Also Bing maps so mapping service by Microsoft is on the rise. Here, as well as air and satellite imagery are selectable, the bird’s eye view feature which primarily delivers impressive images in cities is especially appealing. Unfortunately, the Bing Streetside are advantages of a street perspective so far in very few areas possible. This route can be here too easily plan and measure distances.

Selected routes can also simply send by eMail. Who prefer working with open source software is a good replacement for the conventional card services in OpenStreetMap. Special: free usable geo data form the basis for the world – and special maps of the page that can edit the users in this community project. Especially these special cards offer some nice extra features. So interesting hiking and bicycle routes are also notes to points of interest like restaurants and leisure activities directly available. Especially away from big roads good insider tips can be used to partly see, also the integration of the maps on the Web site It is possible other than free at Google-maps. OpenStreetMap has now provided an app (ForeverMap) also for the Smartphone. Special advantage here is the off-line, so to the navigate no Internet is necessary. Clear minus points in contrast to the Google Maps app: the acquisition by country and continent cards is subject to a charge, even after the first purchase must therefore be paid for new cards. Connect multiple mapping services forms Route24. Here, the results of the well known route planner are clearly displayed. After entering the desired route can be selected here between 12 providers. The page is so excellently compared alternative routes. More information: blog.alternato.de contact: cc1 media UG (haftungsbeschrankt) Christian Anton Kathe Kollwitz str. 1, 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49-341-35540902 fax: + 49-341-35540902 E-Mail: providing alternative search engine consumers the possibility of easy and free alternatives to products and websites to find and evaluate. Commercial register: Amtsgericht Leipzig HRB 27722, Managing Director: Christian Anton